As we approach the start of the last Rio+20 negotiations next week followed by the conference itself, WEDO (Women’s Environment and Development Organization) and WECF (Women in Europe for a Common Future) on behalf of the Rio+20 Women’s Major Group are pleased to invite you to share your inputs and perspectives and also engage in dialogue with activists and experts who have been actively involved in the Rio+20 process for the last few months.
The event will take place on the Women’s Rio+20 online community -- http://women-rio20.ning.com/ fromWednesday - Thursday, June 6/7, 2012 at the following times (3 time slots of 2 hours each, spaced out to allow participation from different time zones)
Wed, 9:30am – 11:30am (Europe); i.e. (3:30am (NY), 4:30am (Brazil), 7:30am (Ghana), 2:30pm (Thailand))
Wed, 5:30pm – 7:30pm (Europe); i.e. (11:30am (NY), 12:30pm (Brazil), 3:30pm (Ghana), 10:30pm (Thailand))
Thurs, 2:30am – 4:30am (Europe); i.e. (8:30pm- WED (NY), 9:30pm- WED (Brazil), 12:30am- THURS (Ghana), 7:30am- THURS (Thailand))
Below, you will find the discussion topics. Each of these discussion topics is already posted to community site in the “Dialogue Forum” for you to start adding your thoughts/ experiences and /or questions. They will be used to facilitate dialogue during the LIVE session and will remain active through the entire Rio+20 conference.
You can also tweet @Women_Rio20 during these times using the hashtag #WomenRio to ask any questions regarding the upcoming meeting or any of the topics listed below.