Stakeholders invited to submit contributions and inputs for Rio+20
On 8 March 2011, the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) invited all Member States, relevant UN system organizations and relevant stakeholders to provide inputs and contributions in writing by 1 November 2011 for inclusion in a draft Conference outcome document.
The Conference Bureau requested contributions from stakeholders, reminding that inputs must cover the objective and the two themes of the conference as specified in General Assembly Resolution A/64/236:
Objective: To secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assessing the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development and addressing new and emerging challenges.
Themes: (1) A green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication; and (2) The institutional framework for sustainable development.
Kindly submit your contributions to the Secretariat by e-mail at [email protected], or by fax at +1 212 963 1267 before the 1 November 2011 deadline.