Statements for Stockholm+40 - international conference on sustainable living and innovative solutions
Invitation to media accreditation. Stockholm+40. An international environmental conference on sustainable development ahead of Rio+20
Background papers/Position papers
New Climate and Clean Air Coalition Expands to 13 Members New Initiatives Assessed for Fast and Scaled-up Action on Black Carbon, Methane, and HFCs
Stockholm+40 - international conference on sustainable living and innovative solutions
23 Apr 2012 - 25 Apr 2012On 23-25 April 2012, the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will be hosting an international conference, Stockholm+40 - Partnership Forum for Sustainable Development, to commemorate the first UN Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm in 1972.
The purpose of Stockholm+40 is to bring together actors from the international community for a dialogue on sustainable development and its challenges. The business sector, civil society, researchers, decision-makers and young people will discuss sustainable solutions in areas of technology, production and living. They will bring together their different perspectives to try to create a holistic view of what we can do to achieve sustainable development.
Stockholm+40 will be based on three main themes:
- Sustainable innovations
- Sustainable production
- Sustainable living
Stakeholders' message from Stockholm to Rio
Key note speech by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao
Key note speech by Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt