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Final Photos from Rio+20

UN Photo's Mark Garten took these photos at Friday's closing ceremony at the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. More photos Conference...

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Rio+20 Wrap-up: Vital Stats

With unprecedented participation from people hailing from all corners of the globe, thousands of events were held in the lead-up to and during Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, including more than 500 official and side events at the Riocentro...

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Special Rio+20 Stamps

As attendees make their way home from the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development at which 692 committments totalling 513 billion US dollars were announced, postcards and letters with special stamps are also making their way around the world....

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Final day of Rio+20!

After years of preparation, months of negotiations, hundreds of side events and the participation of tens of thousands of people from across the globe, the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development is expected to wrap up on Friday! The plenary session continues...

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Thursday at Rio+20

An action-packed second day of the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development follows Wednesday’s opening ceremonies. Take a look at our latest behind-the-scenes shots from the opening day on our Rio+20 photostream. Highlights of planned activities in Rio on...

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Rio+20 Decoded

Sometimes it feels like you need to speak another language to follow what’s happening at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development – and it’s not Portuguese! With the official start of conference upon us, here is an explanation of some useful terms for...

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Guest post: Rio+20 Through Liz’s Lens

Guest contributor: Elizabeth Thompson, UN Assistant Secretary-General & Rio+20 Executive Coordinator  Watch: Interview with Elizabeth Thompson In the days ahead the press and public will dissect the Rio+20 Conference and its outcome document in order to compare...

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Growing up with Rio: The World Bank

The World Bank has been following the lives of several people around the world, all born in the time of the last Rio summit on sustainable development in 1992. Watch this video or subscribe to their YouTube channel for details on world progress in sustainable...