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What's Happening at Rio+20: June 18th

We're moving into the final week of Rio+20, and WRI’s experts are on the ground for all the action. Each day, we’ll bring you highlights of upcoming WRI events. Check out the details below on what we’ve got going on tomorrow. And be sure to visit the full list of all WRI events at Rio+20.

As for me, I'll be at the climate events all afternoon today. Tomorrow morning, we'll be bringing some journalists to visit Rio's new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor, a system launched with guidance from WRI's EMBARQ Center for Sustainable Transportation.

Coming Tomorrow

1) Enabling Green and Inclusive Markets: A Case for Public Private Collaboration

WHO: Giulia Christianson, Research Officer, New Ventures

WHEN: Monday, June 18 2012, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Windsor Barra Hotel & Congresses Av. Lúcio Costa, 2630 - Barra da Tijuca Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22620-172, Brazil

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2) Announcing the Global Climate Registry Alliance

WHO: Manish Bapna, Interim President, WRI

WHEN: Monday, June 18 2012, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Riocentro Complex, Room T-3 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio+20 official credentials are required to enter.

3) The Challenges and Opportunities for Biodiversity Conservation in the Amazon

WHO: Craig Hanson, Director, People & Ecosystems Program, WRI

WHEN: Monday, June 18 2012, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Humanidade 2012 - Space for Circulating Ideas Forte Copacabana Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco nº 1, Posto 6, Copacabana Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil 22070-020

4) SD Learning Event: Assessing Sustainable Transport in the Context of Green Economy

WHO: Holger Dalkmann, Director EMBARQ

WHEN: Monday, June 18 2012, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Riocentro Complex, Room T-7 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5) Tools for Data Collection and Mapping: the Ground to the Cloud Story

WHO: Craig Hanson, Director, People & Ecosystems Program, WRI; Nigel Sizer, Director, Global Forest Initiative, WRI

WHEN: Monday, June 18 2012, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development UN2 Barra Arena

6) Complex Institutional Frameworks for Sustainability

WHO: Craig Hanson, Director, People & Ecosystems Program, WRI; Nigel Sizer, Director, Global Forest Initiative, WRI

WHEN: Monday, June 18 2012, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Riocentro Complex, Room T-3 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio+20 official credentials are required to enter.

7) IFSD put into Practice: Setting up a Sustainable Development Council

WHO: Lalanath de Silva, Director, The Access Initative

WHEN: Monday, June 18 2012, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Riocentro Complex, Room T-5 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio+20 official credentials are required to enter.

New Blog Posts on Rio+20

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The Green Economy: Combining Profit and Planet by Samantha Putt del Pino

For continuing coverage of news and events at #Rioplus20, follow us on Twitter: @worldresources and @michaeloko

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