IPLA Side Events during Rio+20

2012/06/19 to 2012/06/22
 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date:  19-22 June 2012

Place:  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


IPLA organized the following side events during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Side Event (on-site)

Time and date: Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 11:30-13:00

Venue: Rio Centro, T-4

Title: Zero Waste Strategies and Actions towards Sustainable Cities




Representative from ISWA

Ms. Chikako Takase, Director, UNCRD

Contributions of the waste sector to close the loop towards a new green economy (PDF) by Mr. David Newman, Vice President, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

Need to mainstream resource efficiency and 3Rs towards sustainable cities (PDF) by Mr. C.R.C. Mohanty, Environment Programme Coordinator, UNCRD

Towards greening the waste sector across the MENA Region (PDF) by Mr. Anis Ismail, Secretary General, Solid Waste Exchange of Information and Expertise Network in the MENA Region (GIZ/SWEEP-Net), Tunisia

Waste management and sustainability in Rio de Janeiro (PDF) by Mr. Jose Henrique Penido, Comlurb, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Advancing zero waste through multi-stakeholder participation in Bogota City by Ms. Liz Yadira Monroy Delgado, proyecto Bogota basura cero, agendabogota, Colombia

Round Table Discussion

Chair: Mr. Carlos Silva Filho, ABRELPE / ISWA-Brazil/ IPLA Sub-Regional Secretariat for Southern Latin America

Side Event (off-site)

Friday, 22 June 2012, 9:00-18:00

Venue: Copacabana Fortress

Title: Waste Strategies and Actions towards Sustainable Cities

Organizers: IPLA, ISWA, Fiesp, ABRELPE, COMLURB, and UNCRD

In addition to the above two side events, IPLA will be taking part in the Rio+20 Partnerships Forum which will consist of highly dynamic and interactive sessions to highlight the significant contributions of partnerships in achieving sustainable development. IPLA will be participating in the following sessions of the Forum.

Thursday, 21 June 2012, 15:00-18:00

Venue: Rio Centro, Pavilion T (Major Groups Pavilion), Room T-3

Title: Speed Brokering for Partnerships: scaling-up and replicating best practices in sustainable development

Hosted by: UN DESA and REEEP

Friday, 22 June 2012, 10:00-13:00

Venue: Rio Centro, Pavilion T (Major Groups Pavilion), Room T-3

Title: Partnership Contributing to the Future We Want

Hosted by: UN DESA