Engaging with Earth Summit 2012 means understanding the ‘process’. Broadly speaking, ‘process’ refers to the way the Summit works, the channels for engagement, the key dates and meetings, and the established ‘protocols’ for engaging effectively.
An important document for more information on the Preparatory Process is the outcome document from the Contact Group that discussed this subject at PrepCom1, available here.
Milestones to Rio+20
There were a number of key events and milestones in the run-up to the UN General Assembly Resolution that called for the Summit in December 2009. As Stakeholder Forum advocated strongly for a Summit and was involved in many of the discussions leading to the resolution, we made a record of the key moments.
Key Dates and Meetings
The Summit will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 4th – 6th June 2012