SF calls on UK Stakeholders to respond the Secretary-General’s Questionnaire

Stakeholder Forum is calling on Development and Environment Group (DEG) members and UK stakeholders to respond the Secretary-General’s Questionnaire.

The next major milestone on the road towards Rio +20 will be the submissions to the Secretary General’s Report by Member States, Major Groups, UN agencies and Other Stakeholders by 31st October. These submissions should be guided by the Secretary General’s Questionnaire –available here:  http://bit.ly/apsrrA

In relation to the Secretary General’s Questionnaire, Stakeholder Forum is calling on DEG members and UK stakeholders more broadly to take the following steps:

  • Make a submission from your organization to the Secretary General by 31st October 2010

  • Stakeholder Forum will be compiling a consolidated submission to the Secretary General based on UK stakeholder submissions, so if you would like your submission to be included in this, please send it to Nicola Williams ([email protected]) or Andrew Shaw ([email protected]) by 20th October – we will be compiling all submissions we receive from stakeholders into a document outlining key points and recommendations

  • Stakeholder Forum will also send this consolidated submission to the UK government (Defra), who have promised to in turn forward it to the Secretary General with a cover letter

To assist stakeholders in their submissions, SF have put together several background documents from the preparatory process so far and briefing papers on the themes of the Summit. These are available below:

Official Papers

Questionnaire for Major Groups on Experiences, Success Factors, Risks and Challenges with Regard to Objective and Themes of UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD).

Click here to download

Co-Chair’s Summary of the First Preparatory Committee Meeting for Rio+20 (PrepComm 1)

The Co-Chair’s summary provides an overview of the points raised by governments and stakeholders during the first preparatory meeting for Earth Summit 2012 held on 17-19 May 2010 at UN Headquarters, New York
Click here to download.

Report of the Secretary-General for the First Preparatory Committee Meeting for Rio+20 (PrepComm 1)

This report was produced by the Secretary General prior to the first PrepComm, and covers progress to date and remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits in the area of sustainable development, as well as an analysis of the themes of the Conference. Click here to download.

Stakeholder Forum Briefing Papers

Outcomes from PrepCom1 – An Analysis by Stakeholder Forum

Click here to download the paper. Stakeholder Forum has conducted a broad analysis of the outcomes from PrepCom1, also available as a Power Point presentaton here.

Matrix Analysis of Country Positions on the Green Economy and the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development at PrepCom1

Stakeholder Forum has also analysed country positions on the Green Economy and the institutional framework for sustainable development at PrepCom1.

Green Economy Briefing Paper by Stakeholder Forum

Stakeholder Forum has put together an Introductory Briefing Note on the Green Economy, identifying different strands of thinking and schools of thought.

Click here to download.

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