Rio +20

ICLEI Rio +20

Connecting City Leaders to Global Leaders!

Running from 18 to 22 June, the Rio+20 Global Town Hall offered on 18 and 20 June a rich program of presentations and debates, co-organized by ICLEI with partners and cities and highlighting the experience and capacities of local governments and their concrete contributions towards a sustainable future by 2030. On 21 day, during the high-level Cities Leadership Day, ICLEI convened leaders from all level of governments and other mayor players to look into what decisions need to be taken today, to ensure that our economy and our cities will provide the desired conditions to achieve our vision of a sustainable future by 2030. On 22 June, the final day of the UN Summit, the State of Rio convened a joint day for associations of local and sub-national government organizations, where concluding messages from the previous days of discussions and negotiations were presented to the audience and to the world. 

Overall Rio+20 Global Town Hall Program

For a program overview, please click below:




21 June 2012

For a program of the whole day, please click below: 

During the high-level Cities Leadership Day on 21 June 2012, ICLEI is convening leaders from all level of governments and other mayor players to look into what decisions need to be taken today, to ensure that our economy and our cities will provide the desired conditions to achieve our vision of a sustainable future by 2030. The day will conclude with linking the discussion to the Rio+20 negotiations that go on in parallel, and look at how these will impact on the urban future and at what opportunities are available for cities to act. 


22 June 2012

For a full program of the Cities Day in the Rio Convention Pavilion, click to the left.

For a full program of Rio+20 Balance in the Rio State Pavilion, click here.

Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer