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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…


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 such as solar and wind power.


Exploring Adaptive Cash Transfer (ACT) to reach, protect, and build resilience to climate risks for those left behind

Exploring Adaptive Cash Transfer (ACT) to reach, protect, and build resilience to climate risks for those left behind


Event Efeito+ promoted dialogues about education for Global Citizenship

Students of Rio have dialogue on how to build a culture of peace and justice for an equal and inclusive world


SDGs in Action: Mauritius accelerates efforts to eradicate poverty 

The Government of the Republic of Mauritius is taking bold actions to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. The island nation is developing a ‘Marshall Plan’ to eradicate extreme poverty, a comprehensive national strategy to ensure the realization of the Agenda 2030 and the SDGs.

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New app to mobilize citizen action for the SDGs

“We App Heroes” will connect people willing to dedicate their time to everyday local actions that work towards sustainable development.

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In the Media: UN launches a documentary to promote sustainable businesses

Documentary ‘ScenaRIO: Sustainability in Action’ will be shown in 166 countries

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