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What States Want from Rio+20: The Ocean
Overexploitation of fish stocks, destruction of marine ecosystems and a steady trend of biodiversity loss threaten food security, economic stability and the livelihoods of millions. The Pew Environment Group has offered recommendations to address these threats to ensure a healthy ocean for future generations. More
Analysis of Zero Draft Submissions
Humanity Stakeholder Forum has undertaken an analysis of the submissions to the UN. This analysis identifies the insights to be found in the Zero Draft submission documents by creating a database of 97 key terms relevant to Rio+20 and determine which organisations have expressed interest in these terms. More
Global Transition 2012 Challenge Papers
The Challenge Paperthemes have been selected to develop a clear perspective on the emerging priority areas for Rio+20 and include overarching theme papers addressing The Green Economy, as well as specific theme papers focussing on The Blue Economy, Energy, Food Security, Global trade, Global finance, Employment and skills, and Natural Capital.More.
Dialogue on a Convention on Corporate Social Responsibility and Accountability
With teh upcoming 2012 Earth Summit marking the 20th anniversary of the Rio 1992 Conference and 30 years since the Brundtland Commission, the dialogue on the need for a convention on social responsibility has been restarted. More
Stakeholder Engagment at the Bonn2011 Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Conference
The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Conference took place between 16 and 18 of November, 2011 in Bonn, Germany. Around 500 delegates from governments, intergovernmental organisations, civil society and the private sector attended the conference. More
Durban: Winners and losers – Richard Black
For some reason that I’ve not quite figured out, lots of people in the dying embers of this UN climate meeting were asking “who’s a winner, and who’s a loser?”. More
“Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity: A Planet in Peril” has been produced by Stakeholder Forum. It was edited by Ahmed Djoghlaf and Felix Dodds and includes chapters by: Gusti Muhammad Hatta, Thomas E. Lovejoy, Craig Bennett, Johan Rockstrom, Bob Watson, Achim Steiner, Jan McAlpine and Monique Barbut. The book provides an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the threats presented to human security and well-being by the loss of ecosystems and biodiversity – recently confirmed as one of the critical ‘planetary boundaries’ that has already been exceeded. More
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For over 25 years the organisation has acted as a bridge between those who have a stake in sustainable development, and the international forums where decisions are made in their name. Read More.