The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as Rio+20, took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 – twenty years after the historic 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, which was held in the same city.ITC’s role was to highlight the importance of trade in promoting sustainable development. This was achieved through a number of side events and discussions where ITC shared its experience from the field in delivering trade-related technical assistance, highlighting key successes in delivering export impact for good.
Friday, 15 June 2012, 9:30-11:00RioCentro, T-3Organized jointly with UNEP and ICTSD.Further information can be found here.No registration is needed for the event, but participants must be accredited.
Saturday, 16 June 2012, 11:00-12:30Windsor Barra HotelGlobal launch of the Committee on Sustainability Assessment.
Part of the UN Global Compact's Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum.
Sunday, 17 June 2012, 14:00-17:30Windsor Barra HotelAs part of the UN Global Compact’s Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum.Review the webcast of this event Photo gallery
Monday, 18 June 2012, 8:30-18:00Hotel OthonOrganized jointly with UNEP and ICTSD.Further information can be found here.
Monday, 18 June 2012, 17:15-18:15Novo Mundo HotelOrganized jointly with PromPeru, Phytotrade Africa, and the Union of Ethical Biotrade as part of the UNCTAD BioTrade Day.
Further information can be found here.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 8:30-18:00Hotel OthonOrganized jointly with the Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) as part of the ICTSD Symposium on Trade and Sustainable Development.