The World Water Forum 2012 – What Challenges for Rio+20?

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The World Water Forum 2012 – What Challenges for Rio+20?

On UN World Water Day, March 22, 2012, the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) at the University of Ottawa presented a panel discussion titled “The World Water Forum 2012: What challenges for Rio+20?” The participants, University of Ottawa professors Sylvie Paquerot and Raphaël Canet, examined the outcome of this year’s World Water Forum, held this past March in France, and looked ahead to the challenges facing the upcoming Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development to be held in June 2012 in Brazil.