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This online platform is where all UN-accredited nongovernmental organisations can discuss and inform each other on topics and events related to the UN conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The website includes a profile page for every member, which includes information on their organisation. It also includes photo and video libraries for members to upload content for free; and a forum for discussion. The website also hosts a space for members to chat directly with one another or in groups.
This is the official website of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as Rio+20, taking place in Brazil on 20–22 June 2012.
The conference will bring together world leaders, governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental organisations to formulate a plan to reduce poverty, create social equity and protect the environment. It is organised around two themes: the green economy, and an institutional framework for sustainable development.
The website publishes information about the conference including background information, overviews and briefing papers on key themes, and other relevant publications. It lists all events and meetings relevant to the conference, and provides information about news and links to external sources as well as ways to connect with involved parties.