Rio+20 Dialogues: "Vote for the Future You Want"

In Preparation of Rio+20 // Rio+20 Dialogues: "Vote for the Future You Want"

The Rio Dialogues have set up a website to vote which challenges are most urgent and which solution approaches are most promising.

The ballot lists the ten topics of the Sustainable Development Dialogues, or Rio+20 Dialogues, each containing 10 recommendations.


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About the Rio Dialogues

The Sustainable Development Dialogues, also known as the Rio+20 Dialogues, an undertaking of the Brazilian Government with the support of the UN, is a pioneering initiative expressly designed to create a direct channel for civil society to increase and improve global participation in Rio+20 and in international conferences in general.

During these Dialogues, held from June 16 to June 19, experts and stakeholders from civil society will gather to determine which recommendations should be submitted directly to the Heads of State and Government at the High-Level Segment of the Rio+20 Conference.

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