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Conference - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

19 June 2012 - EU-BRICS Civil Society Meeting

EU-BRICS civil society dialogue on sustainable development

Joint event of the European Economic and Social Committee with Economic ans Social Councils and similar institutions from the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).

The European Economic and Social Committee has been actively preparing for Rio+20, in particular through fostering dialogue on sustainable development aiming at a joint understanding of the issues at stake and at common civil society recommendations.

Based on previous bilateral work on sustainable development between the European Economic and Social Committee and its counterparts from Brazil, China and Russia, the EESC and the Brazilian Council on Economic and Social Development (CDES) are jointly organizing an EU-BRICS civil society dialogue on sustainable development on 19 June 2012.

Date & Time: 19 June 2012 from 3.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m.

Venue: National Confederation of Trade in Goods, Services and Tourism. Av. General Justo, 307 - Centro 20021 - 130 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Registrations: please follow the link: http://www.cdes.gov.br/inscricoes/1509/atividades-do-cdes-na-rio20.html

Contact: Sustainable Development Observatory

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