Rio+20: UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012

Rio+20 is an historic opportunity for world leaders in government, business and non-profit sectors to shape the coming decade's policies for a sustainable future for all. KKL-JNF, a world leader in sustainable development, will participate in Rio+20, along with Israel's Minister of Environmental Protection.

June 17, 2012 20:21
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KKL-JNF at Rio+20

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development will take place on June 20 - 22, 2012 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Fifty thousand participants are expected this year, including government representatives, inter-governmental organizations (such as the UN and the World Bank), NGOs and business sectors. The conference is held once every decade. The theme of this year's conference is building a green economy to achieve sustainable development and combating poverty, while improving international cooperation for sustainable development.

KKL-JNF representatives will participate at the conference as part of Israel's official delegation along with Mr. Gilad Erdan, Israel's Minister of Environmental Protection,  and Israel's ambassador to Brazil, Mr. Rafi Eldad. KKL-JNF's delegation to the conference includes Dr. Orr Karassin, a member of the KKL-JNF Board of Director, Mr. David Brand, KKL-JNF Chief Forester, Mr. Itzik Moshe, Deputy Director of KKL-JNF's Southern Region, Ms. Alejandra Kadden of KKL-JNF's Latin American Desk and Mr. Michael Edri, KKL-JNF emissary to Latin America.

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Ahuva Bar-Lev
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Phone: 972-2-6583354 Fax:972-2-6583493

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