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Rio+20 Is Not a Failure

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

By Don de Silva*

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) I disagree with the branding of Rio+20 as an abject “failure”. As a returnee from the 1992 Earth Summit, I have mixed views about the conference, some positive. Continue Reading

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Rio+20 and Beyond: Together for a Sustainable Future

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

By José Graziano da Silva*

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 18 (TerraViva) As stated in the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and the 1992 Earth Summit, human beings are at the centre of sustainable development. Continue Reading

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Children Will Live the Future We Are Making

Posted on 15 June 2012 by admin

By Khaled Mansour*

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 15 (TerraViva) With more than seven billion people on the planet, the international community should ask in Rio de Janeiro what sustainable development means for the world’s 2.2 billion children. Continue Reading

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Brazil and Leadership Needed at Rio+20

Posted on 15 June 2012 by admin

By Marcelo Furtado *

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 15 (TerraViva) – The rise of Brazil and other emerging economies is one of the major changes since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. With power comes responsibility. Continue Reading

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Putting Resilience at the Heart of Development

Posted on 08 June 2012 by admin

By Helen Clark*

UNITED NATIONS, June 8, 2012 (IPS) – The world’s population today is healthier, wealthier, and better educated than ever before. Yet, despite incredible progress, disconcerting realities stubbornly persist. Continue Reading

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La resiliencia es la base del desarrollo

Posted on 08 June 2012 by admin

Por Helen Clark *

NACIONES UNIDAS, jun (IPS) – La población mundial es hoy más sana, más rica y mejor educada que nunca antes. Pero con estos avances increíbles aún conviven realidades desconcertantes. Continue Reading

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A crise ambiental e a economia estão interligadas

Posted on 04 June 2012 by admin

Maurice Strong*

PEQUIM, China, 4 de junho de 2012, (IPS) – (Tierramérica).- Paradoxalmente, se não se atuar com decisão para frear a mudança climática, a redução das emissões de gases-estufa poderá ocorrer pelo colapso da economia mundial, alerta neste artigo Maurice Strong.

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Rio+20 é a conferência de todos

Posted on 01 June 2012 by admin

Sha Zukang*

Nações Unidas, 1/6/2012, (IPS) – A Conferência das Nações Unidas sobre Desenvolvimento Sustentável (Rio+20), que acontecerá de 20 a 22 de junho no Rio de Janeiro, é uma oportunidade única em uma geração Continue Reading

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Rio+20 – a Call to Responsibility, a Call to Action

Posted on 01 June 2012 by admin

By Federico Mayor Zaragoza and Mario Soares*

BARCELONA, Jun 1, 2012 (IPS) – We are all going through a period of great confusion and uncertainty.

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Um chamado à responsabilidade, tempo de ação

Posted on 31 May 2012 by admin

Federico Mayor Zaragoza e Mario Soares*

Barcelona, Espanha, 31/5/2012, (IPS) РVivemos tempos de grande confuṣo e de enormes incertezas. Uma parte do mundo se v̻ ferozmente afetada pelas consequ̻ncias do Estado de total submisṣo em que se encontram os governos com rela̤̣o aos mercados financeiros. Continue Reading

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