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TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Preamble/Stage setting Vision…………………………………………………………………. II. Renewing Political Commitment A. Reaffirming Rio principles and past action plans………………… B. Assessing the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development and addressing new and emerging challenges (Integration, Implementation, Coherence)……………… C. Engaging major groups…………………………………………….. D. Framework for action………………………………………………. III. Green Economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication A. Framing the context of the green economy, challenges and opportunities……………………………………………………. B. Toolkits and experience sharing………………………………… C. Framework for action…………………………………………… IV. Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development A. Strengthening/reforming/integrating the three pillars…………… 44 32-36 37-43 25-31 6-9 1-5 Paras
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C. UNEP, specialized agency on environment proposal, IFIs, United Nations operational activities at country level………… D. Regional, National, Local……………………………………… V. Framework for action and follow-up A. B. Priority/key/thematic/cross-sectoral issues and areas…………… Accelerating and measuring progress (SDGs, GDP and others)... 59-62
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C. Means of Implementation (finance, access to and transfer of technology, capacity building)…………………………………..
for economic stability and growth that benefits all. equitable and inclusive. resolve to work together for a prosperous. equitable and inclusive. Preamble/Stage Setting [/Vision –Switzerland. New Zealand] Japan delete] 1. equitable – EU] and [inclusive – G77] sustainable future [within a healthy and life supporting environment – Switzerland] for [our / all – EU] people [. US delete] [extreme – US] poverty [and inequality – RoK] and [strive / we commit to – EU] for [societies which are / a world which is – G77] just. present as well as future generations –EU] [We also reaffirm that poverty eradication constitutes an overriding priority and is indispensable for the attainment of sustainable development. protect and restore the Earth’s ecosystem – Switzerland] through the [protection. . Brazil. both present and future generations –Norway] [. [for economic stability and / that can promote –G77] [sustained economic –G77] [[growth / development –EU] [and development. and other representatives of the peoples of the world. EU retain secure] [. . -G77. Mexico] work together [for / to ensure – G77] a [prosperous. present and future generations. and other leaders including representatives of civil society including business and academia – Switzerland. having met at Rio de Janeiro. – Israel] resolve to [renew our commitment to sustainable development and –G77.Switzerland. Mexico] [In this regard. – RoK] [. We. peaceful – Switzerland] [. [and mindful of our responsibility to one another and to future generations. from 20-22 June 2012. we reaffirm our commitment to promote multilateral solutions to common problems and recognize the need to address sustainable development holistically and better . Mexico]. secure and sustainable future for our people and our planet. 2. 2. while ensuring that the rights of future generations are protected. as a matter of urgency. Preamble/Stage Setting [I. social equity and environmental sustainability –G77] that benefits / prosperity for – Switzerland] [and provides opportunities for – EU] all [.EU. the heads of State and Government.THE FUTURE WE WANT [[THE FUTURE WE WANT/ RIO COMMITMENT TOWARDS GREEN ECONOMY – Japan] – EU to revert] I. secure / happy and prosperous –G77 / inclusive Montenegro. and improvement of the environment and the – Switzerland] [eradication/elimination –US] of [all forms of –G77. 1. our societies – EU] [and – G77 delete] our planet [and future generations –G77. We. Mexico]. having met at Rio de Janeiro. We reaffirm our determination to free humanity from hunger and want through the eradication of all forms of poverty and strive for societies which are just. the [heads of State and Government / representatives of the peoples of the world -US] [. Mexico] [. We reaffirm [. Brazil. Mexico] [. New Zealand. Ministers. -G77] our determination [to ensure the environmental sustainability of our planet and –Kazakhstan] to free humanity from hunger and want [and to conserve. from 20-22 June 2012.
We are also committed to enhancing cooperation and addressing the ongoing and emerging issues in ways which will enhance opportunities for all. thus improving the lives of the poorest people – G77 delete] [and prosperity for all. preserving the environment as well as ensuring basic social protection and human rights – Switzerland] [. which is a global challenge requiring global partnership – RoK]. . so as to achieve sustainable development in all its dimensions. health. including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. the rule of law. sustainable development and the eradication of poverty and hunger. our shared planet. 3. we also acknowledge the role of national parliaments in furthering sustainable development. social and environmental aspects to confront the challenges of sustainable development. We are committed to making every effort to accelerate progress in achieving the internationally agreed development goals. quat We also reaffirm the importance that freedom. from public decisions. EU delete] goals [with regards to development. respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms. We [are committed / reiterate our commitment – G77 / reaffirm our commitment . implementation and assessment of the commitments and review of the implementation in conformity with the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities. including the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. We acknowledge our particular responsibility to actively promote sustainable development and sustainable consumption and production patterns. [2. . inclusive and equitable economic growth. including the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 [. environment. be centred on human development while preserving and protecting the life support system of our common home. ter We reaffirm that we continue act in accordance with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and with full respect for international law and its principles.EU] to making every effort to accelerate [progress – G77 delete] [in achieving / the achievement of – G77] [the – Norway delete] internationally agreed [development – Switzerland.G77] [2. – EU] [2. bis We acknowledge the need for an integrated approach incorporating economic. thus improving the lives of the poorest people. peace and security. gender equality and an overall commitment to just and democratic societies have for sustainable development. Norway. – EU. – EU] 3. to individual behaviour and lifestyle. population development and human protection – Switzerland]. Iceland] [2. quint We acknowledge that good governance and the rule of law at the national and international levels are essential for sustained. In this regard. 4. gender equality. recognizing their interlinkages.mainstream it in all aspects of decision making at all levels. – EU]. Accordingly we recognize the urgency in committing to mutually reinforcing and structured measures including the establishment of intergovernmentaly agreed mechanisms and actions for the full integration of sustainable development pillars.
threatens poverty eradication. the fulfillment of human needs. our shared planet. We further affirm our resolve to strengthen the institutional framework for sustainable development. within the carrying capacity of its ecosystems and planetary boundaries. development and human rights. contribute to. as pillars of the United Nations system and the foundation for collective security and well-being. gender equality.Liechtenstein. good governance. peace and security. respect for all human rights. –Mexico] [4. interlinked and mutually reinforcing. exceeding the carrying capacity of the planet’s ecosystems. New Zealand delete] system of our common home / the natural resources of – EU]. are interdependent.. [[We are also committed / We reaffirm our commitment – G77] to [enhancing / strengthening – EU] [international – G77] [coherence and – Switzerland] cooperation and addressing the ongoing and [emerging / persistent –G77] [issues / challenges – EU] [related to sustainable development – G77] in ways which will enhance [equal – Norway] opportunities for all. cultural and political development.4. – Liechtenstein. sext We declare that achieving sustainable development requires urgent and universal changes in production and consumption patterns and the pursuit of specific policies aimed at the integration of the three pillars of sustainable development. Development requires freedom. social. Switzerland] [the [natural – G77] [life support – G77. the rule of law. respect for nature and an overall commitment to just and democratic societies. EU questioning placement] [4. we recognize the need to transform our development models which so far have over depended in the excessive use of natural resources. quint We affirm that carbon intensive economic development is not sustainable. and ultimately the life-supporting functions of our planet. [in particular for developing countries and – G77] be [centred / founded – EU] on [sustainable – Switzerland] human development [and human security – Japan] [and human dignity – G77] [. EU questioning placement] [4. –Mexico] 5. quat We acknowledge the need to mainstream sustainable development in all aspects of the way we live through a holistic approach to development. ter We recall that the right to development is an inalienable human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples are entitled to participate in. Taken . We renew our commitment to sustainable development and express our determination to pursue the green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication. protect and restore – EU. – EU] -US delete] [4. Therefore. bis We reaffirm that peace and security. We urge bold and decisive action on the objective and themes for the conference. including the right to food. particularly fossil fuels. human rights and gender equality – EU] [while [preserving and protecting / using in a sustainable manner – G77] / whilst integrating the need to preserve. and enjoy economic. [. – G77. in which all human rights and fundamental freedoms can be fully realized. New Zealand] [4.
Renewing Political Commitment [II. Mexico] [5. the social and the environmental [. national and sub-national level – EU] should fill the implementation gaps [. including through promoting the valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services – EU] [5. –G77. alt We reaffirm the objective of the Conference which is to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development. At the same time we express our willingness to address the two themes of the Conference: the green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication and the International framework for Sustainable Development. [We further stress the importance of ensuring adequate and efficient energy as a strategic goal in implementing the mechanisms of this integration for all countries./I. assessing the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development and addressing new and emerging challenges. Holy See]. regional. ensure better policy coherence – EU] [and – Montenegro delete] achieve greater integration among the three [pillars / dimensions – Switzerland. we – Switzerland] express our determination to pursue [the – Japan delete] [required transformation towards a – Switzerland] green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication [over the next twenty years – Turkey]. Taken together our actions [further specified in this document – Switzerland] [at the international. [In this regard. We renew our commitment to sustainable development [In addition. 5.together our actions should fill the implementation gaps and achieve greater integration among the three pillars of sustainable development – the economic.-Japan] Renewing Political Commitment [A. EU] of sustainable development – the economic. We further affirm our resolve to strengthen [and reform – EU] the institutional framework for sustainable development. Reaffirming Rio principles and past action plans] [A. Reaffirming Rio principles [and other relevant documents – New Zealand] and past action plans – Japan delete. subregional. we commit to further mainstream biodiversity and ecosystem services in policies and decision-making processes at all levels. G77 retain] . thus setting the ground for new universal and comprehensive ethics of the humanity – Russian Federation. We [urge / look to the future with confidence that the global community will be united to join the common cause to take – RoK / are determined to take – New Zealand] [and commit to take . – EU] II.Liechtenstein] bold and decisive action on the objective and themes for the conference. bis We recognize that the cost of inaction far outweighs the cost of action and that this will inform our choices and promote the sustainability of our policies. – Kazakhstan] [and strengthen the inter-generational responsibility and solidarity – Montenegro]. the social and the environmental.
6.Norway].Norway. coherence and implementation of agreed commitments / action –US]. – Switzerland] the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. quat We recall the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development and reaffirm our commitment to the fulfilment of its principles which shall continue to guide the international community and serve as the basis for cooperation. coherence and implementation of agreed commitments. the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development and the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development.. so as to enable those institutions to address the challenges of sustainable development. New Zealand reserve position] [6. Agenda 21. bis We reaffirm our commitment to the Universal declaration of Human Rights and other relevant international and regional human rights instruments. – EU move paragraph as 2 ter with amendments. We reaffirm our commitment to advance progress in implementation of [the Stockholm Declaration on the Human Environment. the Barbados Programme of Action and the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation. coherence and implementation of agreed commitments. The Rio Principles shall continue to guide the international community and serve as the basis for cooperation. – Holy See] 7. US delete] [6. transparent and effective multilateralism and emphasize the need to strengthen the United Nations and of other international institutions. 6 quat] . the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21. the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development and the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development. the Barbados Programme of Action and the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation [and we reaffirm our commitment to the Rio principles. Mexico] [6. We reaffirm that the Rio principles shall continue to guide the international community and serve as the basis for cooperation. and lay the foundation for the actions set out in this declaration. [6. [[The [Stockholm and – Switzerland] Rio Principles [and commitments – Switzerland] [shall continue to guide the international community and – Japan delete] serve as the basis for [cooperation. We reaffirm that we [continue to be / are –G77] guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and [with / by the – Liechtenstein] full respect for international law and its principles. Agenda 21. – Norway delete] – EU include sentence in para. the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21. – EU] [Pre 7. in order to ensure the full and fair participation of developing countries. –G77. We reaffirm our commitment to advance progress in implementation of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. coherence and implementation of agreed commitments. ter We reaffirm our commitment to inclusive. We reaffirm that we continue to be guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and with full respect for international law and its principles. 7.
Mexico] 8. Canada delete]. alt We recognize the need to reinforce sustainable development globally through our multilateral and national efforts. the Cartagena decision on Strengthening International Environmental Governance and the Bali Strategic Plan for Capacity-building and Technology Support – Switzerland] [Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – RoK].[7. New Zealand] the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for Development. We also reaffirm our commitment to [other international outcomes that are relevant for advancing the implementation of sustainable development such as – Switzerland. [and – Switzerland. [We need to work better together in solving common problems and advancing shared interests.Japan. the Political Declaration on Africa’s development needs. the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness. Iceland] 9. – Japan] –US delete] Norway. the Doha Declaration on Financing for Development: the Political Declaration on Africa’s development needs. alt We reaffirm the Principles contained in the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. coherence and implementation of agreed commitments. the Doha Declaration on Financing for Development. Canada delete] [Stockholm and Rio – Switzerland] principle[s – Switzerland] [of [common but differentiated responsibilities and the principle of the sovereign right of states over their natural resources . Switzerland. and we also reaffirm our commitment to the conservation and sustainable use of the ocean and its resources. New Zealand delete paragraph] . the key actions for further implementation of the Programme of Action and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. the Nairobi Declaration. – EU. [9. RoK delete] the Istanbul Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries [. RoK. in accordance with the – Japan. –G77] [8. EU. We recognize the need to reinforce sustainable development globally through our collective [and national/national and regional – Turkey] efforts [[. We also reaffirm our commitment to the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for Development. [8. We recognize the need to reinforce sustainable development globally through our collective and national efforts. and the Istanbul Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries. the Bali Ministerial Declaration. The Rio Principles shall continue to guide the international community and serve as the basis for cooperation. bis We also reaffirm our commitment to the full implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population. in accordance with the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and the principle of the sovereign right of states over their natural resources. 8. G77. the Malmö Ministerial Declaration. without causing damage to the environment of other States or of areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. in accordance with the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and the principle of the sovereign right of States over their natural resources.
–Mexico. in accordance with the principles identified in the Conventions[. –G77. Coherence)] . and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development. the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21.] –G77. the Political Declaration on Africa’s development needs. the CBD and the UNCCD and to take effective and concrete actions and measures at all levels. Implementation. including the need to achieve the internationally agreed development goals including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). We therefore call for the adoption of concrete measures. supported by adequate means of implementation that would ensure accelerated implementation of sustainable development commitments. – G77] [9. and raise the level of commitment by the international community to a common cause for sustainable development. quint We recognize the sustainable urbanization can provide a key to unify forces to integrate the three pillars of sustainable development: economic. Mexico] [9. quat We recall the Monterrey consensus of the international conference on financing for development and the Doha Declaration on the follow-up international conference on financing for development and in that context also reaffirm our commitment to increase the financial flows for development. and to enhance international cooperation. the UNFCCC. the Almaty programme of action for Landlocked Developing Countries. In the regard we stress the urgent need to strengthen cooperation mechanisms. Assessing the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development and addressing new and emerging challenges (Integration. including the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities – EU delete. –G77.alt We reaffirm our commitment to fully implement the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. environmental. to move the sustainable development agenda forward. the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development and the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development. New Zealand delete] [9. bis We urge all [countries/ parties – EU] to fully implement their commitments under the three Conventions. Agenda 21.[9. New Zealand move to Section 5] [B. the Barbados Programme of Action and the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation. New Zealand delete] [9. considering the existing global socio-economic gaps and the already adopted goals for ODA and other financial flows. social and related fields. We reaffirm our commitment to the full implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries. as well as the commitment to fulfil all development goals and objectives contained in all the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic. and social. ter We reaffirm our commitment to reinvigorate the political will and international commitment to the principles and objectives of sustainable development. partnership arrangements and other implementation tools for the sustainable urbanization.
We recognize that the twenty years since the Earth Summit in 1992 have seen progress and change. bis We recognize that [research and analysis/science – Mexico] have opened new opportunities. alt 2 We recognize that there are deeply inspiring examples of progress to pursue sustainable development. Assessing the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development and addressing new and emerging challenges (Integration. regulating international trade in endangered species. We recognize the need to avoid backtracking on previously undertaken international commitments. for achieving sustainable development and the contribution of the scientific community is crucial in this respect. there are areas of – EU. including oceans. which demand neither accommodation nor relativism. technology transfer in all areas. including in [protecting the ozone layer. 10. 20 years since the Earth Summit in 1992. education. However. However. –Mexico] [10. EU move to C] [10.[B. in pockets of / through – Switzerland / .[We welcome new opportunities presented by the diversification of actors including emerging economies. the persistently increasing gap between developed and developing countries points to the continued need for a dynamic and enabling international economic environment supportive of international cooperation. to collectively address the issue of sustainable development. – Japan. There are deeply inspiring examples of progress. and full and effective participation of developing countries in global decision making. in pockets of economic dynamism and in connectivity spurred by new information technologies which have empowered people. including in poverty eradication. sustainable development is still a common undertaking. debt. environmentally sound management of hazardous chemicals and wastes through international regulation and in – Switzerland] poverty eradication [[. alt 1 We recognize that the twenty years since the Earth Summit in 1992 have seen some progress. We recognize that the twenty years since the Earth Summit in 1992 [and ten years since the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 – Turkey] have seen progress and change. the promotion of renewable energy. – G77] [10. environmental protection. if the momentum for global progress towards sustainable development is to be maintained and increased. trade. this is particularly important in the light to today's global challenges. We . in health. the private sector and civil society. Implementation. We encourage each actor to play an appropriate role. Iceland] economic dynamism / where hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty – Australia] [including through innovation from the private sector and other stakeholders – EU] and [advances – EU] in connectivity spurred by new information technologies which [have increased access to knowledge and – Israel] have empowered [and freed a vast number of – EU] people. including in sustainable development and poverty eradication. There are deeply inspiring examples of progress. Coherence) – Japan delete] 10. but innovative and bold solutions capable of providing broad and balanced response to the needs relating to the three pillars of sustainable development. particularly in the areas of finance. for both developing and developed countries.
climate change [. water and sanitation . taking into account. – Switzerland] [and – Switzerland delete] [of excessively – Liechtenstein [volatile / excessive volatility of – Canada] energy and food prices [and continued degradation of the earth’s ecosystems – Switzerland]– EU delete]. desertification and land degradation. – Japan] Unsustainable development has increased the stress on the earth's limited natural resources and on the carrying capacity of ecosystems. economic and volatile energy and food prices. [and – Switzerland] economic [crisis. [Global population increase. that there have also been setbacks because of multiple interrelated crises – financial.Turkey] [and – Japan. natural disasters. [We fundamentally depend on natural systems and resources for our existence and development.Liechtenstein delete] – EU delete]. [11. The increasing population causes extra challenge for sustainable development. – EU] 11. however.also acknowledge that technological development and innovations from the private sector and other stakeholders offer solutions to many problems.Turkey] one sixth of the world’s population is undernourished. Food insecurity. [Currently observed changes to the Earth system are unprecedented in human history – Norway]. – Switzerland] New scientific evidence points to the gravity of the threats we face.Liechtenstein] for [more urgent [and adequate – Switzerland] / a comprehensive and urgent global – Liechtenstein] response[s . New and emerging challenges include the further intensification of earlier problems calling for more urgent responses. [Our planet supports seven billion people expected to reach nine billion by 2050. [We are deeply concerned that around 1.RoK delete] been setbacks [. exacerbated by the occurrence of – Switzerland] multiple interrelated [external and systemic – Switzerland] [global – EU] crises – [such as – Switzerland] [financial. We also acknowledge that – RoK] there have [also . that [several challenges noted in 1992 still persist and there are new and emerging challenges. however. insufficient policy coherence and integration – EU] [continue to intensify and – Liechtenstein] [have adversely affected / are adversely affecting – Liechtenstein] [development gains / the achievement of sustainable development. We acknowledge. Unsustainable development has increased the stress on the earth's limited natural resources and on the carrying capacity of ecosystems. RoK delete] biodiversity loss [. New scientific evidence points to the gravity of the threats we face. water stress – Switzerland/environmental degradation . [and that – Israel] pandemics and epidemics are omnipresent threats. – EU] because of [continued reliance on unsustainable consumption and production patters.4 billion people still live in extreme poverty and one sixth of the world’s population is undernourished. [[Our planet supports seven billion people expected to . We acknowledge. Our planet supports seven billion people expected to reach nine billion by 2050.inter alia. We are deeply concerned that around 1. climate change and biodiversity loss have adversely affected development gains. significant portions of the world’s population suffer from hunger and do not have access to electricity. –EU]. Our efforts to defeat poverty and pursue sustainable development will be in vain if environmental degradation and natural resource depletion continue unabated. deforestation and natural disasters – Japan] [and water shortage – RoK] [. pandemics and epidemics are omnipresent threats.4 billion people still live in extreme poverty [and/ especially in rural areas. – Japan] [Global challenges such as – Liechtenstein] Food insecurity. [New and emerging challenges [and increasing global imbalances – Turkey] include the further intensification of earlier problems – Liechtenstein delete] [calling / which calls .
land degradation. seas and ocean acidification. frequency of disasters.4 billion people still live in extreme poverty and one sixth of the world’s population is undernourished. social impact of extreme weather events. floods and degradation of mountain areas. drought and desertification. Unsustainable development has increased the stress on the earth's limited natural resources and on the carrying capacity of ecosystems. reduce poverty. food and energy crises and the challenges relating to the limit and unsustainable use of resources. climate change. – EU] [11. Unsustainable development caused mainly by the pressures placed by developed countries on the global environment has increased the stress on the earth's limited natural resources and on the carrying capacity of ecosystems.4 billion people still live in extreme poverty and one sixth of the world’s population is undernourished. New and emerging challenges include the further intensification of earlier problems calling for more urgent responses. Unsustainable forms of development and unsustainable consumption and production patters have increased the stress on the earth's limited natural resources and on the carrying capacity of ecosystems. pandemics and epidemics are omnipresent threats. bis We acknowledge that the lack of integration of the three pillars of sustainable development and the lack of implementation of commitments of sustainable development have led to the scale and gravity of global challenges. and our efforts to protect the environment and that population dynamics need to be addressed through human rights based policies. promote decent employment. health. We are deeply concerned that around 1. –G77] [11. urbanization. threatening the ability of developing countries to achieve the MDGs and for some threatening the territorial integrity and the existence and viability as countries. alt We also acknowledge that there have been setbacks. ensure food. especially climate change. aggravated by multiple interrelated crises – such as financial and economic crises. water and energy security.4 billion people still live in extreme poverty [insert source of the figure].Japan delete] [Further actions are needed to respond to these challenges and to achieve sustainable development. melting of glaciers. in accordance with the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities. which require higher economic performance. New scientific evidence points to the gravity of the threats we face. Our planet supports seven billion people expected to reach nine billion by2050. – Liechtenstein] [11. – EU] . ter alt We are deeply concerned that around 1. destructive fishing practices and subsidies that contribute to fishing overcapacity-. pandemics and epidemics are omnipresent threats. biodiversity loss. IUU fishing. and illicit activities that negatively impact the achievement of sustainable development. quat We also recognize that population dynamics are strongly and inseparably linked to our efforts to promote sustainable development and to further improve human wellbeing. unsustainable use of resources –including that of marine living resources due to over-fishing.. –G77] [11. ter We are deeply concerned that around 1. – Japan] – Liechtenstein delete] –Holy See delete] –US delete paragraph] [11. water and sanitation.reach nine billion by 2050.
– EU] [12. [despite / greater – EU] efforts by Governments [and [non-State actors / other stakeholders – G77] in all countries [are needed – EU]. while the private sector has demonstrated the potential of stakeholders to make a difference. 13. subregional. – Switzerland] . national legislation and institutions. [However. and the ratification and implementation of [international / global and regional – Montenegro] [environmental – Norway delete] agreements. We nevertheless observe that. environmental and economic policies so as they correspond with sustainable development remains a challenge. [there is a continued lack of implementation of the right to development. national legislation and institutions. We [recognize-EU][nevertheless [observe – EU delete]/ are concerned – G77] that. Many Governments now incorporate environmental and social issues into their economic policies. bis We also note that there has been action at regional. [We note [with appreciation – EU] that national commitment to sustainable development has deepened. – Switzerland] [Furthermore. – Liechtenstein] [sustainable development remains – EU delete] [[a distant goal – EU delete] / to be fully operationalized – G77] [and there remain major – EU delete] [barriers and systemic gaps / challenges – Japan/ if the barriers-EU] [in the [framework and – Switzerland] implementation of internationally agreed commitments. quint We acknowledge therefore that international environmental. – RoK] 13. social and economic goals have only been partially met and have not succeeded in eradicating poverty and reversing adverse environmental change. and have strengthened their commitment to sustainable development and the implementation of Agenda 21 and related agreements through national policies and plans. –Mexico] 12. we recognize and applaud the numerous examples of progress and leadership in sustainable development at regional. – EU delete] [to sustainable development are to be overcome and opportunities presented by sustainable development are to be realized. – G77] [Many – G77 delete] Governments [now – G77 delete] incorporate environmental and social issues into their [national development plans and – EU] economic policies [more broadly – EU]. and sub-national levels. and have strengthened their commitment to sustainable development [and the implementation / since the adoption – EU] of Agenda 21 [and related agreements – EU delete] through national policies and plans. – G77 delete] [We note that efforts to achieve sustainable development have been reflected through national policies and plans.-EU] [Therefore. despite efforts by Governments and non-State actors in all countries. and the ratification and implementation of international environmental agreements. national and local levels. We note that national commitment to sustainable development has deepened. Major groups have played important roles in taking action at all levels. 12. sustainable development remains a distant goal and there remain major barriers and systemic gaps in the implementation of internationally agreed commitments. we commit ourselves to address and overcome the remaining barriers and systemic gaps in the implementation of internationally agreed commitments and improve accountability thereof.[11. coherence between social.
and under-consumption have resulted in enormous disparities between the rich and the poor and between developed and developing countries. sovereign equality. quint We stress the urgent need for developed countries to change their unsustainable patterns of consumption and production. In this context. particularly since over. excessive risk taking. ter We express deep concern about the lack of fulfillment of internationally agreed commitments for the achievement of sustainable development and in particular those related to ODA. bis We reaffirm that poverty eradication continues to be an overall priority and we call for a permanent incorporation of it as an essential element to achieve sustainable development at all levels. including enhancing the productive capacity. common interest.[13. In this regard we call for deepening the reform of the global financial system and architecture in order to give more voice to developing countries. at the latest.2% of GNP for ODA to LDCs. including 0. – G77] [13. These economic repercussions have also aggravated poverty. particularly the ongoing economic and financial crisis. – G77] [13. and in this regard reaffirm the need to support developing countries in their efforts to promote empowerment of the poor. as urgently as possible. sext We reaffirm that the current major challenge for developing countries is the impact from the multiple crises affecting the world today. – G77] [13. increased unequal distribution of income and wealth. In this regard. cooperation and solidarity among all States. Recognizing the vital role played by the major United Nations Conferences and Summits in the economic social and related fields in shaping a broad development vision. taking into account that the 2010 deadline was not fulfilled by 2010. overleveraging and unsustainable patterns of consumption and production in developed countries. it is important that developed countries establish clear and transparent timetables within their national budget allocation processes to reach the level of at least 0.7% by 2015. social exclusion. including the MDGs. –G77] .7 per cent of their gross national product for ODA. In order to meet agreed commitments and targets. as a result of the deficiency of the international financial system. promoting full and productive employment and decent work for all as well as creating income opportunities that must be complemented by effective social policies with a view to achieving the internationally agreed development goals. we urge developed countries that have not yet done so to meet the targets of 0. quat In that regard. we reaffirm the urgent need to address the lack of proper regulation and monitoring of the financial sector. as well as transfer of technology and capacity building for developing countries. we also reaffirm the need to continue working towards a new international economic order based on the principles of equity. and 0. interdependence.15% to 0. We also urge developed countries to meet their ODA commitments as agreed in IPOA.2 per cent of their gross national product to least developed countries. –G77] [13. the overall lack of transparency and financial integrity. we call for the adoption of the 10 Year Framework for Sustainable Consumption and Production. developing sustainable agriculture. and undermined efforts to implement sustainable development.15 to 0.5% for ODA for developing countries as well as 0.
14. – G77] [14. We resolve to [redouble / adjust and strengthen – Switzerland / reinvigorate – EU] our efforts to eradicate poverty and hunger [by putting people at the center – Japan] [and / as well as our efforts– EU] to [ensure that / encourage – US] [human activities [. it is essential to promote sustainable activities in order to decrease the disparities in standards of living and better meet the needs of the majority of the peoples of the world through the preservation of the environment while generating income and jobs. depend directly on the natural ecosystems for their cultural. ter We reaffirm the need to take further effective measures to remove obstacles to the realization of the right of peoples to self-determination. We reaffirm our commitments in the Beijing Platform for Action to ensure women’s equal rights and opportunities to participate [and lead – Iceland] in the economy. and stress the urgent need for the development of a global strategy on youth employment.[13. society and political decision making.– EU delete] –US. Iceland] [14. including sustainable development and sustainable consumption and production patterns. particularly among young people. New Zealand delete] [14. especially the poor. We need to mainstream sustainable development in all aspects of the way we live. and – Iceland delete] that gender equality is a necessity [for sustainable development. Iceland] 14. leadership. and their voice. which continue to adversely affect their economic and social development as well as their environment and are incompatible with the dignity and worth of the human person and must be combated and eliminated. sept We express deep concern about the continuing high levels of unemployment and underemployment. economic and physical wellbeing. alt We recognize that many of the world's populations. We acknowledge the particular responsibility to nurture sustainable development and sustainable consumption and production patterns. – Norway. [. -RoK] [We need to mainstream sustainable development in all aspects of the way we live. For this reason. oct We also observe that despite recognition of women’s vital role and the need for their full and effective participation to achieve sustainable development. as well as a goal in itself – Iceland]. We resolve to redouble our efforts to eradicate poverty and hunger and to ensure that human activities respect the earth’s ecosystems and life-support systems. consumption and production patterns – Turkey] respect / we responsibly manage – Holy See] [and improve – Switzerland] the earth’s ecosystems and life-support systems. [To narrow the gaps between the goal and implementation. –G77] [13. – Liechtenstein. and participation remain unequal to that of men. [gender inequality persists – Iceland] women have not benefitted equally from economic and social gains. bis We emphasize [that sustainable development must be inclusive.US] [We acknowledge the particular responsibility [to nurture/in promoting – Israel] sustainable development [and / amongst others through – Switzerland] sustainable consumption and production patterns. People under foreign occupation . in particular peoples living under colonial and foreign occupation. Empowering women to make full use of their potential is crucial for our common future – we need the capacity of all humankind.
middle-income countries and African countries. Canada. we call for the Rio Conference to agree to convene an international conference for the sustainable development of Small Island Developing States in 2014. – Kazakhstan] [mountainous developing states. alt bis We reaffirm that the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011-2020. alt We reaffirm the need for the fulfilment of chapter 7 of the JPOI. –G77] . Countries in situations of conflict and fragility also need special attention. landlocked developing countries. this shall not be construed as authorizing or encouraging any action which would dismember or impair. Agenda 21. as well as unfair and largely avoidable. [middle-income countries – Japan delete. desertification and floods. This should include improvement and strengthening of the relevant entities within the United Nations system which support SIDS' sustainable development. US delete] [14. –G77] [15. The UNSDC RIO+20 should fully integrate the IPOA into its outcome document and underline renewed and scaled-up global commitment to achieve sustainable development in the LDCs. quint We reaffirm that human beings are at the centre of concerns for human development and that they are entitled to a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature. the territorial integrity or political unity of sovereign and independent States conducting themselves in compliance with the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples and thus possessed of a Government representing the whole people belonging to the territory without distinction of any kind.Switzerland] Small Island developing States. as Small Island Developing States are a special case both for environment and development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities. [countries with transition economies. . We also affirm that health inequities within and between countries are politically. –G77] 15.must be protected in accordance with the provisions of international humanitarian law. – EU] [15. We recognize the special challenges facing [the most vulnerable countries and in particular – EU] least developed countries. BPoA and the MSI. Belarus retain] and African countries [particularly those affected by drought. Additionally. –G77] [14. The international community should therefore significantly augment their efforts to assist SIDS in sustaining momentum realized to date in efforts to implement the BPOA and MSI and achieve sustainable development. socially and economically unacceptable. adopted by the Fourth United Nations Conference on the LDCs. totally or in part. Small Island developing States. and that the promotion of health equity is essential to sustainable development and to a better quality of life and well-being for all. – G77. quat We also reaffirm that in accordance with the Declaration on the Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Cooperation among States in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations. outlines LDC’s priorities for sustainable development and defines a framework for renewed and strengthened global partnership to achieve them. landlocked developing countries. We recognize the special challenges facing least developed countries. 15.
inter alia. and we call upon the international community to ensure that the agreement on trade facilitation in the final outcome of the Doha Round fulfils the objective of lowering transaction costs by. including the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. note that the ongoing negotiations of the World Trade Organization on trade facilitation are particularly important for landlocked developing countries to gain a more efficient flow of goods and services as well as improved international competitiveness resulting from lower transaction costs. In this context. especially those related to Africa’s development needs. All the commitments should never be diluted nor renegotiated since they are pivotal for bringing Africa into the mainstream of global economy and serve as an essential ingredient for the achievement of sustainable development. bis We reaffirm that in order to fully harness the potential of trade it is important to uphold a universal. non-tariff and other barriers to trade.[15. there seems to be a systematic attempt to renegotiate these commitments. we stress the need to eliminate all protectionist measures and tendencies. rules-based. reducing transport time and enhancing certainty in transborder trade. alt ter We underline that the lack of political commitment for the implementation of previously agreed international commitments reached in major UN Summits and Conferences. UNSCD Rio+20 should fully take into account their challenges to achieve sustainable development in a comprehensive manner in order to effectively integrate the economic. especially those affecting developing countries. –G77. open. recognizes the right of countries to fully utilize their policy space and flexibilities consistent with World Trade Organization commitments. Instead of re-energizing global partnership and strengthening political will for delivery of promises made to Africa to assist in the fight against underdevelopment. non-discriminatory and equitable multilateral trading system that contributes to growth. Mexico] [15. alt quat We recognize also the specific development challenges of middle-income countries and the need to support their efforts to eradicate poverty. in particular agricultural subsidies. It's urgent to fully implement all the commitments particularly those contained in the United Nations Millennium Declaration. including the Millennium Development Goals. the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg Plan of Implementation) and the 2005 World Summit Outcome as well as the 2008 Political Declaration on Africa’s development needs. including tariff. to continue monitoring protectionist measures and to assess their impact on developing countries.-G77] [15. and achieve their development goals. sustainable development and employment. and calls upon the World Trade Organization and other relevant bodies. the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for Development. the Declaration on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development. particularly for developing countries. reduce inequalities. is of major concern. -G77] . poverty and disease. alt quint We underline the importance of international trade and trade facilitation as one of the priorities of the Almaty Programme of Action. social and environmental dimensions. –G77] [15. and to rectify any such measures already taken.
alignment. Paris. – EU] . . as well as to further exploring efficiently the concept of assured access for developing countries to environmentally sound technology in its relation to proprietary rights with a view to . Accra and Busan. bis We call for a holistic approach to sustainable development which will guide humanity to live in harmony with nature and our efforts to restore the health and integrity of the Earth's ecosystem. we welcome the thrust of the Earth Charter recognized by UNESCO as an important ethical framework for sustainable development. – Russian Federation] [16. ter Convinced that a holistic approach to sustainable development requires a comprehensive and universal code of ethics. quat We also recognize the need to address the role of patent protection and intellectual property rights along with an examination of their impact on the access to and transfer of environmentally sound technology. – EU. as reflected in the outcome of the 2011 High Level Forum held in Busan. We emphasize the importance of culture for sustainable development. RoK] 16.[15. -G77 delete] [16. We recognize the outcomes and important contributions of High Level Fora on Aid Effectiveness in Rome. ter We welcome continued efforts to improve aid effectiveness and promote more effective development co-operation. – Serbia] culture [and awareness raising – Serbia] [. New Zealand. including the Millennium Development Goals. transparency and accountability in achieving development results. We call for a holistic approach to sustainable development which will guide humanity to live in harmony with nature. We acknowledge the [natural and cultural – EU] diversity of the world and recognize that all cultures and civilizations [can – EU] contribute to the [enrichment/development – Turkey] of humankind [and the protection of the Earth’s life support system – EU delete]. We acknowledge the diversity of the world and recognize that all cultures and civilizations contribute to the enrichment of humankind and the protection of the Earth’s life support system.G77] [16. We also underline the importance of education for sustainable development. in particular to developing countries. social and environmental sustainability. 16. together with the work of the Development Cooperation Forum of the Economic and Social Council. harmonization. principles and ethics of economical. We reaffirm the principles of ownership. including conservation and valorisation of the natural and cultural heritage and its contribution to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.Switzerland] for sustainable development [and its potential to develop alternatives to adopting a sustainable way of life and to lay the ground work for a sustained world – G77] [. managing for results and mutual accountability and also emphasize the importance of inclusive development partnerships. In this regard we request the Secretary-General to use the capacity and expertise of the UN System to elaborate in close and regular consultations with the Member States a voluntary document comprising in an integral and comprehensive manner the globally shared values. human rights and good governance . We emphasize the importance of [education. [We call for a holistic approach to sustainable development which will guide humanity to live in harmony with nature [and the evolution that we are part of – Switzerland].
Sustainable development requires [governments to ensure the meaningful involvement and active participation of – RoK] [the meaningful participation of – Liechtenstein] [major groups / Major Groups – Liechtenstein] – women. as well as trade in developing countries. We underscore that a fundamental prerequisite for the achievement of sustainable development is broad public participation in decision-making. the scientific and technological community. . implementation and monitoring – Switzerland]. and farmers – to play a meaningful role at all levels. business and industry. and in this regard urges States to refrain from enacting and implementing such measures that hamper the full achievement of sustainable development.as well as civil society as a whole – EU] [– to play a meaningful role at all levels – RoK. workers and trade unions.Montenegro]. including unilateral sanctions. implementation and monitoring – Switzerland] [and encouraging their active participation in decision making. – G77] [C. business and industry.access to information and judicial and administrative proceedings are essential to the promotion of sustainable development in line with Rio Principle 10 –G77] [. [faith based organizations. quint We express deep concern at the imposition of laws and other forms of coercive economic measures. 17. EU delete]. in line with the Rio Principle 10. sectoral – Switzerland] and [local / sub-national – Switzerland] policy making [. [Engaging major groups / Major groups and other stakeholders – G77. Liechtenstein. we also acknowledge the role of national parliaments in furthering sustainable development. children and youth. – Holy See] non-governmental organisations. and farmers [. All major groups of society should actively engage in sustainable development – Mexico] by incorporating their specific knowledge and practical know-how into national [. We underscore that [. indigenous peoples. local authorities. local authorities. In this regard. –G77] [16. New Zealand] – Japan delete] 17. Engaging major groups] [C. children and youth. indigenous peoples. workers and trade unions. against developing countries. It is important to enable all members of civil society to be actively engaged in sustainable development by incorporating their specific knowledge and practical know-how into national and local policy making. the scientific and technological community. non-governmental organisations. Sustainable development requires major groups – women.developing effective responses to the needs of developing countries in order to achieve the internationally agreed development goals including the MDGs.[[It is important to enable all members of civil society – EU delete] to be actively engaged in sustainable development /We also acknowledge the need to include national parliamentarians amongst the major groups. which undermine international law and the rules of the World Trade Organization and also severely threaten freedom of trade and investment. planning and implementation . regional and international levels – EU] [. national. [a fundamental prerequisite for the achievement of sustainable development is – G77 delete] broad public participation [and influence in policy and – EU] [in [all levels of – Liechtenstein] decisionmaking – G77 delete] [at local.
– Montenegro] 18. –G77] . access to justice – EU] and building civil society capacity to [exercise [this right / these rights – EU]/access and utilize such information. – Switzerland] upon [the respect for the right to freedom of association and assembly. inter alia. knowledge and practical know-how into policy making at the relevant level. in furthering sustainable development. – EU delete] . amongst others.G77 delete] [17. as well as – EU] [strengthening the right to access/improving availability –US] [relevant – Switzerland] information [that is held by public authorities – Switzerland] [and to judicial and administrative procedures. In this regard. In this regard.Norway] [. public participation in decision making. [In this regard. regional and local policy making. enhancing access to information and communications technologies with the objective to allow for a more effective and timely interaction with decision makers. –US] [Technology is making / Information and Communication Technologies can make – EU] it easier for Governments to share [such – Switzerland] information with the public and for the public to hold decision makers accountable [. New Zealand] access to [such – Switzerland] information and [relevant – Switzerland] communications technologies. we [also / further – Israel] acknowledge the [central – Israel] role of national [and regional – Switzerland] parliaments [and local authorities – Switzerland] in furthering sustainable development. alt It is important that members of civil society be actively engaged in sustainable development by contributing with their specific views. and have the potential to provide new solutions to sustainable development challenges – EU]. We also invite the parliaments to periodically review the progress made in the implementation of the national sustainable development strategies in their countries. We recognize that improved participation of civil society depends upon strengthening the right to access information and building civil society capacity to exercise this right. strengthening frameworks and policies to facilitate access to information.of policies and programmes for sustainable development – Liechtenstein]. technology transfer is essential to work towards a substantial reduction of the global information technology gap.. as the most representative bodies. by education and elimination of illiteracy. it is essential to work towards universal access to information and communications technologies.invite the parliaments at the regional. – Montenegro] [17. We recognize that improved participation of civil society and major groups in advancing sustainable development will be facilitated. national and local levels to become more actively involved in the promotion and implementation of sustainable development. Technology is making it easier for Governments to share information with the public and for the public to hold decision makers accountable. [18. We. bis It is important to enable all members of civil society to be actively engaged in sustainable development by incorporating their specific knowledge and practical know-how into national. it is essential to work towards [universal/improved – US. We recognize that improved participation of civil society [also – EU] depends [. 18. ter We acknowledge the role of parliaments. In this regard.
[Strengthening of public-private partnerships is one of the essential tools for advancing sustainable development. research and development. – Serbia] [Business and industry should seek to align their practices with the objectives and principles of the UN Charter as well as with those set forth by the UN Global Compact. Women make up half of the world's population and yet represent a staggering 70 per cent of the world's poor. – EU] 19.[18. alt 1 We acknowledge that the transition to sustainable development will depend on full engagement of both the public and private sectors. clean and safe products. services. investment. and improving their terms of employment. location and ownership structure – Switzerland] to [commit themselves to supporting Governments’ efforts to achieve equitable and sustainable growth – G77] [show leadership in advancing a green economy in the context of sustainable development – G77 delete] and poverty eradication . bis We underscore that women have a vital role to achieve sustainable development and their full and effective participation is needed. social and environmental policies and their voice. We acknowledge the important role of the private sector in moving towards sustainable development. including an equal and effective participation and voice of women.– Japan delete] [. the increasing willingness of their participation. and adopting inclusive and accountable business practices including protecting basic worker rights. innovation and resource efficiency. and participation. programs and decisionmaking at all levels. processes and technologies. – Switzerland]. enhance workers’ job security. We strongly encourage business and industry to show leadership in advancing a green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication. However. leadership. requires their increased representation in decision-making. We recognize the need to establish policies to ensure that social and environmental costs and benefits are fully reflected in prices and decisions.-G77][and in particular in developing sustainable production and consumption policies – Israel] [and in formulating an effective energy strategy. and that women and girls are powerful agents of change and key actors in effective sustainable development actions and resolve to ensure women’s effective participation in sustainable development policies. We recognize that gender equality and the integration of gender perspectives are essential for sustainable development. 19. noting the importance of applying standards of corporate social responsibility and accountability. Gender equality and empowerment of women. alt 2 We underline the key role of the private sector. – Norway] [19. and the need for Member States to encourage and promote conditions for such action – RoK / and its financing . We acknowledge [the important role / that – G77] [and responsibility – Switzerland] [of – G77 delete] the private sector [in moving towards / can play an important role in the promotion of – G77] sustainable development [. The scale . planning and implementation of policies and programmes.G77] We strongly encourage business and industry [irrespective of its sector. remain under-utilized. – Kazakhstan] [through actions such as development. production and marketing of resource efficient. in delivering green growth through trade. women have not sufficiently benefitted from economic. size. – Turkey] [19.Turkey] [in accordance with the relevant national legislation and policies.. as well as in transforming unsustainable production and consumption patterns. national policies and objectives.
– G77] We also acknowledge the essential role [of / that – G77] local [and sub-national – Canada] governments [can play – G77] [and the need to fully integrate them into all levels of decision making [and implementation – Switzerland] on sustainable development – G77 delete] [in integrated planning and implementation of sustainable development policies. – RoK] [20.. We commit to ensure a predictable and consistent and enabling regulatory framework for the private sector to launch and implement initiatives to advance sustainable development. to address the common sustainable development challenges we face. – EU] [19. local governments. We acknowledge the role of national legislative bodies in promoting sustainable development. technology and capacity. We thus call on the private sector to seek opportunities from green economy -including through. We reaffirm the primary role of national governments. – Turkey] 20. including through their role in engaging citizens and other stakeholders. – Serbia] [20. sustainable business models corporate social responsibility as well as lifecycle and supply chain analysis. ter We acknowledge the essential role of the international organisations as a nodal point of global governance which promotes the three pillars of sustainable development in a balanced manner while encouraging cooperation among states. – RoK] . We also acknowledge the essential role of local governments and the need to fully integrate them into all levels of decision making on sustainable development. [20. in particular the major groups.of investment. We recognize that States must work together cooperatively and join with all stakeholders. We also commit to engage with the workers and trade unions to promote the sustainable development agenda. We acknowledge increased efforts of the business community to conduct business in a more socially and environmentally responsible manner and encourage them to continue on this path. technological development and employment creation required for sustainable development and poverty eradication is beyond the range of the public sector alone.EU] – RoK. in the process of achieving sustainable development. bis We recognize the important role of science and strengthening science-policy interface in advancing sustainable development. [We further acknowledge efforts and progress made at local level and stress that cities and local communities have a major role in advancing a real sustainable development agenda on the ground. New Zealand delete paragraph] [paragraph to become paragraph 17 – G77]. in particular through innovative technologies. innovation. [20. with ever more commitment and a sense of urgency. and the private sector. quat We commit ourselves to reinvigorating the global partnership for sustainable development to support development countries overcome the gap of finance. bis We acknowledge the important role of international and regional financial organizations as well as academia for inclusive sustainable development.
–G77] [D.Montenegro] the views of children [and / . social equity and decent work. .G77] We recognize the [role of indigenous peoples and the – EU] importance of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the global. Turkey] youth [and women – Turkey] as the issues we are addressing will have a deep impact on the youth of today and the generations that follow. In this regard. – Switzerland] [21. bis We also recognize the need to reflect on the views of [women. . [21. RoK delete] (Consider consolidating all three frameworks for action – Canada. [We also recognize the need to [reflect/promote intergenerational solidarity by recognizing – Holy See / integrate .RoK delete paragraph] [21. In this regard we note that countries have established and strengthen regional and sub-regional organizations to help them in their development process. [disabled persons/persons with disabilities-New Zealand]. regional and national implementation of sustainable development strategies. As their representatives. G77 and EU delete] . Framework for action] [D. Framework for action – Japan. quat We stress the importance of the participation of workers and trade unions to the promotion of sustainable development.21. as the issues we are addressing have a deep impact on them and the generations that follow. regional and national [and sub-national – EU] implementation of sustainable development strategies.G77] children and youth as the issues we are addressing will have a deep impact on the youth [of today – G77 delete] and the generations that follow. We recognize the importance of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the global. G77) [Pre 22 We recognize that member states are primarily responsible for driving for their own sustainable development agenda. bis alt We stress the need for the active participation of young people in decision making processes. We also recognize the need to reflect the views of children and youth as the issues we are addressing will have a deep impact on the youth of today and the generations that follow. – EU] [21. –G77] [21. [We stress the importance of the participation of indigenous people to the promotion of sustainable development. and as the contribution of young people as agents for change is vital to achieve sustainable development. – Switzerland. trade unions are important actors in facilitating the achievement of the integration of the social pillar into the sustainable development and for the promotion of socially responsible and economic development. ter We also recognize the importance of local communities in the achievement of sustainable development. – G77 – G77 wants it moved to Section V) .
We commit to improving governance and capacity at all levels – global.]. laws and policies – Switzerland] – EU bracket paragraph. – G77 – G77 wants it moved to Section V)] [Pre 22. alt 1 We commit to improving governance and capacity at all levels – global. functions. ter To achieve a successful outcome of the United Nations conference on sustainable development. capacity development. to fill the implementation gap and promote coherence across institutions. – G77 – G77 wants it moved to Section V)] 22. [22. quint Provision of a clear registry on financial resources and technology transfer from developed countries available for the implementation of sustainable development commitments. recipients.bis We reaffirm that the following means of implementation identified in Agenda 21. and look for a substantial increase and allocation of new. we need to renew our commitment to an integrated approach that involves the three pillars of sustainable development focused on implementation of commitments. quat We strongly believe that increased political commitment of developed countries is essential to fill the gaps in the means of implementation. – G77 – G77 wants it moved to Section V)] [Pre 22. Liechtenstein] and capacity / policies – G77] at all levels – global. regional. national and local – to promote integrated decision making. treaties. predictable. (G77 wants it moved to Section V) [22. – Serbia] national [subnational – Canada] and local – to promote [the objectives of overall sustainable development. in accordance with the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities. financing. We commit to improving [governance [. regional. and adequate financial resources. additional. and objectives with a view to strengthening transparency and a culture of accountability.[Pre 22. – Kazakhstan] [integrated/cross-sectoral cooperation policy formulation and balanced integration of economic.Liechtenstein] decision making. including the development of infrastructure in order to support the implementation of national policies and development strategies in developing countries. – G77 – G77 wants it moved to Section V)] [Pre 22. national and local – to strengthen the integration of the three pillars to fill the implementation gap and promote coherence across institutions. grants and credits and investment. social and environmental issues and considerations into – Montenegro] [and participatory – Switzerland / and inclusive . as well as its timelines. [sub-regional. The UNCSD should identify a framework of action. technology development and transfer. regional. [as one of the ways – G77] to [fill / contributing to filling – G77] the implementation gap and [promote / promoting – G77] coherence across institutions [as well as in agreements. programme for further implementation of Agenda 21 and JPOI are indispensable to achieving full and effective translation of sustainable development commitments into tangible sustainable development outcomes. management. globalization and trade. – RoK] . accountability – RoK.
Canada. We recognize that States must work together cooperatively and join with all stakeholders to address the common sustainable development challenges we face. New Zealand delete and some concepts can be moved to other parts] .Norway delete] [and public – Switzerland] companies /encourage the private sector – Canada] .G77 – G77 wants it moved to Section V)] 23. [We call for a [n effective – Switzerland] global policy framework [. and transparency in the financial. We commit ourselves to reinvigorating the global partnership for sustainable development. . institutional arrangements and mechanisms of regional and sub-regional coordination and cooperation. the International Financial Institutions and the World Trade Organization. building on the global compact and global reporting initiative. to implement corporate sustainable development policies – Switzerland] and to integrate sustainability information within the [ir – Switzerland] [appropriate – Kazakhstan] reporting cycle [s – Switzerland]. bis We reiterate the importance of good governance at the international level. We recognize that States must work together cooperatively and join with all stakeholders to address the common sustainable development challenges we face. – Switzerland] [the strengthening of the existing international mechanisms aimed at incorporating sustainability standards into the functioning of the business sector as well as setting up – Montenegro] [requiring [all / which promotes and encourages publicly – Australia] listed and large – Japan. Serbia] 24.G77 proposed to move to Section V] [23. We call for a global policy framework requiring all listed and large private companies to consider sustainability issues and to integrate sustainability information within the reporting cycle. Switzerland delete] private [. We recognize that States must work together cooperatively. G77 under consideration] – US. G77 delete para. . bis We call for better integration of regional and sub-regional initiatives and actions for sustainable development. [24. utilization of already existing agreements. [[23. This is necessary to make the economic. alt 2 We stress the importance of better cooperation and coherence between the United Nations. honour their international development commitments.[that are listed – Switzerland] to [consider / take – Switzerland] [taking note of all – Kazakhstan] sustainability issues [into account in conducting their activities. RoK delete. – RoK delete paragraph] – EU bracket paragraph. alt We commit ourselves to reinvigorating the global partnership for development. – G77. We commit ourselves to reinvigorating the global [and regional – Kazakhstan] partnership[s – Kazakhstan] for sustainable development. social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development mutually reinforcing. monetary and trading systems.[22. EU bracket paragraph] [23. – Norway] [22.
– Canada] .[24. alt We encourage the private sector to consider sustainability issues and to integrate sustainability information within their reporting cycle.
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