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7.-8.02.2012: ‘Go sustainable, be responsible! European civil society on the road to Rio+20′, Brussels, Belgium

Jan 13th, 2012 |

The EESC conference ‘Go sustainable, be responsible! European civil society on the road to Rio+20′ from the 7th till 8th of  February 2012 in Brussels is intended to voice European civil society’s positions on Rio+20 and help make Rio+20 a success. The conference is aimed at participants from European civil society associations, decision-makers, EU officials and public officials. After an introduction into the current state of the Rio+20 process the EESC conference will focus on the green economy as a means to enhance sustainable development within the limits of natural resources. The first general debate should tackle the European contribution to sustainability, while the second general debate will address sustainable development in non-EU countries. Subsequently four workshops will give the opportunity to deepen the discussion and elaborate conference conclusions:

  • Food, water and energy for everyone
  • Sustainable consumption and production
  • A fair transition to a green economy – the social dimension
  • Involving civil society in the transition to a green economy

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