In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 20-22, 2012 - 20 years after the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - people from all over the world will gather and discuss how to best manage our common future in a sustainable and lasting way. What message would you like to echo to the world? Let us know! Either write your own message, or agree on any of the already published messages below. It's easy - just click on the message and follow the instructions. Remember - the strength are in the numbers! The biggest messages are the most agreed upon. Maybe your idea will catch on?

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We are all citizens of the world now ! Solidarity should be at the heart of any step forward ... (Clement , Brive la Gaillarde, France)

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As of yesterday, the Esperanto-related class proposal was in 1st place w/521 votes. Today the 'top' class has ONLY 155 votes. What happened?

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Mar Kardenas(San Diego, CA USA)

Wake up to yourself! You are responsible for what happens in the world, directly or indirectly. Be sincere and committed, sine qua non.

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David Collier(Canberra)

Countries should get the best of this opportunity. Lately We have seen high egos and own interests in those summits, like G20...let's wake!

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Jonas(Sao Paulo)

Rio 1992 started the dialogue on global environmental concerns but Rio+20 have to be the beginning of the solution!

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Alessandra(Cosenza, Italy)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)
Shenja(Ruthenberg)
Helen Angelova(Poltava)
Kassem(Lebanon)

we are all 'one'. what we do to mother earth, we do to ourselves and our children... let's make it a loving lullaby

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barbara(New Zealand & Pacific Rim)

Learn how to use Natural resources without without compromising conservation principles.Evolve policies which are ecocentric and humane.

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K.Sivaprasad(Hyderabad, India)

We have to rethink the unjust international monetary system and consider basing it on a carbon standard to seriously combat climate change.

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Frans Verhagen(New York City, USA)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

PROTECT THE WORLD WATER BODIES, PROTECT SMALL SCALE FISHERIES, ITS ALL I HAVE TO FEED THE NATION, FROM THE HEART OF AN AFRICAN FISHER WOMAN

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Vaal Beatrice Namugga(Kampala, Uganda)

Land degradation, Desertification and poverty are mojor threats to mankind RIO+20 should provide platform for ther consideration.

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Raymond Kwerepe(Gaborone, Botswana)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

START TO CONSIDER CULTURE THAN THINK DEVELOPMENT.

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Binod Neupane(Kathmandu)

Knowledge about what we consume, education how to consume sustainable and political lead is needed to sustain our resources.

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Johanna(Hong Kong)

Improving health of movers as climate refugees were todays` business outcome. To redefine country sovereignty as multinational co-defenders.

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Iselin(Norway)

Please listen more, talk less.

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Pierangelo Alejo(Quezon City, Philippines)

Every step we take is a decision we make; think of the circular flows; your communities; and sustain the balance at the edge and the whole

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John Teeter(Oreana USA)

The time is NOW! for humans to honor the rights of the ecosystems that sustain us, to recognize that nature has rights just as we do.

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By:
Robin Milam(Grass Valley, CA)
John(California)
Lisa Pires(Goa, India)
Terri(California)
Kate(Gloucestershire, UK)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Sal(San Diego)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character

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Martin Luther King Jr.(Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Like the Native Americans said

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Pauline Veriter & Siegfried De Doncker(Belgium)

Nous avons besoin d'avoir une oreille attentive aux préoccupations concrètes de cette jeunesse pleine de bonnes idées pour notre planète

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Adakou AMEWOUI(Lomé, TOGO)

Stop climate change capitalism. Let us go for a sustainable strategy for sustainable development worldwide.

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Farjana Ferdous(Dhaka)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)

Our world needs more culture, education, love nature and less selfishness. I still believe in the humanity. We can do more for GAIA and us.

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María Auxiliadora Merizalde(Guayaquil Ecuador )

I have let you leaders take the decisions please make the correct one

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Rohit(Kathmandu)
bilge(ankara)
Ramazan Keskinoğlu(Turkey)
Brian(New York)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Sustainability discussions need to come out of political conference rooms into the lives of common man; a political will is strongly needed.

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Shweta Jadhav(Mumbai, India)

The private sector is key to sustainable development. Through inclusive biz initiatives, firms create growth and opportunity at the BoP.

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Business Call to Action (New York, USA)

ONE LIFE, ONE EARTH.....ITS ALL WE GOT.

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Owen Muzambi (Johannesburg )

Compromising our ability to meet future needs, if sustainability education is neglected .

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Oshaniwa Toyin(Lagos, Nigeria)

Maybe we can not predict the future well.All we can do is make sure we do the greatest actions now.No excuses!

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Jansen Alfredo(Jakarta, Indonesia)

If you think you are a part of nature, please take good care of it. Or, if you think you are the ruler of nature, then administer it well.

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陆炤伟(Shanghai, China)

Water out of the blue!No borders, no limitations!As nature would have wanted.

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Hans vd Vliet - H2OnSite(Breukelen, the Netherlands)

We must do more to address environmental degradation caused by armed conflict.

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By:
Hudson McFann(New York City, USA)
Jessica Fox(New York City, USA)
Matt Maiorana(New York)
Prodanovic Sonja(Belgrade Serbia)
Nathan Thanki(Maine, USA)
Prashanth Bejai(Herndon, VA)
Alex Holzman(Philadelphia, PA)
Sheena Miller(Oslo, Norway)
Liz Filbrun(New York City, USA)
Gregory Filipczak(Belleville, Wi USA)
Rebecca Coombs(Maine)
Ahmad Aldamen(Tabuk, Saudi Arabia)
Kristin Corpuz(Santa Barbara, CA)
Melinda McFann(Ohio, USA)
Elena(Chicago, IL)

There is no road to peace, peace is the road let us teach peace & peace education to our children and youth all around the world.

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Hossam Gadou(EGYPT, BENHA)

Harmony restores equilibrium

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Soffiatti, Nelson Fernando de Lisboa(Belém, State Pará, Brazil)

Control and educate third world countries in order to make them more sustainable!

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By:
Jonas Balk(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

A Nuclear Weapons Convention by 2015, and no budgets for nuclear modernization, are priorities for global sustainability.

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By:
Valerie Terry Ellis(Boca Raton USA)

Say Yes For Nature COnservation !

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By:
Nawraj Sapkota(Kathmandu, Nepal)

How many NGOs claim to represent this globe's citizenship in Rio+20! Where is their democratic mandate?

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By:
Dr. Albrecht Glatzle(Paraguay)

Stop thinking only on your own benefit and start thinking on the world's benefit.

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By:
Carol(Curitiba, Brazil)

Anything that matters starts with one person.BE THAT PERSON!

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KAREN(Brandon, Canada)

Change your mind, change the world. Your positive mind may change the world for sustainable development.

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Noor Mohammed(Comilla, Bangladesh)

Volunteer for our Planet!

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Marco(Bonn, Germany)
Wouter(Wageningen)
jordi(NY)
test(test)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Francesco Galtieri(Bonn, Germany)
jennifer Stapper(Germany)
German Robles Osuna(Khartoum, Sudan)
Lulwa Al-Kilani(Cairo Egypt)
Thomas Pouppez(Rabat, Morocco)
Ana Martinez(Bonn, Germany)
Jan Snoeks(Bonn, Germany)
Yeran Kejijian(Beirut, Lebanon)
Elite Shehadeh(Lebanon)
Rayan Dandache(Lebanon)
Maya Assaf(Lebanon)
Veronique Zidi-Aporeigah(Bonn, Germany)
Enrico Bona(Beirut)
Lama Tabbara(Beirut - Lebanon)
Lara(Lebanon)
Lina Saradar(Beirut-Lebanon)
Firas Abilmona(Beirut - Lebanon)
Mariane E(Lebanon)
Ursula Makowski(Bonn, Germany)
Ursula Makowski(Bonn, Germany)
Elizaveta Mamaliga(Moldova, Chisinau)
Ola(Stockholm)
Hyun Jee(Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)
Piera Zuccherin(Quito, Ecuador)
Sebastián Salgado Troya(Quito, Ecuador)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Helen Angelova(Poltava)
Celso Shimura(São Paulo, Brasil)
Rachael Quast(Juba, South Sudan)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We the people are not merely supplicants to government at Rio 2012, but potential co-designers and co-producers of solutions

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Phil Green(Kent, England)

If yesterday's decision affected today,then we can change our future today with the decision and action we take

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By:
Emmanuel Marfo(Kenaysi,Ghana)

The ability of mountains to provide essential goods and services for all of humanity is increasingly under threat. Mountains need attention

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Milton Dines(Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Sagar Aryal(Nepal)

Make us believe that you can actually do something. Give us the example. Demonstrate to be trustworthy.

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By:
Elisa(Paris, France)

the rich countries of the world must commit with intention and put resources for the betterment of the global village. let love the world.

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Singilizwe Tinkili Moko(King Williams Town, South Africa)

Sustainable Development is creating

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Hitesh Sharma(Pali, India)
Alejandra Bensan(Santiago, Chile)

In the world , the air that we breathe is the common element that join us and is our priority commitment to preserve it , united .

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jaime guerrero(cali, colombia)

First Stage of to prevent Climate Change and Global warming is...Drive Clean -Save Green,Drive Less-Walk More, Say No to Plastic.

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By:
Ahmed Pathan (GREENPLANET)(KALOL-NG,INDIA)

Composting help save our Planet!

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By:
Mira Jelčić(Croatia)

LIteracy is a prereqisite for sustainalbity

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andrew robert beaton(pismo, ca, usa)
Debbra A.K. Johnson(USA)
Angela Tischner(Foz do Iguaçu - Brasil)

Transform agri-subsidy in state budget into organic agriculture development incl. compost house procurement projects & organic fertilizers

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By:
Riza V. Tjahjadi(Tangerang, INDONESIA)

For a better tomorrow,Let Rio + 20 be the podium to exchange concerns, ideas, strategies, actions and harness plans to save mother nature.

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Bettina Amendi(Nairobi,Kenya)

We need to promote a

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By:
Jaime Villa(Medellín, Colombia)

My name is Paul McCartney, and i am a vegetarian!

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By:
paul McCartney(UK)

In 100 + Years we have ruined almost all of what mother nature took billions to create, all of what is necessary for the survival of mankind

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Roger(Miami)
mihaela mitelea(Skopie)

DOMESTIC ECONOMIC EDUCATION/AWARENESS IN SCHOOLS-ensure that youths are aware of local economic conditions:its effects and foreseen outcomes

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Amy(Trinidad and Tobago)

Speak less and do more for our future; Follow 5RS : Reduce, Reuse, Rethink, Recycle, Refuse to use plastics

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Guru Vishnu Mathivanan(Chidambaram, India)

Sustainable development can be achieved through strong and workable partnerships between households from developed and developing countries.

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By:
Octavian Mghanga Rewona(Nairobi - Kenya)

Your pseudo motivational talks won't save you either. We have to start acting before it's to late. We have been talking for to long!!!!!!!!!

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Daphnina Thiler(Japanese (Tokio))

We can not allow yemen to reach somalis levels of poverty and poor development as this could destabilize the region break the silence.

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By:
awssan kamal(london)

Earth need all of us involved in keep safe our environment! Imagine 7 billion people living in the planet do it things right!

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Gisela(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

RIO + 20 UNIDOS PELAS DIFERENÇAS.

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RENATA NOGUEIRA GONÇALVES(SAO JOAO DA BOA VISTA, BRASIL)

Happiness is only real when shared.

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By:
Isabel-Sophie Lazarovici(Munich, Germany)

For a world trully sustainable is necessary the real commintment of all presidents as well all city mayors of the world.

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Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES)

We have to rescue our Earth who welcomed us a long time ago. For us, for her, and for our children not to live on a devastated planet.

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By:
Charlotte(Valence, France)

The developed and industrialized countries should feel responsible and act in more sustainable manner.

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By:
Shreejana Bhattarai(Kathmandu, Nepal)
John(California)
Ola(USA)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
vicki Hird(London , UK)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

If we can create a magical character genie, we CAN do the magic too!!! So...what are we waiting for? Lets just begin the magic!

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Mariam Azeem(Taxila)

Let us work together for a peaceful, prosperous and safe world

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pete lee(England)

We need education and responsibility to understand what is going on our enviroment to be able to charge the government the CHANGES we need!

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By:
Michelle Flöter(São Paulo - Brazil)
Miroslav(austria)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)

In Rio world leaders making decisions ON OUR BEHALF must remember what CIVIL SOCIETY needs and wants.

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Maureen O' Connell(Ireland)
Gia Gaspard Taylor(Trinidad and Tobago)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Invest in the environment, good people, renewable energies, reuse of the products, sustainable economy, stop producing waste for nothing.

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Lorenzino Vaccari(World, Italy)

Tobacco Control issues should be there as it threats health, environment, economy.

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By:
Aminul Islam(Dhaka)
Laura Graen(Halle / Germany)
Sonja von Eichborn(Berlin, Germany)

Safe our planet! Lets make our earth green! don't waiting for tomorrow, do it NOW

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By:
Nisrina Jihan(Bogor, Indonesia)

Earth was there before we come on it, and when we left it, we need to maintain order same as when be receive it! Find the best solution!

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By:
Victor Abarca(Chile)

We need climate Justice

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Wakibu Bunnya(Kampala, Uganda)

While addressing minor countries please think about the minors in those countries if they are addressed within.

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Phurba Sherpa(Nepal)
Niraj Lama(Nepal)

Complaining is easy but actions are harder. The past no longer matters but our future actions are important. Our Earth needs YOU!

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Eva Durisova(POPRAD, Slovakia)

The problems we are facing, is made by people. We are becoming more. Let's make a global

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Jakob Frederik Olsen Anthonisen(København N)

To know and not to perform is worse than not knowing, nevertheless this is how the human acts

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ricardo braga(vila velha)

Earth provides enought to satify every mans need but not every mans greed.

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svensk(new york)

I'm 20 years older, but I still see a lot of work ahead!!

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By:
Miquel Rafa (Catalan NGO representative at the Rio Conference)(El Bruc, Barcelona)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)

It's time for us to sit and get a better life!. Sustainable Development to bring a better life and keep our planet safe!

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Sidik Setiawan (Yogyakarta, Indonesia )

For the UN and all Nations to adopt The Declaration of Rights Of Mother Earth. Rights for Nature just as Human rights. Nature=Life for all.

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Doris Ragettli(Switzerland)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Maria(Barcelona, Spain)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
m José(Lisboa)

SURVIVAL FIRST. POLITICS LATER. WE HAVE GOT BUT ONE EARTH. ACT NOW. ACT FAIR. ACT CONSCIOUSLY.

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Sandeep M(Mumbai, India)

YOU CAN NOT CHANGE THE DIRECTION OF THE WIND,BUT SURE, THE DIRECTION OF YOUR SAILS

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John Beers(Harmelen, the Netherlands)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Sustainabilty needs Governance,CORPORATE accountabilty,Civil Society,Individual awakening and harmony with nature.

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narender sangwan(charkhi dadri,INDIA)
Dorothy Dice(Reeds Spring, MO USA)
Sueli Ferreira Lima Fortin(São Paulo, Brazil)
Hiroo TAKAHASHI(Japan)
Abdulaziz (Yemen )
Kimbowa Richard(Kampala, Uganda)
Gia Gaspard Taylor(Trinidad and Tobago)
Venita Ramirez(Seattle, USA)
shadia(juornalsit)
Maria(Bogota, Colombia)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Carla Stoicov(São Paulo)
Celso Shimura(São Paulo, Brasil)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)
Felipe Ribas Krüger(Santa Tecla, La Libertad. El Salvador (Pelotas/RS Brasil))
jane hallisey(rio de janeiro)

Your planet needs YOU!...BE THE CHANGE....ACT NOW!

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By:
Priyanka Roy(New Delhi, India)

?Anyone who believes in indefinite growth of anything physical on a physically finite planet is either a madman or an economist.? -Boulding.

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By:
Juan Gomez(New York City, USA)

I want to echo Children Education to the World to establish welfare, connect gabs and it is a magic tool to achieve peace to all population.

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By:
Naglaa El Bakri(Cairo, Egypt)

The environmental problems bring the necessity of a spiritual revolution. I hope we can learn from the indigenous to love n respect nature.

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Omar Flores(Mexico City)

1 life must be granted by common nature2 man needs a valuable crib, a place to live & harvest3 the right to take & get care by inability4 see www.globalhumancommons.org

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Emie van Essen(Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Letta Wagenborg(Leidschendam, the Netherlands)

Global policy makers have to be involved in active sustainable development implementation and must not be controlled by the corporations.

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Branimir Dzenopoljac(Kragujevac, Serbia)

We humans and our Planet are so intimately connected that what we do to the planet we do to ourselves.Let us respect our beautiful Earth.

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Lisa Pires(Goa, India)
Ola(new York)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Gia Gaspard Taylor(Trinidad and Tobago)
ساندرا Sandra(Amman, Jordan )
Reynard Loki(New York)
Helen Angelova(Poltava)
Waqas ahmed(Quetta Pakistan)
Josefina Estella(Philippines)
yudith(Israel)
rana(lebanon)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Beliefs can be great and fun.What is beyond beliefs? Learning 'how to let go'.. just begin to discover, new clear freedom beneath the cover

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By:
Kate Burke(Sydney Australia)

Results, please. Change the system and participants as it ain't working. Humanity hasn't got another 20yrs to wait. Act with integrity!

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Sari(Finland)

Please think of the enviromental before you print this message and any attachments

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By:
jadranka pavićević(Montenegro)

Doing thing is better than merely an action

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By:
Rishab Khemka(Lucknow, India)

We need to lift humanity while lowering our footprint

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By:
Rocky Rohwedder(Petaluma USA)
Ola(United States)
Rashad Pashazade(Azerbaijan, Baku)
narender sangwan(delhi)
andrew robert beaton(pismo, ca, usa)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
BINOD NEUPANE(Kathmandu, Nepal)

We need an Ombudsperson for defending our environmental rights, the rights of climate refugees, and the survival of all species.

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Teresa Flores(Bolivia)

Health is an esential precondition for sustainable development.

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Guto(Washington, DC - USA)

MAJOR developments in cultural sphere, economic prosperity, education,health.being willing to protect the earth survival.

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maria francisca tricarico(rio de janeiro/ brasil)

We should be entrepreneurs also in social projects. Let´s use innovation and the creativity in favor of a better environment.

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By:
Cristina Gramacho(Madrid, Spain)

We need a World Sustainable Development Organisation recognizing the inivisible nature of all three dimensions of sustainable development

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By:
Marian Schreier(Stuttgart, Germany)
Markus Watz(Paris)
Michael(New York)
Dennis(Rome)
Carole-Ann Walker(Ottawa Ontario Canada)
Mike(New York)
Severine(France)
Letitia(France)
till(frankfurt, germany)
Els De Mol(Belgium)

Why is world still manufacturing lavish cars that have poor average? Why don't all the cities ban plastic bags?Clock is ticking, act now.

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Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

if we continue this way, it ain`t any future ahead of us. it is time to be concious and to take care of our mother earth

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By:
coco basile(argentina)

Education for Sustainability must be prioritized to ensure a truly sustainable future for forthcoming generations

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John R.(New York, USA)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

We need to see the Sustainable Development principles PRACTICED and implemented especially for member countries, down to their GRASSROOTS!

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Susan Cardenas(Lima, Peru)
ola(new york)
Neva Frecheville(London, UK)

Education for Sustainable Development is the basic tool for changing the current system of life. Of our lives.

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Victoria Eugenia(Spain)

Use existing platforms for what it is worth! Rebuild our planet with the fastest communication tool - the internet. Let all access, and ffw!

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Iselin(Norway)

We really need to start this. make it for us, for our kids, for the animals for everyone in the world

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By:
Antonella (El Salvador)

If you have a desire for development, move holding hands of the grassroots - not holding rich's foot.

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By:
Deepti Bista(Bhaktapur, Nepal)

We need effective implementation of the policies coined by world leaders. We also want youth equally represented in all spheres. Need change

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By:
Anam Gill(Lahore, Pakistan)
Kaskie Miguel(St Vincent and the Grenadines)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We need a global two child policy, Let's face that the climate-problems we are facing, is made by us.

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By:
Jakob Anthonisen(Copenhagen, Denmark)

world leaders : stop invading other countries by war , make free trade to gain instead

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By:
Fayazuddin Ghiasi (badakhshan , Afghansiatn )
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Take care of our minds,clearly knowing, to protect the spiritual environment , What is around us will change !

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By:
yulutt yang(Taipei Taiwan)

Indian Govt should thoroughly review all the conditions mentioned in Environmental Clearance related to each project.

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By:
Madhavi Latha B(Hyderabad)

We need to start respecting and appreciating our mother Earth for what she has selflessly given us for many years.

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By:
Jyotika Jain(New Delhi, India)

Website AXIOMATICS OF NATURE justified the true Constitution and new economics:

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By:
Mark S. Eidelman(St. Petersburg, Russia)

Remember Severn Suzuki in 1992 - she told you adults to stop breaking the planet. Grow up and take responsibiity for your children's future.

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A concerned citizen of the world(France)

Given most things are done unsustainably, we need to redesign it all so it becomes fully sustainable

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By:
Rob Wheeler(Scotland, PA, USA)
Rashad Pashazade(Azerbaijan, Baku)

We need to focus on effective implementation

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By:
Ole Johansson(New York, USA)
Rob Wheeler(Scotland, PA, USA)
Lalanath de Silva(Washignton DC)
Justus Lavi Mwololo(Nairobi)
Catarina Antikainen(Sweden)
Shreejana Bhattarai(Kathmandu, Nepal)
Jacob Scherr(Washington, DC)
Peppi-Emilia Airike(Sweden)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Angelika(Namdar)
Aasma Qamer(Islamabad, Pakistan)
Theresa Carter(Ireland)
Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES- Brazil)
Thomas(Berlin)

Harness the sun, the wind, and the rain, our planet's own perfect sustainability plan.

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Laura(Tampa, USA)

We need the role of volunteers as responsive citizens to be recognized in Rio +20 as a central element in creating sustainable societies.

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Pius(Barcelona)

Let us be up to our promiss, respect our word & environment!

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Dereje Wubamlak Aynalem(Addis Ababa,Ethiopia)

Early to bed early to rise can reduce our electrical bill

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C.Ramesh(Hyderabad,india)

Let's reuse with the help of citizens, social economy enterprises and cooperatives ! Help NGOs like RREUSE.org

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By:
Julien Fortin(Lille, France)

Let us work together to bring out the best in men, women, boys and girls to benefit society. WOMEN champion Sustainable Consumption Solution

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By:
Sabina Anokye Mensah(Tema, GHANA)

Start to be your own light, start to be your own teacher and let your conduct be an example for the others. Inspire everybody to follow you.

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By:
barbara antonini(Trieste, Italia)

conserve water ,conserve forest and conserve endangered species .if we want to save world then we must have to do that.

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By:
namlin konia(itanagar,India.)

we are all the same...humans...we call us the crown of creation...because of what?...destroying our surrounding and killing all creatures...

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BeaHayat(Stuttgart, Germany)



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Delfina(Buenos Aires)

The state of our environment, society, values and world views is a result of the current economic system. Change happens one by one. Go!

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By:
Mike Anson(Martigny, Switzerland)
Ola(New York)
Elena(Chicago, IL)
Katrien(Belgium)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

we world needs to take action nown not too much words

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By:
Adouabou i Dieudonne(burkina faso ouguadougou)

Las relaciones que se dan entre ?Napguana?, Madre tierra, cultura, religión, identidad, historia en la concepción y vivencia de nuestros pueblos indígenas están tan inseparablemente unidas, que quitarle un elemento implica matar los otros. Por eso, nuestro grito es fuerte, porque nadie quiere morir en vida.

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By:
Nelson De León Kantule (Dad Neba)(Kuna Yala, Panamá)

UN should adopt an international neutral and easy language, as is Esperanto, in order to tackle worldwide problems, as climate change.

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Alvaro Borges de Almeida Motta(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Protect Biodiversity, Think for Green Technology ,Stop Green House Gas emissions aswellas Global Warming just Sustainable Earth and Energy

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Mahfuja Parven(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

I need to implement strategies for civic and environnement awareness through the education in many subject :Ozone , Climat , desertification

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By:
Illiassou Na-Indo Tchiany(Niamey-Niger)

We are the light of the world and dont need to consume it to be. once of us can do someting doesnt matter if its small we can work and do it

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By:
nelida luck(Santa Cruz, Bolivia)

We became a society that all is so practice that we forgot that we walk on mother earth everyday and still giving us a chance to go back her

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katherine(new york)

We have to end our need for fruits and vegetables outside the season. Just think of how much only the transport pollutes our world...

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By:
Manuela(Germany)

Safeguard lands, territories, resources, and traditional knowledge of Indigenous Peoples as vital contributions to sustainable development.

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By:
Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples' International Centre for Policy Research and Education)(Baguio City, Philippines)

Enquanto países como os USA continuarem com este padrão de vida, o resto do planeta padecerá.

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Angélica(Brasil)
Manuela Araújo(Portugal)

Money has to cease to be the center of life, of all decisions.Fair trade should be the only way acceptable.

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By:
Florian Gautronneau, Amandine Volard, Anne-Charlotte Soule de Lafont, Elodie Cocaud, Emilie Richard, Malory Pavilla(Rennes, France)

A global cultural movement by cultural actors around the world must gain ground this decade to accelerate transition to an ecological age

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By:
Olaf Gerlach-Hansen(Global, but living in Copenhagen, Denmark)
Harumy Aguirre(Mexico city)
Nathalie Hunter(Belgium)
Linda Kelley(USA)

Biodiversity and its role in nature is complex and multifaceted process dependency. To have a proper direction to our actions, need long-term professional observation and scientific analysis.

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By:
Jovan Mazganski(Skopie, Republic of Macedonia)

First step in implementing is review, article by article, which agreement has or has not been met & why

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By:
Rob Wheeler(Scotland, PA, USA)
Ania(Freiburg)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)

Think global Sustainability, act local - start with own lifestyle, food, clothing and other consumerist habbits. every little helps! ;)

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By:
Dana S. Galiyeva(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Let usa work together for better environment and make it easy for us and for the comming generation and better future

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By:
Dr. hasan a alhosani (Abudhabi UAE )

Sustainable Development is the solution to tackle Poverty.All the Presidents and Political Leaders in developing countries must know.

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By:
Olukotun Oluwaseyi(Lagos, Nigeria)

The technology is there and is not the problem - what we need to work on is changing our culture. Teach compassion and understanding.

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By:
Paolo(New York)

Rio+20 shall re-emphasize SD concept rather than GE, reaffirm Rio principles, put forward gonernance and implementation mechanisms...

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By:
Kassem(Lebanon)

Let us make our hearts and minds clean and clear to accommodate whatever is good for humanity and human beings.

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By:
Virendra Nath Pandey(Lucknow, India.)

What will you be remembered for?Not for your credentials and not for your medalsYou will be remembered for helping others-HELP RIGHTEOUSLY

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By:
Ms.Lipi K. Chhaya(GANDHINAGAR,GUJARAT)

We globalized economy without globalizing democracy first. We need more United Nations and less regional power controlling the world.

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By:
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
Thomas(Berlin)

Truly a circle job life we are all part of this ball we call Earth

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By:
Jane(Nz)

The world is what we make it ,let's make it a good one for all humanity

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By:
Janice Dib(Australia)

We need the Advanced Civilization Platform for solving the myriad ofglobal problems for benefit of mankind and settle on other planets also

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By:
Sanjay Dixit(Mumbai)

It's a sad reality how one tree can make thousands of match sticks but it only takes one strike from a match to burn a whole forest. #actNOW

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By:
Jude Christoper Roxas(Ipil, Philippines)

Next time you are on a train, a plane or simply in the street, talk to people. Share and listen to experiences for a better future.

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By:
Di Luca(Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.(Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Thomas(Berlin)
Melinda Rooke(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Pam(South Carolina)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)

Priority to small community, respecting their identity and culture.

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By:
pitiu bomfin(sao jose dos campos)

Buildings impact on the environment and our health. We need to identify and promote the best sustainable buildings solutions.

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By:
Danny Lee(UK)

this place could be much brighter if we think green

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By:
Lucila(Argentina)

It's time for humanity to grow up. There is ONLY ONE PLANET. What's done cannot be undone, but the future we can change. Let's change.

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By:
anne(France)

Consciousness based education & spiritual progress are foundations for the manifestation of sustainable development. May the Gurus grace :-)

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By:
Shriji Kurup(Chennai, India)

Rio must induce

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By:
Richard Laverack(Barcelona, Spain)

We expect leadership, commitment and action on the list of outcomes from the Rio plus 20 Conference

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By:
Purvi Vyas(Ahmedabad, India)
Salai David(Yangon,Myanmar/Burma)
Nadia Ben Sellam(Morocco)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)
ANDRE(BRAZIL)

WE want equality for All! Both Man and Woman, Adults and Children, Rich and Poor People,let's give to All the same opportunities to Develop!

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Stavros Mertzemekis(Serres Hellas )
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)

We need to stop the Destruction of Indigenous People's Lands, while looking for water power from the Amazon. There must be better ideas

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By:
J Christine Tegler-Del Campo(Delray Beach, FL, USA)

Stand up for Mother Earth! She has taken all your undoings for so many years. It's about time!

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By:
carolkiiru(Nairobi, Kenya)

Let's share responsabilities. Let´s live with healthy air and food. Let´s really get together. Our world is the only home we have!

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By:
Natanael Caetano Fernandes Júnior(Brasília, Brazil)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Respect planetary boundariesSpur innovationInvest in sustainable public health systemsSupport local small-scale producers

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By:
Ryan(Bridgetown)

Conserve Energy,Generate Green energy,Reduce Price of electricity.Stop stealing electricity.Use less energy donate in welfare of poorer.

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By:
Zahir Rizvi(Karachi-Pakistan)

Raising environmental awareness among youths is one of the ways to bring sustainability to this world. Act NOW !

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By:
Syanne(Surabaya, Indonesia)

A reversal of population growth would help establish a level at which the planet could sustain all of us comfortably.

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By:
Richard Alexandar(Cambridge, UK)

Mayor participación de jóvenes para el voluntariado en todo el mundo=). Juntos podemos encender la llama verde y lograr un mundo mejor !

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By:
Cristina Garcete(Asuncion, Paraguay)

Suatainable development does not means STOP DEVELOPMENT, what we need is a more equally distribution of wealth.

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By:
Elane Frossard (Brazil)
Kim Meyer(Spain)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Nous voulons plus des actions que des paroles, pou un développement Durable.Nous voudrions être à Rio avec l'aide de Dieu et des partenaires

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Mme Noura Fatchima Djibrilla(Niamey République du Niger)
SALIHA (Algeria)

Different people from different communities working for the same result that poverty one day will cease to exist

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By:
Simon Scott(Batley Yorkshire UK)

allow peoples on earth to declarate go-green to theirself act it out and share it out to peoples in the world.one chance one change to earth

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By:
Patrick(Bandung,Indonesia)

Change our life style with less desire and share extra for needy people & new development must embed green infrustructure and action plans.

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By:
Lee-in Chen(Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China)

It's not only about the governments, but in a change within us and our relationship with others.

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By:
Angélica María Carrión(Cali)
Miroslav(austria)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Thomas(Berlin)

educate the children to encourage to adopt a green and sustainable lifestyle which will help to mitigate emissions-focus on local implement

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By:
Prem Bohara(Karnali, Nepal)
Brian(New York)
Radim Lainka(Czech republic)
Gia Gaspard Taylor(Trinidad and Tobago)
Naglaa el Bakri(Cairo, Egypt)

Only our daily acts can sustain the Earth. Not just intentions. Lets resolve our annual green acts list grows at least 10 times our age.

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By:
Neha Swaminathan(Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

Be realistic in the time/effort needed to see resultsEnable shared benefits, governance and accountabilityEmbrace localRepect diversity

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By:
Travis Sinckler(Barbados)

We need to learn to be like nature. Lessons from Nature rule!

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Richard(Shrewsbury)

Please remember that we are all human beings!! Realize that we are only living in different parts of this little world!

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By:
Sebahat Düzleyen(İstanbul,Turkey)
mine palacıoğlu(istanbul)
Ayşegül(Demirhan)
Pinar(İstanbul)
KÃ?BRA(Ä°STANBUL)
Seda GULER(Turkey)
vedat(istanbul/turkey)
cemaleddin gerede(istanbul)
Mahsun(İstanbul)
serhan kuran(İstanbul)
Delal Şaroğlu(İstanbul)
bilge(ankara)
selman(istanbul)
Yasemin Danacı(İzmir)
gnc(izmir)
Ã?aÄ?rı Karali(Ä°stanbul(Turkey))
Martı(Istanbul)
Orkun(Sakarya)
kemal(ankara)
Ramazan(Konya)
gizem ocak(istanbul)
Muharrem(istanbul)
Emrah(Istanbul)
mustafa (istanbul)
ahmet(turkey)
merve (turkey)
cansugol(turkey)
Elif(istanbul)
Dilek Uyanık(Ankara)
BaÅ?ak(Turkey)
metin(hadýmköy)
nevin(turkey)
çağrı(ankara)
Deniz(Turkey)
feyza(Turkey)
demet(islambay)
Eyup(Turkey)
Elif (Korkmaz)
ceyda (istanbul)
rabia sultan (istanbul)
emine kýrmýzýgül(konya)
Renata Nocera(Brasil)
Margarida Marcelino(Portugal - Lisboa)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Barbara Verplancken(Belgium)
Maxime Nonguebzanga Compaoré(Oslo, Norway)
Sejdefa(Bosnia)
Binod Neupane(Kathmandu)
Patrizia Materassi(California)
Manuela Araújo(Portugal)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We need co-operation and peace between people and then we can work together to save our planet for ourselves and our children

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By:
nicky farrar(england)

Preserve our planet ! Don't leave an unclean Earth for our children !REACT !

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By:
Zoé and Anthony(France)

Green your thought ,Green Your Environment

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By:
Adib Khondoker Ratul(Dhaka,Bangladesh)

Take time to covet our beautiful Mother Earth,magnificent in all her splendor,provider to us all, she needs our tenderness as we need her's.

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By:
Jared Wain Jarvi(Burien, Washinton U.S.A.)

World without war!!!! Stop conflict agression , corruption, brutality!!!

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By:
Nasrin(Azerbaijan)

We have discussed enough all these years, we need to see things in action now. Our focus should be at grass roots.

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By:
Udaya Sekhar Nagothu(Oslo, Norway)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)

The Rio+20 is an opportunity to make global decisions that will benefit communities and transform people's lives into better ones. Let's go!

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By:
Lui(Manila, Philippines)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Consider plant, consider animal, consider human, consider biodiversity, consider everything

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By:
Rohit(Kathmandu, Nepal)

Sustainability cannot be achieved in a growing economy. UN should start a conversation on changing the economic system.

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By:
Juho Noro(Turku, Finland)

You control Climate Change!Turn down, switch off, recycle, walk!

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By:
Bernd Riebe(Moenchengladbach, Germany)

Sustainable development goals achievements are possible, when each and every individual act sustainably with its environment.

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By:
Fazal Rahman Tasal(Kabul, Afghanistan)

At Rio, politicians must act. At home, WE can act. So switch off unwanted equipment, use renewable energy, save water and don't waste food.

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By:
Ian Byrne(Milton Keynes, UK)

Take responsibility. What you do makes a difference!

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By:
George Hulme(Gillingham, United Kingdom)

Humanity Sustainability in any manner important to Nation

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By:
Kamal Faridi(Karachi, Pakistan)

Mother Earth has taken care of us for so long...Now let us come together, UNITE and TAKE CARE OF OUR MOTHER EARTH.

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By:
Kumari(USA)

SAVE THE EARTH!!! We must save our planet for all generation to come!!!

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By:
anthony(france)

positive change in the world begins with me & you making that small diference in our lives and influencing a few to join you to synergize

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By:
George mureithi(Nairobi Kenya)

strike a balance between socialism and capitalism is the essence of sustainable development and inclusive growth to heal wounds of humanity.

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By:
k p surendranath(mumbai india)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Thomas(Berlin)

We need to think globally but act locally, local actions are the ones that will save the world.

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By:
Dennis Kibira(Nairobi,Kenya)

Green Growth for All, All for Green Growth !

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By:
Han Chul Kim(Seoul, South Korea)

If we are not sustainable in the next few years, our grand children will not have a place to live. Everybody has to do their part.

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By:
7th grade class International School of Curitiba(Curitiba, Brazil)
Brian(New York)
Ppvdw(Switzerland)
Trairat Aroonwong(Bangkok,Thailand)
Sarah(Apicella)
Lucia(Burkina Faso)
George Markatatos(Greece)
Kari Hakala(Worcester)
Melinda Rooke(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Que a Educação Ambiental realize o sonho maior de todos os seus disseminadores: um mundo mais equilibrado, justo e sustentável, com amor!

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Angela Tischner(Foz do Iguaçu - Brasil)
Harumy Aguirre(Mexico city)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We need to adopt non-violence appraoch to nature and all beings to make a sustainable and peaceful world for us and the next generation.

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By:
Kris Intarat(Bangkok, Thailand)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

We can change today's desert into a future forest.

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By:
Sung-gil Lee(Seoul, Korea)

We need an International Court for the Environment! Currently most people in developing countries have no access to environmental justice.

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By:
Association for Defense of Nature(Bolivia)

Youth are the future of the World. WE Youth are not only leaders of tomorrow we are leaders today. Lets do it for our generations.

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By:
Syed Mahmood Kazmi(Muz)

As the nature is the primary source of all types of wealth, it should be utilized in a way that sustains all kinds of lives on the earth. This is possible if we follow the principles of equity and justice.

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By:
Bishwa Nath Tiwari(Kathmandu, Nepal (currenlty in Bangkok))

Que todos los países cumplan en la aplicación de la declaración de Río, agenda 21 y las convenciones

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By:
Osver(Lima)

Just because we are able to reproduce does not mean we have to. Stop population growth. Start intensive practicle education.

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By:
Lucy(Katikati, New Zealand)

that all governments take care of the planet Earth with care, worry about future generations and forget a little ego and profit.

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By:
@daniambiental(Brazil)

the challenge is how to select the real and correct messages to achieve the sustainable development.....

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By:
Maher Hamadn(Bethlehem, Palestine)

less work, less money, more time, more happiness, more life. Live simply and do not consume too much. Can we think about that?

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By:
Isabel Figueiredo(Campinas-SP)

Promises were made in 1992, but they didn't achieve fulfil them, so we need to create laws change their economy to a green economy, how lower the tax when the builders have to build houses with reuse of rainwater, lowering property taxes when the companies are sustainable.

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Laís Vitória Cunha de Aguiar(São João da Boa Vista, BR )

Evil must be battled every second, not just one day of the year. Feb. 20 (WDOSJ) reminds us of that.

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By:
George K(Canton, MI, USA)

Kyoto needs a successor. Now! Let's make a difference when we are given the chance to do it. A few years from now may be too late!

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By:
Maja Spasovska(Cologne, Germany)
Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)
ola(new york)
Britanny(New York City)

We really need to convice governors that sustentability & consciousness about ecological matters MUST be taught at school as a subject.

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By:
Luciana Dolabella(Sāo Paulo, Brazil)

If we want to progress, not only in the economical but also in the social way, we need a sustainable environmental policy. That's the basis.

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By:
Verena Hillmann & Paula Etcheberry(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

We need to realize that we are the one's who shape our world, and if we want to live in harmony with this world, we need to act NOW!

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By:
Inbal Gamliel(Afula, Israel)

Let us be UNITED. For the good of future generations. All for one, one for all.

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By:
Mijat Tomić(Podgorica, Montenegro)

Green Economy: it bring way to sustainable development and poverty eradication in Nigeria

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By:
Prince Bright Akinola(Ikeja Nigeria)

More Action, Less Talk. Each country needs to be active in their approach to a sustainable future NOW and to STOP delaying action.

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By:
Laura Warren(Preston, England)

To save biodiversity, the environment and ourselves, build a world based on care and compassion, not consumption and greed.

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By:
Robert Zomer(Kathmandu, Nepal)
Lisa Pires(Goa, India)
Mary Fermo(Rio de Janeiro)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Alejandra(Chile)
Sasha L Pratt(London, United Kingdom)
Angela Tischner(Foz do Iguaçu - Brasil)
mira(Malaysia)
João Carlos Nara Júnior(Rio de Janeiro)
John Wood(London)
MILKA(KENYA)
Sanam(Kathmandu)
kanchan(Kathmandu)
Richard Alexandar(Cambridge, UK)
Kamil Aziz Khan(Pakistan)
Ines Freier(Potsdam)
makere(New Zealand)
Emily Thomas-Moore(NSW, Australia)
Judith Sousa(Portugal)
Lucio Henao(Medellin_Colombia)
Ralf Pilgrim(Berlin, Germany)
Lee-in Chen(Taipei, Taiwan)
Katia Oyakawa(São Paulo, Brasil)

We, humans, must learn to live in harmony with ALL life forms (fauna & flora) because our lives depend on them, as much as they depend on us

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Sueli Ferreira Lima (Fortin)(São Paulo, SP, Brazil )
Robin Milam(CA - USA)
Tim Kenny(Curitiba)
Jungle Jenny(Kenwood, California)
bilge(ankara)
Petra Kjell(London, UK)
narender sangwan(delhi)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Sueli Ferreira Lima Fortin(São Paulo, SP, Brazil)

We NEED to return to respect for NATURAL RESOURCES and realize they are the BACKBONE of our EXISTENCE

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By:
Tom Roche(Rhode, IRELAND)
Bartolomeu(Lisbon, Portugal)

Let the planet smile!

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By:
Tek Jung Mahat(Kathmandu, Nepal)
Ola(Stockholm)

Who wants to believe in live after death,adds a very significant aspect to his live. Respect Mother Earth.

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By:
Barteld Stam(the Netherlands)
Adriana Meira Vital(Paraíba Brasil)

let`s prepare our kids lifes for good

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By:
Manoela Vasconcelos(Belo Horizonte)

We must have respect for life to have a better future all lives must have same value

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By:
Samuel Alahiya(Adamawa, Nigeria)
ola(new york)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

how should civil society contribute 2UN summit Rio+20?EESC conference'll gather its voices 2convey strong message 2Rio

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By:
Kamala(Brussels)

We need to translate between the technical implementers, the policy makers and the people, so everyone understands and progress can be made.

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By:
Steven Ramage(Bergen, Norway)

We require action. Sanitation drainage without dragging solids.Rain water must be placed under the surface.Put return value on plastics.

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By:
José Angulo(Honduras)

Sustainability starts with yourself. Be the change. Green your own life, it's the most important step you can take.

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By:
James Bennett(Birmingham, U.S)

We only have NOW- let's go sustainable!

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By:
Natasha Amar(Dubai, UAE)

All species have a right to live in peace, not just our own. Wild habitat must be restored and protected

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By:
Clinton Leahy(Nimbin, Australia)

For a new school / university syllabus that will foster in youth a sense of community and make them realize their power of change as a group

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By:
Paola Croso(Sao Paulo, SP , Brazil)

Slowly but surely, populations are becoming aware of the fact that many crises are linked to the environmental crisis.

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By:
Mathilde(Paris)

Get a focus on agreements instead of differences that exist! Agreements that are Sustainable for all and yet including. Future = Creative!

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By:
Iselin(Norway)

Lets go for a simplier life to a more sustainable and coperative way of life,and to start replenshing that we and those before us stole

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By:
adrian marchant(billingham uk)

Your world is the one which you create yourself, not these stones and bricks, which are in sightVolunteer yourself for humanity.Act now!!!

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By:
Syed Mahmood Kazmi(Muzaffarabad, Pakistan)

2010 was the turning point, 2012: it's NOW OR NEVER!

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By:
xavier hamon(UK)

We Have Faith For Climate JusticeAct Now For Climate Justice

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By:
Jackson Ng'ang'a(Nairobi -Kenya)

Hear people's need. Understand. So people may be able to satisfy and meet the expectations from them. Then, everyone UNITES.

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By:
Marie Joy Uy(Rizal, Philippines)

In a world of 7 billion, interactions between population dynamics and sustainable development must be understood and taken into account.

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By:
Diego Palacios(Quito, Ecuador)

Save meSave yourselfSave itSave usSave them

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Guillermo Caro(Buenos Aires)

Education is the only long term solution for this problem

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robertito(buenos aires)

JUSTbeHONEST! we know you don't rule the world onYOUROWN,too many conflict of interest.don't make promises,tell what you can really achieve!

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Ezgi Arslan(Istanbul, Turkey)
Ceren Büyükgürsan(izmir turkey)
OZLEM(TURKEY)

Both the developed and developing countries need to take part in bridging their gap through capacity building and technology transfer

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Ilae Kim(Seoul, South Korea)
Ola(New York)
Michelle dos Santos Flöter(São Paulo - SP - Brasil)
bilge(ankara)

Needed - a Third Agricultural Revolution to distinguish between food production and Food Security which is the province of the family farme

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Antony V. Trowbridge(Johannesburg South Africa)

Let us not enter in the energy field of Nature, therefore nature ( panchabootas) will be harmonious

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Bilavath Dhenuka Naik(Hyderabad- India)

Sustainable development is not using resources beyond the rate that they are replenished

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Chris Devenish(Lima, Peru)

There should be a tree planter job so that a lot of people will be obliged to plant trees!

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Berns(Manila, Philippines)

We have to make a move! We have to be able to create a sustainable world! Help us!

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Mara (Argentina)

Hello. Things are bad in US too. I went to an emergency food pantry yesterday, and the foodstuffs were shockingly low. Food benefits gone.

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George K(Canton, MI, USA)

Protect the earth, Ensure sustainable Development for better future. Let us abolish Nuclear Weapons Now

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Ghassan(Damascus Syria)

Sustainable development is the true goal of humanity in the relationship between people and nature

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giorgio(bologna)

I agree the bicycle is going to solve the mass people transport system in the big cities; the driivers have to respect to the bikers people

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jorge luiz thompson(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Young people today face many challenges and need support to improve their resilience against mental health problems.

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Sarah Amani(Surrey, UK)

youth unemployment is no longer a problem but a crises, young people should be worked with to better develop their lives and the world.

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anele wondo(south africa)

Earth's resources are unfairly distributed. A global sharing/compensation plan is essential for humanity's survival.

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Sally Joseph(Sydney, Australia)
Norman(Melbourne, Australia)
Juho Noro(Turku, Finland)

Rural communities producing real food need our support not our carbon emissions.

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Patsy Toland(Ireland)
Rini Dutt(Ahmedabad, India)
Hans vd Vliet - H2OnSite(Breukelen, the Netherlands)

Live simply so others may simply live :)

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Alisa( Tyler, USA)
Meng(NY)

40 Years since Stockholm 1972 are enough to know we need to ENFORCE A SUSTAINABLE LIVING!

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Alex Camprubi(Beijing, China)

We should try not just to make this an political conference but also an economical conference with the industrial leaders.

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Justus Larisika(Buenos Aires)

When we talk about water, we talk about people. Let's give everyone a clean and affordable water in a sustainable way.

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Nadira Najib(Originally from Morocco but live in US now)

We are the world, we are the childrenWe are the ones who make a brighter daySo let's start giving

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Ricardo Rodrigues(Teresopolis, Brazil)

I have a dream, where all the people can drink pure water &get foodI have a dream, where everybody can get educationLets accomplish dreams

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Matìas(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

TO BE READY ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES THAN DISTURB TO OTHERS.

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Binod Neupane(Kathmandu)

THE HISTORY OF WAR IS ALSO THE HISTORY OF DESTRUCTION OF NATURE. LET'S KEEP IN OUR HANDS AND SAY

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Gulnar Rahimova(Baku, Azerbaijan)

To generate the future we want we must create a new conscious, through our thoughts, words and deeds.

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Cecilia Mares-Guia(Jundiai-Brazil)

Destruction, you are no longer welcome here. The life on Earth, screams.

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Letícia Melo(Salvador, Brazil)

our earth brought us it is our duty to save and serve for that..whole universe is our's join hands to make it green

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baskar(tiruvannamalai,tamilnadu,southindia)

Women and children are the driving forces to lead change and save the world. Involve them now. What are you waiting for?

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By:
Laura Alonso(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

We need political commitment to save life on earth. Impliment Agenda 21 for the sake of 7 billion people and the 'common home' earth. unite!

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Celine Paramunda(INDIA)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Live every day at zero impact

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By:
Massa Felicetto(Ceccano, Italy)

it is our responsibility! Time is rapidly running out!

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By:
Andrea Henkel(Reppenstedt, Germany)

Let Us Return to Eden: Enact Animal-Friendly Legislation and Ban Factory Farming

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By:
J Boland(Princeton, NJ)

Reward concrete action and solutions, involve business and leading thinkers therein, work together rather than sustain divisions.

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Tuuli(Helsinki, Finland)

Every single step is a great change in world's health. We must invest in people, in teaching people how to preserve! This is the only way!

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By:
Estela Rocha(Porto Alegre)

We have to stand together as a global community to create a lasting solution on the same issues. We need COOPERATION from all sectors.

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JCI Global City Taguig(Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Philippines)

The trade-off between Environmental Sustainability and Economic Development is a false one; let's put the facts on the table.

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Luk(Arlington, US)

Precisamos mudar os nossos hábitos de se importar com nós mesmo e sempre lembrar dos nossos bens mais preciosos: natureza, água, animais...

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Camila lopes 8°E(São paulo, Brasil)

In our hands the future lies.Stamp the present with an act, dare to make our dream a fact.

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lena (argentina)

Effective enforcement of national environmental laws is critical to achieving green economic growth.

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INECE Secretariat(Washington, D.C., USA)

The UN agrd: every community & country should develop & implement a sustainability plan. Let's do it NOW

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Rob Wheeler(Scotland, PA, USA)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

A sustainable world is where we consume limited resources towards fulfillment of unlimited wants at a pace where humanity can sustain itself for generations.

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Meetika Srivastava(Lucknow, India)

World, Take care! It will be not easy, but you can scape to the humain insanity

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By:
Inêz Oludé(Brazil)

The current capitalist development model and an economy that's based on an unrestrained economic growth are obstacles for sustainable life.

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By:
Fernando Sanchez(New York)

Save our planet for us and for future generations <3 <3 <3

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clara, noémie et mélaine(pertuis, senez , st auban (France))

This event is important for create the development, culture, clearly, sustainability and transparency in the organizations and citizens.

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By:
Denise Silva Ferreira Juvenal(Rio de Janeiro - Brazil)

Hey world ! Science Across Egypt is coming !

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Gihan Sami Soliman(Cairo)

Gracias a quienes creen que con los valores y principios expresados en Carta de la Tierra lograremos un mundo sustentable, pacífico y justo

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León Gutiérrez Ferretis(Villahermosa, Tabasco, México)

Action without delay is the secret of efficiency, we had enough of meetings, conferences, and comments, how much have we spend on these and how much more do we need to make our world an habitable abode.

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Amos Odetayo(Akure, Nigeria)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

If the world is ready to change. Please let the feelings of the people shine through all the decisionmaking, so that a change is here!

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Patrik Swanstrøm(Nesodden, Norway)

Education is the pillar of a better world

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By:
Pablo Murck(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

The World will discover which the next step will be a simple life.There are not natural resources and efficiency for our life style.

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Tadeu Matheus(Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil)

Every child is a question for a better future.

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Seminar Sozial-ökologische Forschung(Marburg (Germany))

Awareness creation through revised education accessible for all should be the pillar of sustainable development.

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Tania Lugomer-Pomper(Panama/Kri?evci, Croatia)
Lars Johansson(Sweden)
ola(new york)
Brian(New York)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)

More action and less dialogue...

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Cristobal Contreras(Mexico City)
Ola(Stockholm)
mira(Malaysia)
Rahul Mehta(Seoul, South Korea)
Susanna(Finland)

Rio+ 20+ U2= Changes for better World, for better You!!

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Chris Visser(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

More global regulation of corporate behavior re use of environment and natural resources. Better control of large agribusinesses.

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By:
Marie Elena Dio(Boston, MA, USA)

We all need to understand what green really means

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moo kim(france)

Who put us in charge?

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Ramses Ortin(Murcia, Spain)
Alisa(USA)

Promote local production of bioenergy is an effective way to improve access for people most in need.

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Regina Couto(Betim, Brazil )
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Leaders in Africa, please rise up and prioritize environment conservation in your country programmes and not wealth attainment.

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Prisca(Kampala,Uganda)

The Earth is in urgent need of a global awareness in environmental education. We must work together so that we can leave a healthy planet for our children. All must unite for a common good.

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Denise Fitzner(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Are discussions about vegetarianism on the agenda? Wake up!

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By:
Ramya Ramanathan(Canada/India)

Mankind's Steely Resolve Can Always Bring Transformational Changes. What is needed is Attitude, Compassion and Commitment amongst all of us.

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Satishkumar Belliethathan(Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

Environmental education that contributes to forming Social Capital must be a commitment from around the world.

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carmelo ecarri(Valencia Venezuela )
Eleonora(California )
FRANCESCO ROSIELLO(velletri)

We need a human ecology.We need to have a future.No wars too.

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marlene oliveira(Brasil)
Thomas(Berlin)

We are killing ourselves. DO SOMETHING.

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By:
Senel Wanniarachchi (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

International communication must be efficient and neutral. Esperanto is a neutral easy-to-learn language used all over the world for SD.

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By:
Rafael Henrique Zerbetto(Campinas, Brazil)

UN is pro green economy and against DEGROWTH. The first is just a disguise because Govt's can't stop multinationals from destroying nature.

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Tom Anderson(New York)

Be The Change You Wish to See in your country or Region. Our Voices Must and Will be Heard. We are the Majority; They Are the Minority.

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Ashley Young(Belize City, Belize)
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John Ingr(Norway)

INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY (industrial network similar to natural ecosystems, using wastes as raw materials) is a good way to achive GREEN ECONOMY

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GEMMA CERVANTES(MEXICO DF (MEXICO))
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Sustainable development is about reducing wasteful resource consumption, sharing what is left responsibly, and promoting renewable energies.

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Abdul Saboor Atrafi(Herat, Afghanistan)

Monolith Biocrete Biobloc : five shared waste streams to future built environments that mitigate climate risk while supporting biodiversity.

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Bradley Robinson(Wakefild laPeche' Quebec Canada)

Let's invest more in Education and Development, and people will aim at more sustainable lifes in the future

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Ludwig(France, Paris)

What can you tell you children, grand children or future- about your effort to save the planet? Next time you vote, Vote green!

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Jakob Frederik Olsen Anthonisen(København N)

Unity in diversity is the key to sustainable development.

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Jessie James L. Marcellones(Davao City, Philippines)
Ralph Jane(Philippines)
John Ulrich(Germany)
Lili David(Romania)
bilge(ankara)
Brian(New York)
Thomas(Berlin)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Stuff is not the important stuff! Think behind consume and capitalism.

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Max Günther(Erlangen, Germany)

REMEMBER, what is affecting me will be affecting you tomorrow and vice versa. If not now than never so act now to make a safe world to live

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By:
Karma Tshering Yangzom(Gangtok, India)

When development excludes solutions to problems that arise from development - it's a progress trap.

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By:
Daniel O'Leary(Montreal, Canada)

In the Universe All is Energy...and we are all connected to the good energy of right decisions for our nature about our present and future

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Conciencia Ambiental Bogotá(Bogotá, Colombia)

UN General Assembly's decisions on environment and health should be binding and mandatory for all Member States since they protect future!

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Emil Balavac(Jablanica, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Rashad Pashazade(Azerbaijan, Baku)
Muhammad Kabir(Islamabad Pakistan)
Hannah(New Mexico)
Luis Lucas(Lisbon, Portugal)
ola(new york)
Bernadette Castilho(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

If you are not a part of the solution, You are a part of the problem. Solution is need of the hour.

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Rohini(Delhi. India)

Sustainable Development must be accepted as the value and no one should be permitted either to ignore it or to misuse it for exploitation

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By:
Machane Daniel Isaac(Mysore,India)

Our Environment is a precious gift that must be preserved by all including you.Sustainability therefore is an inevitable factor today.

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By:
Njeik Adeline(Cameroon)

Please make sure we stop this foolishless, selfish trashing of our planet and help people help themselves, before we run out of time.

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By:
Ngaire McGaw(Brisbane, Australia)

We must come back to understanding that we are a part of, not apart from, the web of life.

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By:
Leslie Adams(Georgetown Ontario, Canada)

We should advocate within local communities (cities and towns) to create more sustainable and green laws and policies - BOTTOM - UP approach

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By:
Emil Balavac(Jablanica, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
John(New York)
Ola(USA)
Ania(Freiburg)
Graciela Mariani(Argentina)
Janete Campos(Vila Velha - ES- Brazil)

Concentrate on Saving and Improving Lives, not just development to benefit the economy.

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Germaine(Singapore)

I think what is very important to take our planet, we should recycle our garbage more and more

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Antonio Claudio Bento da Silva(I am from Brazil)

Do as you would be done by,no matter who ,when and where

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By:
LinRongna(Zhangzhou,China)

It's up to us to decide what our life will be tomorrow.Every second is a second chance to change the world.Let's create, love and live.

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Valeri(Russia, Samara)

Big corporations should contribute more on the implementation of sustainable solutions for Rio+20

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Emma(Beijing, China)
Ola(New York, USA)
PRODANOVIC SONJA(BELGRADE SERBIA)
Liset Meddens(Utrecht, Netherlands)
Rita Leal(Lisboa, Portugal)

Remember Rio 92 - Mas Amor Para El Mundo!!!!

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andrew robert beaton(usa)

Sustainable Development Strategy is the right way to build a NEW PEACEFUL BUT REVOLUTIONARY RENAISSANCE

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By:
Adriano Ciani(Perugia,Italy)

We need binding global regulations to ensure that business respects social and environmental standards, voluntary commitments are not enough

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Ania(Freiburg, Germany)
Ola(Warsaw)
Peter(Hamburg)
Gail(Edinburgh)
Matthias(Berlin)
Sarah C. L.(Taipei, Taiwan)
Mark(London)
Sheila(Edinburgh)
Verena(Heidelberg)
marcelo(brasil)

We want to live in a clean planet NOW! We are young, let's start today to protect our Earth. STOP procrastinating!Let's make it REAL in RIO!

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EF Students and Teacher(New York)

Rio+20 can co-opt to change attitudes and to suggest new standards of responsibility, new balance betwen Earth and Human.

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Antonio Carlos Teixeira(Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)
Anne Louie(Perth Western Australia)

Nature humbly solicits our sustained efforts so that sustainable development can be ensured for the generations to come on the mother earth.

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By:
Dr Surinder Kumar(New Delhi, India)

We need to be ambitious and push from the bottom as well as the top for a more sustainable future!

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By:
Benen Whitworth(St.Agnes, UK)

The Earth Charter can be used as an ethical framework for Rio+20 and beyond!

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By:
Nora Mahmoud(San José, Costa Rica)

The last chance for humanity to restore the nature and society

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WALTER ALBERTO PENGUE(BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

Mummy you heal my broken heart, you give me home, you give me life. I want to pray, say I love you. You are my planet, so green and blue!

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Sonia Pereira (Those are simple verses of Mother Earth, a delightful song!(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Respect and love nature and be one with it. Change your perspectives to change the world.

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By:
Steve Frizelli(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

It is better to imagine - very clearly - how we would like the world to be tomorrow...rather than standing in opposition to how it is today.

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By:
John Wood(London)
Sengsavang(Choisy le Roi, France)

You are not stuck in trafic you ARE trafic. Use a bike!

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By:
valentina bauer(argentina)

Hundreds of people world-wide have shown that http://volunteeringmatters.unv.org by sending photos from almost every country.

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By:
Lisa Hiller(Bonn, Germany)

I hope that RIO+20 will redifine Sustainable Development concept, not based on needs, but on the use of capitals (natural, social, economic)

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gemma cervantes(mexico city (mexico))
Ola(New York)

If you love your life, you love your world. Rio +20 an opportunity to have a future.

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By:
Lyda Maria Torres Arteaga(Pasto, Narino - Colombia)

We can shape our future with clear and same

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By:
orn(Bangkok, Thailand)

Social Entrepreneurs are the genuine heroes of our future!!

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Tanja(Germany)

Sustainability: the opportunity to do something for the world and not be in it just to ride!

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By:
Ândrea Cordeiro(São Gonçalo, Brasil)

Natural capita - in other words, natural resources - should become the new global currency!

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By:
Sarah Chen Lin(Venezuela/Taiwan)

Embedding sustainability needs governance that widely enforces ownership & accountability + promote positive impacts of change to the public

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