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El Movimiento Nacional Campesino Indígena Presente en la Cumbre de los Pueblos, en Río de Janeiro
Con una delegación de 75 compañerxs, el MNCI hace parte de las diversas actividades proyectadas por La Vía Campesina para decir NO a las FALSAS soluciones del capitalismo.  Ver mas

Governments Gamble with our Future. South Feminists Demand Responsible Action Now
While governments were locked in their semantic battles in the Rio+20 process, women’s and other social movements continue to fight on multiple fronts for human rights, justice and sustainability.   See more

Give Africa chance to develop its own technology.

Many civil society organizations in Africa are questioning sustainable development because they do not understand it. Cheik Tidiane Dieye from ENDA a civil society organization in Senegal has charged.  See more

Interview of Cheikh Gueye of ENDA, Senegal: No to the official Summit

ENDA a civil society organization from Senegal West Africa said they are in Brazil for the people and to say no to the Rio +20 official summit. Sheik Gueye from ENDA said they are saying no to the official summit because of the reberal approach they have taken to development.   See more

Director of the institute for Global Dialogue in South Africa Dr Siphamandla Zond: Green economy not really green

Director of the institute for Global Dialogue in South Africa Dr Siphamandla Zondi says the way the green economy is being defined by co operations is not actual green but just adding the green to the brown economy.  See more

The Peoples Summit in Rio : No need for carbon market in Africa

Action Aid a nonprofit organization working in many African countries say there is no need for carbon market for Africa. Action Aid technical officer on food security Celso Marcatto, said the carbon market is not going to work for a small holder farmer in Africa.  See more

Déclaration consensuelle Africaine sur Rio+20

Nous, Ministres représentant les États africains, rappelant la résolution 64/236 de l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies demandant la convocation de la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le développement durable, également désignée par l’appellation Rio+20, qui se tiendra à Rio de Janeiro (Brésil) en juin 2012, et rappelant également la décision Assembly/AU/Dec.381(XVII) de laConférence de l'Union africaine invitant les États membres à oeuvrer à la préparation d’une Positionafricaine commune pour Rio+20, nous sommes réunis à Addis-Abeba (Éthiopie) les 24 et 25 octobre2011, dans le cadre du processus préparatoire régional africain à Rio+20.  Voir plus

Peoples summit Update

The people’s summit in Rio de janeiro Brazil has taken centre stage with a lot of activity taking place next to the beautiful beach in Gloria Rio de flamingo.  See more

Rio+20: Déclaration de la jeunesse africaine

Nous, jeunes africains, réunis au sein du réseau panafricain dénommé Afrique Internationale pour le Développement et l’Environnement au 21ème siècle (AIDE21) qui se veut l’écho d’une jeunesse africaine sensible à la dégradation croissante de l’environnement, lançons en ce jour un appel solennel à l’ensemble des chefs d’Etats de la planète particulièrement aux chefs d’Etats Africains, et aux différents participants de la Conférence des Nations unies sur le développement durable  Voir plus

Sommet des peuples : présentation et méthodologie

Entre le 15 et le 23 juin de cette année 2012, aura lieu au Parc du Flamengo ( Aterro do Flamengo ) à Rio de Janeiro, le Sommet des Peuples pour la justice sociale et environnementale à Rio+20. La société civile globale, les organisations, collectifs et mouvements sociaux occuperont le Parc du Flamengo pour proposer de nouveaux modes de vies solidaires, contre la marchandisation de la nature et en défense des biens communs.  Voir plus

Accaparement des terres: l'Afrique élève la voix au Sommet des peuples de Rio+20

Le problème de l’accaparement des terres en Afrique a été fortement décrié par les délégations africaines présentes au sommet des peuples au Brésil. Venus de différents coins du continent, sociétés civiles, ONGs, mouvement sociaux ont exprimé leur ras-le-bol face à l’accaparement illicite des terres.  Voir plus

Rio+20 Postcard from FemlinkPacific

As Government & States Delegations from 80 plus countries present in Rio are in Negotiations post Rio+20 Dialogue days conference at the Rio Centro conference Arena, different organizations, activists from countries across the Globe are at different stations with side events and panels continuing the clarity to the process of what really is going to be the outcome of this very Auspicious occasion of the history of our century. See more

Relato sobre a repressão contra a radio cupula dos povos

Oi pessoal, Despulpa pela falta de informações, foi muita correria, muita emoção. Em poucas palavras, um rapido, incompleto resumo. - Uma primeira tentativa de fechar a radio começou tipo 14:30, pela anatel (agencia reguladora de telecomunicación) e policia militar. Todos os presentes defenderam a tenda da radio, e o programa em curso criticou fortemente a repressão para mobilizar los visitantes da cúpula. A partir deste momento, a programação mudou e se centrou na luta pela democratização da comunicação.   Veja mas

En Río+20 se reúnen también los medios libres! Participa!

Se ha previsto que el II Foro Mundial de Medios Libres se organice bajo el un programa de paneles, "desconferencias" (debates libres), talleres y plenarios. Los formatos son abiertos.   Ver mas

DAWN delivers Women's Major Group Interventions at the Rio +20 2nd Informal Informals - Intervention by Noelene Nabulivou

Noelene Nabulivou, DAWN Executive Committee member from Fiji, delivered the Women's Major Group Statement to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on 3 May 2012, at the 2nd Informal-Informal Negotiations at the United Nations, NY. UN Secretary General Ban-ki-Moon has called the upcoming Rio+20 Earth Summit in June 2012, "a once-in-a-generation opportunity." The Women's Major Group Statement therefore raised four concerns on the current state of negotiations, toward this critical world conference.   See more

AMARC Llama a Unirse a la Radio de la Cumbre de los Pueblos!

Montreal, 24 de mayo del 2012. La Radio Cumbre estará en la Web y transmitirá en vivo durante la Cumbre de los Pueblos, un evento paralelo a la Rio+20, desde el Aterro do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro.  Ver mas

Rio+20 should prioritise sustainable agriculture, says Caroline Spelman

The Guardian, May 24, 2012 - Sustainable agriculture should be the UK's key objective for Rio+20, according to the UK secretary of state for the environment, food and rural affairs, Caroline Spelman, who will be attending next month's UN conference on sustainable development with the deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.  See more

Rio+20 to mull giving UN climate body more teeth: Brazil

AFP – Fri, May 18, 2012 - Next month's Rio summit on sustainable development will discuss how to strengthen the UN Environment Program (UNEP), Brazil's environment minister said Friday.  See more

Call for participation: Rio+20: "My Idea of Sustainable Lifestyle"!

May 10, 2012 - In relation to Rio+20 Conference, we are calling out to all university students to get involved and share their ideas of sustainability lifestyle and the future they want.  See more

Ce qui est en jeu à Rio + 20

15 mai 2012 - A un mois de la conférence des Nations Unies Rio+20, les peuples du monde ne constatent aucunes avancées positives dans le processus de négociation qui se déroule au sein de la conférence officielle.  Voir plus

Rio +20 : l’Afrique à la recherche de solutions durables

10 mai 2012 - l est rare qu’un chef de gouvernement s’exprimant à l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies soit applaudi au tout début de son discours. C’est pourtant ce qui s’est produit en septembre dernier lorsque le Premier Ministre du Bhoutan, Jigmi Thinley, a pris la parole et annoncé qu’il allait parler du « bonheur ».   Voir plus

Rio+20 Dialogues

May 10, 2012 - The Government of Brazil is organizing, with the support of the United Nations, the Sustainable Development Dialogues, a forum for civil society, to be held in Riocentro, between June 16 to 19, in the context of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20.   See more

Ban urges progress in Rio+20 negotiations, names post-2015 High-level Panel co-chairs

May 9, 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to make progress in their negotiations of the outcome document for the United Nations Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20) next month.   See more

Countries agree to extend negotiations on Rio+20 outcome document

May 5, 2012 – Representatives from governments negotiating the outcome document for the United Nations Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20) today agreed to add five more days . . .   See more

Rio+20 Sustainable Development Talks too Focused on Technology?

April 28, 2012 - The conviction that new technologies will solve the world's environmental and social problems has overly dominated early negotiations leading up to the Rio+20 summit in Brazil in June, a UN General Assembly meeting has heard.  See more

La Cumbre de la Tierra Río+20: Las implicancias para el Desarrollo de Chile

18 de Abril, 2012 - Veinte años después de la Cumbre de la Tierra en Río de Janeiro en 1992, la ONU ha decido volver a reunir a representantes de gobiernos, instituciones internacionales y organizaciones no gubernamentales para analizar cómo construir una economía verde.  Ver mas

New proposals offered as negotiations for Rio+20 resume in New york

March 19, 2012 – Negotiations on the outcome document for “Rio+20” resume today, with countries advancing many new proposals that will shape the direction of how the world will move the sustainable development agenda forward.  See more

100-Day contdown to Rio+20 spurs calls for increase action towards sustainability

March 12, 2012 - The 100-day countdown to this June’s “Rio+20” Conference started today with calls for a sharp increase in the level of ambition by Governments, businesses and civil society to reach an outcome in Rio . . .  See more

FAO at Rio +20 The future we want: a world without hunger

A "business-as-usual" approach to economic development and natural resource management will no longer be possible. With the world population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the planet will have to feed more people. . . See more

100 days to Rio+20: the role of ICTs in “The Future We Want”

March 13, 2012 - The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in exactly 100 days. This global event will mark the 20 year anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit. . . See more

Rio+20 : les juristes de l'environnement lancent un appel et des recommandations

01 décembre 2011 - Sous la houlette du professeur Michel Prieur, les juristes de l'environnement se mobilisent pour instiller une nouvelle inspiration au prochain sommet de la Terre, qui se tiendra à Rio (Brésil) du 20 au 22 juin 2012. Voir plus