Rio+20, 20 - 22 June 2012
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Resources

Reports and Publications

Report: Avoiding Future Famines

 

Report: Managing post -disaster debris: the Japan experience


Report: Principles for Sustainable Insurance

 

Report: Status Report on the Application of Integrated Approaches to Water Resources Management


Report: Inclusive Wealth Report 2012

 

Report: Foresight Report


Report: Building and Inclusive Green Economy for All

 

Summary Report: Working towards a Balanced and Inclusive Green Economy


Report: The Business Case for the Green Economy

 

Report: GEO-5 for Local Governments


Report: Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

 

Report: Green Economy Briefing Papers


Report: Perspectives. Major Groups and Stakeholders of Civil Society on Rio+20

 

Report: Building an Inclusive Green Economy for All


Report: Renewable 2012 Global Status Report

 

Report: The Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5)


Report: Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2012

 

Report: UNEP input to the Rio+20 Compilation Document


Report: “Sick water? The Central Role of Wastewater Management in Sustainable Development

 

Report: “The Environmental Food Crisis


Report: “A Brief for Policymakers on the Green Economy and Millennium Development Goals” (UNEP)

 

Study on The Economic of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)


Report: “Keeping Track of our Changing Environment: From Rio to Rio+20 (1992-2012)

 

Report: “Progress towards meeting internationally agreed goals


Green Economy Policy-makers Synthesis “Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

 

Report: “Decoupling Natural Resource Use and Environmental Impacts from Economic Growth” (UNEP and International Resource Panel)


Report: “Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a sustainable, low-carbon world” (ILO and UNEP)

 

GEO-5 Summary for Policy Makers


Report: “Global Green New Deal Policy Brief” (UNEP)

 

Report: “Resource Efficiency: Economics and Outlook for Asia and the Pacific” (UNEP)

 

Other Reports

The MDG Gap Task Force Report 2011: “The Global Partnership for Development: Time to Deliver

 

UNDP Report: “The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011


Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)”

 

ILO Report: “Global Employment Trends for Youth: 2011 Update


ILO Report: “Skills for Green Jobs: A Global View

 
 

 

Publications at Rio

UN DESA has recommended that the Rio Conference be "paper smart". In place of providing hard copies of publications, UN DESA will provide an e-bookstore selling e-publications and print on-demand facilities. UN Rio+20 publications can be viewed and downloaded from the Publications website.

 

Related Links

Commit to the Future We Want - Rio+20 Voluntary Commitments

Forthcoming fifth report in the Global Environment Outlook series (GEO5)

Summary of “UNEP Emerging Issues

Report: “Nairobi-Helsinki Outcome” (UNEP)

Draft Proposal for “Global Compact Between Science and Society for Sustainability and the Green Economy” (UNEP)

Report of the UN Secretary General: “Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development”

Report of the UN Secretary General: “Keeping the promise: a forward-looking review to promote an agreed action agenda to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015”

World Bank Report: “Global Monitoring Report 2010: The MDGs after the Crisis”

FAO Report: “Global Food Losses and Food Waste: Extent, Causes and Prevention”

EEA Report: “Europe’s Environment: An Assessment of Assessments, Chapter 3: Green Economy”

Commission for Sustainable Development: indicator sets

UN System of Integrated Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA)

Human Development Index (HDI)

ILO project on Decent Work Indicators

OECD’s initiative on Measuring the Progress of Societies

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