Author:Kishan Khoday, Leisa Perch
Subject: South South, Rural Development
" /> Abstract: World leaders convened for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012, marking 20 years since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, and at a time of rapidly increasing pressures on the planet’s ecosystems and impacts on the poor and vulnerable members of society. Rio+20 focused on two closely related solutions to the world’s challenges — new institutional frameworks for sustainable development, and the drive to a green economy defined as an economy “that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities” (UNEP, 2012). (...)

keywords: China and The World: South-South Cooperation for Inclusive Green Growth
Date Publication: 11/08/2012 (All day)
Type/Issue: Working Paper / 95
Language: English