RIO+20, comme si vous y étiez..

Date de publication : 2012-06-20

Media file

UN Development Chief Gives Obama a Pass for Rio+20 Absence  (Bloomberg, 22 June)

An alternative to GDP index is unveiled at Rio+20 (The Guardian)

Relief in Every Window, but Global Worry Too (The New York Times)

Rio+20 Feature: Seven Issues, Seven Experts – Oceans  (UN News Centre)
Major cities tackle climate change even as Rio summit's outcome ...  (Washington Post)
West must cut appetite for cars and TVs, says UN official (AFP)

Rio's message of gloom will follow absentee leaders (Reuters AlterNet)
Rio+20 must spur action on sustainable development - UNDP head (‎Reuters AlertNet )

Success stories

Burundi: Reclaiming forest reserve while improving livelihoods
Nigeria: Sawdust recycling creates jobs while cleaning up city
Recycling boosts incomes in Rwanda's capital
In Benin, women cotton growers embrace organic agriculture
Biodiversity projects improve lives in China
India: Conserving the Gulf of Mannar’s biodiversity
Nepal: expanding access to renewable energy
Zambia: Villagers turn their backs on overfishing
New nets help fishermen in Gaza become self-reliant
Peru: Improving cook stoves and access to energy

Our perspective

Rio+20: Health is a sustainable development issue | Olav Kjørven
Universal access to energy: Getting the framework right | Veerle Vandeweerd
Rio+20: What are the parameters of success? | Nils Boesen
World must come together to reframe development | Anne-Isabelle Degryse-Blateau
Road to Rio: People's voluntary involvement is key | Flavia Pansieri
Sharing development experience between Latin America and Africa | Helen Clark
Road to Rio: Growth and employment need to be the heart of development | Magdy Martinez-Soliman
Road to Rio: Nations on a mission for sustainable energy for all | Veerle Vandeweerd
Road to Rio: Empowerment, accountability and the rule of law | Magdy Martinez-Soliman
Road to Rio: What should replace the MDGs? | Rebeca Grynspan
Road to Rio: The moral link to the global economic crisis | Olav Kjørven
Road to Rio: What kind of world do we want to live in? | Helen Clark
Road to Rio: Putting resilience at the heart of development | Helen Clark
Road to Rio: Women 'out of sight, out of mind’| Helen Clark
Road to Rio: Partnering for the sustainable future we want | Sigrid Kaag
Road to Rio: Green is not enough | Olav Kjørven
Road to Rio: Building a sustainable future we all want | Rebeca Grynspan
Road to Rio: Greening Human Development | Olav Kjørven

Case studies

Rural Energy Development Programme in Nepal
Russia: Better conservation for the environment and the economy
Belarus: A new approach to managing resources
Turkey: moving towards climate-friendly development
Croatia: Energy efficiency programme generates huge savings
Managing the Black Sea and the Danube River Basin

Helen Clark on Rio+20 / interview

Press Releases (18-22 June)

Rio+20 Legacy: World Centre for Sustainable Development launched by Brazil and UNDP, 22/06
Equator Prize winners honored at Rio+20 for community-led environment and poverty solutions, 20/06
Going beyond GDP, UNDP proposes human development measure of sustainability, 20/06
World Business and Development Awards announce winners at Rio+20, 19/06
Climate Change is degrading marine habitats and threatening fish supplies worldwide, UNDP new report, 19/06
World Business and Development Awards announce winners at Rio+20: Fighting poverty can benefit businesses, 19/06
Building tomorrow’s markets: Governments and businesses join UNDP to boost sustainable agriculture, 18/06

Olav Kjorven Sustainable Energy -by UNDP for Rio+20
Helen Clark Video Blog on Rio+20
Rebecca Grynspan Video Blog on Rio+20
Sigrid Kaag Video Blog on Rio+20
Jorge Chediek Interview at Rio Conference
Khalid Malik Interview in Rio on GDP
Jigme Thinley, PM of Bhutan Interview at Rio Conference

All videos and PSAs uploaded within the last week, are accessible here:


Social Media
Basic Online Search for “UNDP + Rio” and “PNUD + Rio”
2146 hits from June 1 – June 21 (please note that updates not mentioning either search term were excluded from this statistics)

Word cloud for “UNDP + Rio”
Word Cloud for “PNUD + Rio”

Top 5 online posts with highest comment counts
Search terms: UNDP + Rio
Rio Summit: The world in figures
Source:, Posted on: Jun 11, 2012 05:32 AM by
Questioning ‘green economics’
Source:, Posted on: Jun 17, 2012 07:00 AM by
Dirk Niebel zum Rio+20-Gipfel: "Hilfe macht abhängig"
Source:, Posted on: Jun 19, 2012 09:44 AM by
UN honours local groups with Equator Prize for sustainable development work
Source:, Posted on: Jun 21, 2012 07:06 PM by
West must cut appetite for cars and TVs, says UN official
Source:, Posted on: Jun 18, 2012 04:23 PM by

Rio+Social – Spanish Storify of the event:

Most engaging Facebook Updates
Only a few hours remaining to vote for the future you want on
Equator Prize: 2012 Winners’ Stories
Like and share if you agree! And tell us your vision for the Future YOU Want:
Have a look at the pics of our 2012 Equator Prize Winners on and let's celebrate them tonight!
Check out some behind the scenes photos taken at the Earth Summit:

June 20, 2012 Más allá del PIB, el PNUD propone una medida de sostenibilidad basada en el desarrollo humano
June 19, 2012 Our Perspective: Acceso universal a la energía: Cómo mejorar el enfoque | Veerle Vandeweerd
June 18, 2012 Women in Rio+20
June 18, 2012 Conferencia Rio
June 15, 2012 Día Mundial del Viento
June 14, 2012 Rio Vote
June 8, 2012 Día Mundial de los Océanos
June 7, 2012 Casillas apoya Rio Dialogues
June 6, 2012 PSA Spanish
June 5, 2012  Día Mundial del MEDIO AMBIENTE
May 23, 2012 Rio dialogues
May 22, 2012 PSA Antonio


Most engaging tweets

Watch Live: @HelenClarkUNDP now speaking at Women Leaders’ Summit: #WomenRio
#Equator Prize winners honored at #Rioplus20 for community-led environment and poverty solutions:
Can you define sustainable development? Learn with this great video: #rioplus20
#Rioplus20 has officially started! Check out our videos around the Earth Summit:
'The world’s most disadvantaged people suffer the most from environmental degradation' - #HDR: #rioplus20

Link to the Tweet ---  Descarga y lee el documento final de ‪#Rioplus20 sobre ‪#nuestrofuturo >  v @un_rioplus20 (En 6 idiomas)
Link to the tweet --- Las #redessociales están jugando un papel clave en #RioPlus20 | Únete a la conversación global #RioPlusSocial en: (+50 RT - reached +500,000 users)
Link to the tweet ---  ¿Cómo medir el desarrollo? Más allá del ‪#PIB ¿qué os parece un “Índice d Desarrollo Humano Sostenible”?  ‪#rioplus20 (one of the most RT tweets, including @PROhumana - @EmbajadaEEUUcl - @USEmbassyBogota - @AmericaGovEsp - @ElTiempoVerde )
Link to the tweet --- "No tenemos un ´Planeta B´. Debemos cuidar del único planeta que tenemos" - @richardbrandson fundador de @Virgin | ‪#rioplussocial (One of the most RT quote from Richard Brandson during Rio+Social!!! Also in Spanish, thanks to @pnud_es – “There is no planet B, so we have to take care of the one we have”)
Link to the Tweet -- "Si destruimos el ‪#medioambiente nos destruimos a nosotros mismos" - Ted Turner de @UNfoundation ‪#Rioplussocial (Best QUOTE from Ted Turner in Rio+social "If we destroy our environment we destroy ourselves")


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