Interventions: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Media Consultation on Sustainable Development and Rio+20

5th June 2012

The programme began with the welcome address and brief background of Rio, 1992, by Om Thanvi, Editor, Jansatta. He raised an important question of unity among the developing countries, i.e., the differences and divide came up in Durban. He highlighted that the whole world is divided on the issue of recent environmental crisis and even developed countries, known for their strong bonding and collective representation, have different stands to address their own concerns and interests.

National Consultation: Sustainable Development: National and Global Priorities for Rio+20

28 April 2012
The National Consultation was organized with a view to bring in multiple stakeholders, persons and institutions to build an understanding on the sustainable development agenda and chart out a distinct road map to Rio+20.

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sustainable development

PAIRVI promotes rights based approach to development and believes that current economic models have failed to address poverty, inequality, marginalization and are based on overexploitation of natural resources. It engages with Sustainable Development Goals and other policies aimed at sustainable development. It promotes decentralized policy making and demands accountable governance. It seeks to enhance peoples understanding on sustainable development so that they can be partners in development and analyze policies, programmes and actions. It also engages with UN agencies working on sustainable development and environment including United Nations General Assembly, High Level Political Forum on SDGs, United Nations Environment, and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. PAIRVI is an active member of the Asia Pacific Regional CSOs Engagement Mechanism on Agenda 2030.