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2014/10/23-24, Astana: International Forum EXPO-2017 “Future Energy: reduction of CO2 emission”, panel session Green Bridge Partnership Program: prospects and tools”

In the framework of the Forum the Ministry of energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in cooperation with Scientific Research and Education Center “Green Academy” and UNEP Kazakhstan hold the panel session “Green Bridge Partnership Programme: prospects and tools”.The main organizeres of this event are the Ministry of energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan and “Astana EXPO-2017” National company.

A book to stimulate finance innovation in Geneva

For the first time in Switzerland, a book puts the spotlight on sustainable finance and its innovations. While academic and statistical research has looked into the topic, no book to date had focused on this industry’s entrepreneurial and innovative potential, particularly in the Geneva area.

Basic income Summer University

What is basic income ?

Basic income is an inalienable and unconditional right which can be cumulative with other incomes. It is distributed by a political community to all its members, from birth to death, on individual basis, without any kind of resource control or requirement. Its amount and funding is decided upon through democratic process. Basic income is therefore individual, unconditional and universal. For more information

2014/08/18: Earth Overshoot Day - In less than 8 Months, Humanity exhausts Earth's budget for the year

August 19 is Earth Overshoot Day 2014, marking the date when humanity has exhausted nature’s budget for the year. For the rest of the year, we will maintain our ecological deficit by drawing down local resource stocks and accumulating carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. We will be operating in overshoot.

SUSTAINEO 2030: Learning Sustainable Development from the Future

Today we understand sustainable development to be the great challenge of the 21st century.

Member states of the United Nations and stakeholders globally are currently mobilizing to establish the Post-2015 Development Agenda. This includes developing a set of new global goals to succeed the Millennium Development
Goals (MDGs) once they expire at the end of 2015.

We present the Sustaineo 2030 scenario in order to explore which governance structures could ensure the mainstreaming of sustainable development as a guiding principle in politics, business and society. Sustaineo is not a parallel universe
in which technology and social systems have been invented entirely anew. On the contrary; it is based on actual experiences in real situations that have been examined as part of a global study and presented in the form of a narrative.

Final diagnosis from Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur for the UN Human Rights Council : democracy and diversity can mend broken food systems

“Objectives such as supplying diverse, culturally-acceptable foods to communities, supporting smallholders, sustaining soil and water resources, and raising food security within particularly vulnerable areas, must not be crowded out by the one-dimensional quest to produce more food,” he urged.

European parliament taking a stand for humanity

Nasrin Sotoudeh
Jafar Panahi

Sakharov prize for freedom of thought 2012

The GreenRepository opens it's door to Sustainability !

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2012/6/22 An other approach: Could the Civil Society have succeeded where multi-lateralism failed ? The Rio+20 Dialogues

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Votes are now closed. You can see results at http://vote.riodialogues.org

9.6.2012: The Rio+20 Dialogues have now entered the second phase.

The 100 recommendations generated by the 12,000 participants in www.riodialogues.org are now ready for public vote at http://vote.riodialogues.org
 

Brazil Launches Green Passport Campaign

Rio de Janeiro, 1 June 2012 - World Environment Day (WED) celebrations got underway today under the shadow of Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue as the Government of Brazil and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched the Green Passport initiative aimed at changing the behavior of travelers and tourists within and outside the country.

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