Choosing Our Future and Rio +20
Apr 25, 2012


The World Resources Institute (WRI), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), and the Access Initiative (TAI) together with a number of other collaborating partners are organizing a one-day event, “Choosing Our Future: Open and Participatory Sustainable Development Governance”. The event will take place on 19 June at FGV Rio de Janeiro from 8:30am - 5:00 pm .

“Choosing our Future” will provide a space for governments, civil society groups, and intergovernmental organizations to meet to assess progress and advance proposals to discuss open and participatory sustainable development governance and its next generation of reforms.

Workshops will give citizens and their governments the opportunity to share innovations and challenges as they identify next steps in citizen engagement in decision-making.

Following opening sessions, celebrating the environmental governance accomplishments and future commitments of governments and intergovernmental organizations, the day will center around working sessions. Each session will aim to produce guidance for post-Rio initiatives.


Highlight governance commitments from around the world

Develop an agenda of good governance reforms for the coming decade

Advance ideas on how to build legal frameworks at the national, regional and international levels to implement Principle 10


Short Agenda.pdf349.88 KB
Choosing our future_flyer.pdf503.76 KB
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