31 Jul '11, 11am

#UNEP planning a World Congress on Justice, Governance & Law for Environmental Sustainability, prior to #RioPlus20

The World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability will contribute to the Rio+20 Conference, towards both the theme of the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development and the theme of a Green Economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty alleviation. The World Congress will result in the formulation and presentation of an outcome document that could take the form of a Statement of Principles on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability. The outcome document will be presented to and is intended to contribute to negotiations at the Rio+20 Conference. The participants will deliberate on the role and interlinkages of law, justice and governance as essential dimensions of environmental sustainability, as well as on environmental sustainability as an essential dimension of law, justice and governance for ...

Full article: http://www.unep.org/dec/worldcongress/concept.asp

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