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Improving the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development-A Deep Dive into Governance Issues and the Rio+20 Zero Draft
25 Mar 2012 - 25 Mar 2012
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Church Center for the United Nations, 777 UN Plaza, New York, NY 20017

The working groups and presentations will be centered on:

? Implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration (Transparency,
Public Participation and Access to Justice)
? International Environmental Governance and the next generation
of Sustainable Development Governance
? Ombudspersons for Future Generations
? Sustainable Development Goals
? Compendium of Commitments

Sessions and Speakers:

Ombudspersons for Future Generations: Role, Functions and Mandate
Catherine Pearce, World Future Council
Dr. Sándor Fülöp, Parliamentary Commissioner for Future Generations, Hungary

Does ?Form? Follow ?Function? or Do We Need a New Accountability
Framework? Options for IEG Reform
Jan-Gustav Strandenaes, Stakeholder Forum

An International Environmental Governance Framework and the Next Generation of Sustainable Development Governance
Bradnee Chambers, UNEP
Frederich Soltau, UNDESA

?Hooks in the Zero Draft? for Fundamental Governance Reform: Principle 10 Implementation and Compendium of Commitments
Lalanath de Silva, The Access Initiative & WRI
Andrea Sanhueza, PARTICIPA
Jacob Scherr, NRDC

The Zero Draft and Sustainable Development Goals: Ambitious and Visionary Goals
John Talberth, WRI
Amrei Horstbrink, UNITAR

For further reading, please see http://www.unep.org/environmentalgovernance/IssuesBriefsontheInstitutionalFramework/tabid/54126/Default.aspx

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