Faith-Based Organizations and Rio+20
World Environment Day Observance
United Nations Church Center, 10th Floor
New York, NY
Tuesday, 5 June 2012
The Rio+20 Conference is, in the words of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a “once in a generation opportunity” and that “nothing less than a revolution” was needed in order to secure the “future we want”.
With that in mind, it is clear that faith-based organizations have a critical role to play in ensuring such as transformative change. Many such organizations will be participating in events in Rio that will showcase their commitments towards, and belief in, a more sustainable and inclusive future.
With World Environment Day being observed on the 5th of June, UNEP, in conjunction with the Temple of Understanding, is organizing a presentation by several faith-based organizations of their plans for Rio and, more importantly, beyond?