European Youth call for more than just words in Rio

Pressemitteilung des Europäischen Jugendforums zu Rio+20:

European Young People will gather in Rio, Brazil next week for the final push to Sustainable Development. The conference, with a focus on greening the global economy and reform structures of the UN, is the first one in ten years to address such issues. 3,000 young people have registered to attend Rio+20 (more than any other group), but the conference remains on a knife edge.

After a week of final pre-negotiations (informal-Informals), young people from around Europe are calling for European states and in particular the European Union to make Rio a success. Goals and targets which could be in the form of Sustainable Development Goals, that take over from the Millennium development Goals when they end in 2015, are key to achieving action for youth. Weiterlesen