Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
Main Auditorium, UNEP Pavilion, Athletes Park
Barra da Tijuca
Rio de Janeiro
Presenting: Lalanath de Silva
Rio+20 official credentials are required to enter.
The Eye on Earth Summit, held in December 2011, convened heads of State, global leaders, innovators, policy and decision-makers, business leaders, scientists, academia and civil society, to strengthen existing efforts and determine new solutions to the critical issue of “access to environmental and societal data and information by all those who need it”.
This event will provide an overview of the outcomes of the Summit, including the Eye on Earth Summit Declaration and eight Special Initiatives.
Cathrine Armour - Eye on Earth Programme Manager (moderator)
Peter Gilruth - Director, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Chief Almir Surui - Chief of the Surui People, Amazon, Brazil
Dr. Fabio Scarano - Senior Vice President, Conservation International
Dr. Lalanath DeSilva, World Resources Institute
Dr. Jane Smart, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)