UNCSD

AcronymDefinition
UNCSDUnited Nations Commission on Sustainable Development
UNCSDUnited Nations Common Supply Database
UNCSDUnited Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
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Member states participating in both of these international forums, one linked to the World Health Organization--World Conference on the social determinants of health, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in October 2011, and the other to the United Nations--the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)/Rio+20, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in July 2012, committed to strengthen their healthcare systems to offer universal and equal healthcare coverage.
The weakness of the SDGs agenda is clearly illustrated by the Rio 2012 ideas on goals and indicators (UNCSD, 2012).
(55) Continuing alongside the momentum after the last UNCSD, widely known as Rio+20, where the development of Sustainable Development Goals was discussed, such institutional reform could address real problems in global environmental governance; namely, directly targeting the actors that create the problems regime arrangements set out to address and improving the will among governments for global environmental cooperation.
[13] UNCSD (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development), "The Future We Want," Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2012, http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/LTD/N12/ 436/88/PDF/N1243688.pdf?OpenElement.
At all levels, the choice of appropriate sustainable development indicators is also vital, derived from the basic economic-social-environmental metric (UNCSD 2007).
2 In the capacity as a focal point for UNCSD Libya Rio+20 Report we received numerous endorsement that the historic document that has just been approved by Congress, widely known as 'the 60 Committee" will be in line with Future we want legal document bby UN General Assembly.
Also taking part are Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the UN in New York and Chair of the G77; Adnan Amin, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); Maria van der Hoeven, Director General, International Energy Agency (IEA); Gerhard Roiss, CEO, OMV; Elizabeth Thompson, Executive Coordinator for the UNCSD Rio+20 Conference; and Kandeh K.
The two-year cooperation agreement signed last week by Executive Director at UNEP Achim Steiner and Secretary General at EAD Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak provides the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) with the opportunity to build on the commitments set out in the United Nations Conference of Sustainable Development (UNCSD) Rio+20 outcomes for a more sustainable future.
In June 2012, world leaders gathered in Brazil for the Rio+20 Summit (the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, UNCSD), where they discussed the institutional framework for sustainable development and new concepts such as the "green economy," and where the renewal of political commitment to sustainable development was a major goal (Van den Brande, Happaerts and Bouteligier 2011).
The recent United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, also called Rio+20) ended with an outcome document entitled "The Future We Want," which, despite the praise of some government representatives, including Brazil, the host country, was strongly criticized by churches and the civil society as a whole.