Report of the 1st UN RIO+20 Summit PLATFORM Stakeholder Consultation in Sri Lanka

‘Climate Sustainability PLATFORM’ together with the Centre for Environment and Development (CED), Global Sustainability Solutions (GLOSS) along with event partners The Management Club (TMC) and Responsible Business Initiative (RBI) held its first UN Rio+20 Summit Stakeholder Consultation in Colombo on 9th June 2010.. the Galle Face Hotel under the theme of “Climate Sustainability in a Green Economy”. This was a follow up to the 1st Preparatory Committee Meeting of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, referred to as RIO+20 held in New York last May.  Summary

“The frist UN Rio+20 Summit PLATFORM Consultation in Colombo resolved that the proposed framework for green agenda should clearly reflect the aspirations of the people in Asia, who represent half of the worlds poor, to eradicate poverty as a prerequisite for sustainable development. The way forward is to adoptand enforce sustainable consumption and production and to forge Climate Sustainability towards creating wellbeing and happines for all.”

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