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“At Rio, our vision must be clear: a sustainable green
economy that protects the health of the environment while supporting achievement
of the Millennium
Development Goals
through growth in income, decent work and poverty eradication.”

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The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236), and will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012. The Rio+20 Conference is envisaged as a Conference at the highest possible level, including Heads of State and Government or other representatives. The Conference will result in a focused political document. Rio+20 is an historic opportunity to define pathways to a safer, more equitable, cleaner, greener and more prosperous world for all.

Asia's biggest education and outreach program about Rio+20 - The Rio+20 India Program begins on June 20, 2012 and registration closes on (extended) February 28, 2013. It is spearheaded by Indian Astrobiology Research Centre in association Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) to promote the objectives of UNCSD 2012. The program is a tool to achieve the One Million Rios commitment which is accepted and listed on the United Nations Rio+20 website. Click here

Rio+20 India has been hailed by the media and academics alike; it has in-kind support of international & national organizations, Universities as well as government agencies including a Ministry of Environment & Forests. Click here

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Rio+20 India Program including the Rio+20 India Program is organized by IARC and not by the United Nations. IARC has been granted official permission by UNCSD Secretiat to use UN Rio+20 logo to promote Rio+20 Earth Summit. IARC indemnifies itself from any misrepresentation of this fact by anybody.