Does your country have a Rio+20 preparatory committee?
Brazil has a Rio+20 preparatory committee in place.
Is your country planning on announcing new initiatives at Rio?
Brazil and UN-Habitat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide technical assistance to countries in Latin America for sustainable urban development. Read more here
Brazil's Financier of Studies and Projects (FINEP) and the Latin American Development Bank (CAF) signed an agreement to formally launch the Regional Initiative for Technological Innovation in the Renewable Energy Sector. Read more here
Brazilian Senator Katia Abreu recently announced that at Rio+20, Brazil will propose the global adoption of Permanent Protection Areas (PPAs) along river banks.Read more here
What is your vision for success at Rio+20?
Brazil would like to see active participation of all stakeholders and political commitment and attendance of high level governmnet officials.
Siiri Bigalke, Smith College
Survey performed by a student from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Responses provided by a country delegate. For more information, visit the official Brazil page.