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What's Happening at Rio+20: June 21st

It’s the final week of Rio+20, and WRI’s experts are on the ground for all the action. Each day, I’ll bring you highlights of what’s on the horizon. Check out the details below on the exciting things happening tomorrow. And be sure to visit the full list of WRI’s Rio+20 events.

Today, the heads of state arrived and the formal conference opened. RioCentro, the main conference area, has gotten very crowded with delegates, representatives, media, and others. Ironically, some of the drama has gone out of the area since the outcome document text is more or less finalized.

Coming Tomorrow

1) Eye on Access for All

WHO: Lalanath de Silva, Director, The Access Initiative

WHEN: Thursday, June 21 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. BRT

WHERE:Main Auditorium, UNEP Pavilion, Athletes Park Barra de Tijuaca Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio+20 official credentials are required to enter.

2)Decisions We Need for the City of 2030

WHO: Manish Bapna, Interim President (Executive Vice President and Managing Director)

WHEN: Thursday June 21 2012, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Riocentro Complex, Room P3-6 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio+20 official credentials are required to enter.

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