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31 May: Getting Ready for Rio: Over 500 On-Site Side Events at Rio+20 Announced
More than 500 on-site side events organized by Governments, Major Groups, Organizations from the UN system and other International Organizations will take place in RioCentro during Prepcom III (13-15 June), the Sustainable Development Dialogue Days (16-19 June) and the Summit (20-22 June). Over 18,000 representatives from Major Groups have registered. The deadline of 27 May 2012 for accreditations has now passed. Confirmed participants must bring a confirmation letter. See website below for updates.
Please see this link for a full listing of all side events so far registered. http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/meetings_sidevents.html#
Rio+20 Review and Outlook, May 15
Matthias Resch, coordinator of the Division's Energy Project, organized this event to highlight factors leading to Rio and expectations we may have. Speakers included Andrew Pfaffernoschke, Joel Smith, Krystal Layman and Kate Offerdahl, See our YouTube channel for their presentations. See a write-up on our energy blog.