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 GC Concludes - 24 February 2011

 

GC 26 Day3Green Economy and Environment Governance reform backed by world's environment ministers

 

A major sustainable development conference in Brazil next year offers a key opportunity to accelerate and to scale-up a global transition to a low-carbon, resource-efficient Green Economy, a meeting of the world's environment ministers has signaled.

 

Potential challenges, including new kinds of trade barriers, need to be managed. But a Green Economy offers a way of realizing sustainable development in the 21st century by "building economies, enhancing social equity and human well-being, while reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities". more>>


For more information: Earth Negotiation Bulletin

 
 

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Day 4 Proceedings Closing Press Conference
 

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 Towards a Green Economy. Pathways to sustainable and poverty eradication Towards a Green Economy. Pathways to sustainable and poverty eradication   UNEP Year Book 2011: Emerging Issues in our Global Environment UNEP Year Book 2011: Emerging Issues in our Global Environment

Building for the FutureBuilding for the Future
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