Environment Counts | Rio + 20 conference wraps up :
Rio + 20 conference wraps up :
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) has now wrapped up. Formal representation at the conference included heads of state or senior ministerial representatives from virtually every nation.
As well, informal presence from NGOs holding parallel meetings apparently drew some 50,000. The conference generated broad debate and opinions. Proposals for action were many and varied. At the close the Secretary General of the UN wrapped up the conference with a presentation of the final statement agreed on by the nations of the World and titled The Future We Want