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This site features the results of the Rio Dialogue on Oceans, 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

Promote the use of waste as a renewable energy source in urban environments. (Public Choice)

Plan in advance for sustainability and quality of life in cities. (Audience Choice)

Each head of state should identify a sustainable city to develop a network for knowledge sharing and innovation, governments should channel resources to develop people-centered sustainable cities with timed and measurable goals, in such a way that empowers local communities and promotes equality and accountability. (Panelist Choice)


Food and nutritional security
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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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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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