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EBRD hosts high-level policy debate in Brussels

As world leaders gathered for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20) in Brazil to address environmental destruction and act to end poverty, the European Union held its own Sustainable Energy week (EUSEW) from 18-22 June.… Read more

June 26 / 2012

Rio+20: what we learned

On Thursday night the heavens opened and a spectacular thunder storm descended on Rio, causing some to wonder if the gods were giving their verdict on what the political leaders had agreed. For the EBRD delegation Thursday was another of stimulating seminars and meetings.Read more

Rio+20: a shared commitment to sustainable transport



The conference started yesterday and the sense of relief that a draft text of the conference agreement is in place is tempered by a widespread view that it lacks the ambition needed to address the sustainability challenges that the planet faces.… Read more

June 21 / 2012
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EBRD at Rio+20

The EBRD is participating in Rio+20, the UN Summit on Sustainable Development that is taking place in the iconic Brazilian city 20 years on from the first Earth Summit. In many ways the first Rio summit was a seminal event that crystalised the concept of Sustainable Development.Read more

June 20 / 2012