Rio+20 outcome 'substantive'

2012-06-24 09:00:16

The Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil wrapped up on Friday with more than 100 heads of State and government adopting an outcome document.

China, Brazil key to reaching consensus

2012-06-23 15:45:25

Developing countries like Brazil and China have played an important role in helping achieve consensus on sustainable development at a just wrapped-up UN conference, a Brazilian delegate said here Friday.

Young people dream of a sustainable world

2012-06-22 12:46:56

Du Yunpeng remembers that he and his classmates still had to do daily calisthenics on the roof of their school building when sandstorms hit the northern Chinese city of Tianjin many years ago.

Wen calls for mutual trust with India

2012-06-21 21:58:20

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said here Wednesday that China and India should enhance political and strategic mutual trust so as to advance bilateral ties on the right track.

Wen makes strong Rio vows

2012-06-21 11:32:56

Premier Wen Jiabao said China will take a more active role in promoting sustainable development as a major developing country. Wen at Rio+20 Summit

Wen urges sustainable development

2012-06-21 09:40:56

Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday emphasized that there are no uniform standards or models for a green economy, saying it should be pursued in accordance with the actual conditions of a country.

South Africa wants Rio+20 to address challenges

2012-06-18 17:09:31

The upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as Rio + 20, is a much needed platform to address the emerging challenges, South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edina Molewa said here on Monday.

Chinese enterprises join in Rio+20 Earth Summit

2012-05-29 21:27:38

Twenty-one private enterprises from China will join in China Going Green Dialogues as a part of the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, known as Rio+20, that will come in June in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio+20 Earth Summit gets into gear

2012-06-14 09:48:36

The upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), also known as the Earth Summit, entered its final preliminary lap.

China expects Rio+20 summit with 6-point proposal

2012-06-17 18:53:32

China will make joint efforts with relevant parties to achieve comprehensive, positive and pragmatic results at the upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20 summit), a Chinese diplomat said here Saturday.


Chinese premier to tour Latin America

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is to attend the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio De Janeiro, and pay official visits to Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile from June 20 to 26, it was announced on Saturday.

About Rio+20

About the Rio+20 Conference

At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want.

The Conference will focus on two themes: (a) a green economy in the context of sustainable development poverty eradication; and (b) the institutional framework for sustainable development.