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This site features the results of the Rio Dialogue on Forests, an online discussion hosted by the Government of Brazil and UNDP from April-June 2012 in the lead up to the Rio+20 Conference. Facilitated by global academics, the discussion brought together civil society organizations, private sector and the general public to prioritize recommendations to Heads of State at Rio+20.

  Facilitators' Report   Discussions

Recommendation

Restore 150 million hectares of deforested and degraded lands by 2020. (Public Choice)

Promote science, technology, innovation and traditional knowledge in order to face forests main challenge: how to turn them productive without destroying them. (Audience Choice)

Zero Net Deforestation by 2020, respecting the rights and knowledge of peoples living in and from the forests and responding to their sustainable development needs. (Panelist Choice)


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Sustainable development for fighting poverty
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Sustainable development as an answer to the economic and financial crises
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Sustainable cities and innovation
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Unemployment, decent work and migration
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Sustainable energy for all
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The economics of sustainable development
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