Building on Rio + 20 – What Leading Economies are Bringing to Rio+20

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Building on Rio + 20 – What Leading Economies are Bringing to Rio+20

Building on Rio + 20: Canada’s role and priorities in a global green economy

On May 1st and 2nd, 2012, in Ottawa, Sustainable Prosperity organized a conference entitled “Building on Rio + 20: Canada’s role and priorities in a global green economy.” This conference marks the 20th anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit, which was intended to chart a course for global sustainable development.

The second panel of the day on May 1, “Packing for Rio: What Leading Economies are Bringing to Rio+20,” featured Ole Andreas Lindeman (Head of the Energy+ team in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Piragibe Tarrago (Brazilian Ambassador to Canada) and Euan Wallace (Head of Global Issues, British High Commission).