Rio+20 global town hall: presentations, dialogues and debates on a sustainable future
Type: Meeting or Conference
Organizer(s): ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
Date: 18-22 Jun 2012
Location: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Rio+20 Side Event: The Rio+20 Global Town Hall will be the main forum to discuss the sustainable urban future at the Rio+20 Conference. With 3 billion new urban dwellers moving into cities in the next three decades, local governments are crucial actors to ensure a sustainable future. The Rio+20 Global Town Hall will provide the setting for high-level and ground-breaking presentations, dialogues, debates, launches and new agreements. It will be the place where cities, their local government associations and major city networks will coordinate policy positions and inputs into the Rio+20 process.The theme of this event will include disaster risk reduction.