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What's Happening at Rio+20: June 14th

The Rio+20 informal sessions kicked off this week, 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 during the informal sessions tomorrow. And be sure to visit the full list of all WRI events at Rio+20.

Coming Tomorrow, 6/14/12:

1. Press Conference: New Report Outlines Key Steps for Reducing Poverty in a Green Economy


  • Achim Steiner, Executive Director, UNEP

  • Kitty van der Heijden, Ambassador for Sustainable Development, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Netherlands

  • Peter Hazlewood, Director of Ecosystems & Development, World Resources Institute, and a lead author of the report

WHEN: Thursday, June 14 2012, 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. BRT

WHERE: Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Riocentro, Media Center, Pavilion 3

New Blog Posts on Rio+20:

Rio+20: Moving Ahead With The Sustainable Development Goals by Manish Bapna, Peter Hazelwood, and John Talbeth

Rio de Janeiro Opens First Bus Rapid Transit Corridor by Erica Schlaikjer

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

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