FSC at Rio+20

In Rio, FSC led events on 13, 16 and 20 June. On 17 June, FSC Director General Andre de Freitas was a panellist in the Sustainable Development Dialogue on Forests. He also took part in several other events, including the conference on forests organised by FAO on the 18th.

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13 June

11.30 – 13.00
BWI Conference Series on Sustainable Industries
Panel Debate on Rio+20: The Global Unions Agenda and Actions. Fabiola Zerbini, Director FSC Brazil.
Royalty Copacabana Hotel

13.15 – 14.45
Side Event at Rio+20
Forest certification as a contribution to sustainable development. The work and impacts of FSC
RIOCENTRO, room T3
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16 June

11.00 – 13.00
Side Event (Rio+20 CNO)
Certification as a tool for greening economies.
Espaço Arena da Barra, Auditorium ARN-2

18.00 – 19.30
IIED Fair Ideas & Solutions for a Sustainable Planet
Locally controlled farm-forestry: A firm foundation for fair green economies? John Hontelez, Chief Advocacy Officer FSC.
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
(PUC)
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17 June

15.30 – 18.00
Sustainable Development Dialogues (Rio Dialogues)
Forest session. Andre de Freitas, Director General
FSC.
RIOCENTRO
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18 June

14.00 – 15.30
FAO-BRACELPA-ICFPA Event: Forests, the Heart of a Green Economy
Panel Discussion - Forest Certification: a Paradigm Shift in Green Economy. Andre de Freitas, Director General FSC.
Ribalta
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19 June

13.00 – 20.30
The CIFOR 8th Roundtable at Rio+20
FSC Stand
Royal Tulip Hotel
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20 June

12.30 – 13.30
Rio+20 Global Town Hall: ISEAL-FSC joint session
How standards and certification can help achieve sustainable cities: Lessons from the forestry sector
Athletes Park

FSC is a founding member of the Sustainable Public Procurement Initiative, which will be launched on 18
June, 17.00 hours at the UNEP Pavilion. FSC is also a member of the Green Economy Coalition and endorses
the “9 Principles for a Green Economy”.


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