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Rio+20: A New Agenda for Sustainability – or More of the Same?

A discussion on the Rio+20 global sustainability agenda.

Date & Time

Feb. 22, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm ET


6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development is rapidly approaching -- an important opportunity to make progress on the global sustainability agenda. A panel of Reid Detchon, United Nations Foundation, David Sandalow, Under Secretary of Energy, and Robert Engelman, Worldwatch, discussed the developing agenda.

The “Managing Our Planet” seminar series – developed jointly by George Mason University and the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Brazil Institute – addresses planetary scale problems and solutions.


*Picture courtesy of UNCSD


Hosted By

Brazil Institute

The Brazil Institute—the only country-specific policy institution focused on Brazil in Washington—works to foster understanding of Brazil’s complex reality and to support more consequential relations between Brazilian and U.S. institutions in all sectors.  Read more

Environmental Change and Security Program

The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental change, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy.  Read more

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