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Itaipu to attend Rio +20
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13/06/2012

Itaipu will present its main sustainable development programs – Growing Good Water (Cultivando Água Boa) and the Itaipu Platform of Renewable Energies (Plataforma Itaipu de Energias Renováveis) - in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, which will be carried out from June, 13th to June, 22nd, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro. The event highlights the twenty years of the United Nations on Environment and Developing Conference (Rio-92), and should contribute to set the sustainable development agenda for the next decades.

Conference main themes:
- The Green economy in the context of the sustainable development and the eradication of poverty; and
- The institutional structure for the sustainable development

Rio+20 will be composed by 3 moments. During the first days, from June 13th to June 15th, the III Meeting of the Preparatory Committee will be carried out, in which government representatives are going to meet, to negotiate the documents to be adopted in the Conference. After that, from June 16th to June 19th, events with the civil society will be scheduled. From June 20th to June 22nd, the High Level Segment of the Conference, for which the presence of several Chiefs of State and Government of the members-countries of the United Nations, will be carried out.

Learn more on the website: www.rio20.gov.br