SGI Activities at Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development

June 22, 2012
Soka Gakkai International

From June 20-22, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event marked the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) also held in Rio de Janeiro. The Rio+20 conference focused on two themes: a green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication, and the institutional framework for sustainable development.