Does your country have a Rio+20 preparatory committee?
China's preparatory committee is comprised of more than 20 government agencies and civil society groups will be attending the conference separately.
Has your country completed a sustainable development review?
China plans to release its national report on sustainable development.
Is your country planning on announcing new initiatives at Rio?
China will contribute $6 million to a UN Environment Program trust fund for projects and activities that help developing countries raise capacity for environmental protection and will make available 31.7 million dollars for a three-year international project to help small island countries, least developed countries and African countries tackle climate change. Read more here.
China,Denmark, Sweden and United Arab Emirates the recently launched a Global Sustainable Cities Network, to be a platform for pioneering urban sustainability efforts. The initial focus areas include waste-to-energy and city-level demand management.
What is your vision for success at Rio+20?
China would like to encourage broader participation and see more political will from developed countries.
What other major activities are happening in your country at the subnational, corporate, and civil society levels for Rio+20?
22 Chinese NGOs and entrepreneurs plan on hosting several China Going Green Dialogues during Rio+20 to highlight the innovative green practices and make commitments to action from the ground up.Read more here.
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 China page.