Rio de Janeiro, June 22, 2012 – The UN Conference on Sustainable Development – also known as Rio+20 – has resulted in a disappointing final declaration. Like many other civil society organizations around the world, Equiterre had hoped that this meeting would be a chance for leaders to:
The UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio has resulted in a disappointing final declaration.
Citizen groups from around the world had viewed the meeting as a chance for world leaders to recommit to sustainability promises made in 1992.
It was seen as a chance to further the fight against both poverty and climate change.
But the results have fallen short of...
Steven Guilbeault, cofounder and deputy executive director of Equiterre, has once again been re-elected co-chair of Climate Action Network International (CAN-International).
Recognized by the United Nations, CAN-International represents more than 500 non-governmental organizations, ranging from large international groups such as Greenpeace and WWF to smaller groups with a...