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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Report: UN ASKS YOU TO VOTE FOR FUTURE YOU WANT, By Ambassador Mo

ImageCan you influence outcome of globe’s probably most significant Conference on sustainable development from the environment to economic opportunity? The UN Secretary General seems to think you can be a force for good as well as initiative.”Go to vote.riodialogues.org. Tell us what you think. Those votes – the voices of the people – can make a difference.  -VOTE-

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ECOLOGY DIPLOMAT Blog Report: WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY SETS HOPES FOR RIO+20, By Ambassador Mo
World Environment Day comes at a unique moment this year in advance of Rio+20 Conference scheduled to start in 2 weeks. “Rio+20 is our opportunity to deepen global commitment to sustainable development. We should make progress on some of the building blocks of sustainability – energy, water, food, cities, oceans, jobs & empowerment of women,” is message of UNSG Ban Ki-moon. -More-
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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Film Report: BRAZIL WATER
Brazil is hosting the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development that analyzes Earth’s economic & environmental health. The North-East of Brazil is the most densely populated semi-arid region in the world. Low, erratic rainfall and cyclic droughts make farming difficult. These three stories show different ways farmers can make a living from the land while conserving the environment. –WATCH–
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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Report: WATER MANAGEMENT EVIDENCES RETURNS, By Ambassador Mo
Sustainable water reforms are having a positive impact on countries’ development, according to the results of a UNEP survey. It evidences that countries that have implemented water reforms from the UN Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20 years ago have had significant improvements to drinking water access, human health and water efficiency in agriculture. –More–
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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: RIO +20 LACK OF PROGRESS FRUSTRATES CIVIL SOCIETY, By AMBASSADOR MO
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), “Rio+20,” will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012.  World political leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs & other groups, will presumably conclude negotiations on a final document with clear steps to reduce poverty, advance social equity & ensure environmental protection.
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MONEY FLASH Blog Report: BRICS POSE NEW CHALLENGE, By Ambassador Mo
Back to an old agenda of toppling the US from its perch as most exclusive political & economic power, may be the theme of just concluding BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India. (BRICS represent  Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa with 43% of population and 25% of Global GDP). They are backing to pressing visibility as well as priorities. What are these priorities? –More–
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