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2011/11/01: Submission by Switzerland for UNCSD 2012 (Rio+20)

Summary
While the Rio Declaration, Agenda 21 and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation remain highly relevant, Switzerland proposes to renew the commitment for sustainable development through the following measures regarding the two main themes of the Rio+20 conference:

Reference: K402-0239

Summary ................................................................................................................................................. 2
Green Economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication ............................ 3
1 Context ........................................................................................................................................ 3
2 A roadmap for a green economy ................................................................................................. 3
2.1 Vision ....................................................................................................................................... 5
2.2 Objectives and targets ............................................................................................................. 6
2.3 Green economy toolbox .......................................................................................................... 8
3 Governance structure for the roadmap and means of implementation ....................................... 8
Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development ............................................................................ 9
1 Context ........................................................................................................................................ 9
2 Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD) .................................................... 9
2.1 IFSD Functions ........................................................................................................................ 9
2.2 Elements for reforming international sustainability governance ............................................ 10
2.3 Further IFSD reform elements ............................................................................................... 12
2.4 National and local governance .............................................................................................. 13
2.5 Linking the two UNCSD focus topics..................................................................................... 14
3 International Environmental Governance (IEG) ........................................................................ 14
3.1 IEG core functions ................................................................................................................. 14
3.2 Elements of an IEG reform package ..................................................................................... 15
Annex 1: Areas for greening the economy ............................................................................................ 18
Annex 2: International environmental governance core functions ........................................................ 29

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