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Press Coverage on Women's Major Group Events in Rio

Web articles, TV shows and printed press coverage on the activities of WECF and the Women's Major Group in Rio

28.06.2012 | WECF



In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, gathered world leaders, representatives of countries, NGOs and other engaged groups in order to create a better world for future generations.

Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (20-22 June 2012) came to an end with ‘The Future We Want’ as an outcome document (See: ‘RIO+20: From the Future We Want to the Future We Need’ http://www.wecf.eu/english/articles/2012/06/finalstatement-womenRIO.php).

Below you will find links to the main articles and TV shows concerning Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development:

Web articles:
•    ‘WECF says “no time to lose” as Rio+20 summit negotiations begin in Brazil’ http://www.wecf.eu/english/articles/2012/06/wecf-messagesRio.php
•    ‘Rio+20 - WECF sponsors June 15th Forum on Phase-Out of Nuclear Energy by 2020’ http://www.wecf.eu/english/press/releases/2012/06/globalforum-nuclearRio.php
•     ‘And when the world wouldn’t listen, we marched’
http://www.wedo.org/news/and-when-the-world-wouldnt-listen-we-marched
•     ‘Grassroots women from around the world receive prestigious "Women's Rio+20 Good Practice Awards"’
 http://www.wecf.eu/english/press/releases/2012/06/rio-awards.php
•    ‘Rio+20: Women “Disappointed and Outraged”’ http://www.wecf.eu/english/press/releases/2012/06/womenstatement-outcomesRio.php
•    ‘Assault on Reproductive Rights and Gender Equality at Rio+20’ http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2012/06/rio_20_women.html
•    ‘Rio+20 Agreement Fails Women, and the World’ http://www.rhrealitycheck.org/article/2012/06/20/rio20-agreement-fails-women-and-world
•    ‘RIO+20: From the Future We Want to the Future We Need’ http://www.wecf.eu/english/articles/2012/06/finalstatement-womenRIO.php
•     ‘Assault On Women’s Reproductive Rights And Gender Equality At Rio+20’  http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/06/21/503478/assault-on-womens-reproductive-rights-and-gender-equality-at-rio20/?mobile=nc
•    ‘Rio+20: Protests, gender issues and going paperless’ http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/treasurehunt/entry/rio-20-protests-gender-issues-and-going-paperless

TV shows:

•    ‘Representative of the Women major group, Opening of the Conference - 1st Plenary Meeting, Rio+20’
 http://webtv.un.org/meetings-events/watch/representative-of-the-women-major-group-opening-of-the-conference-1st-plenary-meeting-rio20/1698993621001
•    ‘Negociações seguem lentas na Rio+20’
http://g1.globo.com/videos/rio-de-janeiro/rjtv-1edicao/t/edicoes/v/negociacoes-seguem-lentas-na-rio20/1994864/
•    ‘Interventions and activities of WMG during informal formal sessions May June in NY’
       http://www.wecf.eu/english/articles/2012/06/interventions-wmgNY.php




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