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About Us

The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+Centre) is a legacy of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) and was set up to keep the commitment to sustainable development alive in both action and ideas.  As one of the key outcomes…

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Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. We do this by….: Gathering and producing research and evidence on paradigms, policies and practices that can successfully address the challenge…

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Our Work

The RIO+Centre provides a hub for dialogue and action where diverse and divergent perspectives on pathways to equitable and sustainable development can be explored and put into policies and practice. We work in alliance with others to help build the…



Indigenous’ voices ensure no one will be left behind

The recent “No DAPL” protests made a case in what became the largest gathering of native peoples in the U.S. in over 100 years


RIO+ Centre calls for incorporation of climate into social protection

One of the key commitments featured in the Sustainable Development Goals is that no one shall be left behind

INDONESIA- Leonardo with Farwiza Farhan and Rudi Putra in the Leuser Ecosystem.For two years, Leonardo DiCaprio has criss-crossed the planet in his role as UN messenger of Peace on Climate Change. This film, executive produced by Brett Ratner and Martin Scorsese, follows that journey to find both the crisis points and the solutions to this existential threat to human species. © 2016 RatPac Documentary Films, LLC and Greenhour Corporation, Inc. All rights reserved.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s new film: Before the Flood

The film urges viewers to push their elected officials in supporting the use of alternative energy sources


RIO+ Action Report 2015-2016

The RIO+ Centre is a legacy of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), held in Rio de Janeiro in 2012

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RIO+ Talk on migrant workers

Marius Oliver presents the latest findings of his research on social protection for migrant workers

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