At the Rio+20 Conference world leaders, government representatives, civil society & other stakeholders will meet to discuss ways to reduce global poverty & protect our environment. The European Union will be sending a delegation which will include representatives from the Committee of the Regions (CoR).
At Rio, Europe's cities and regions will argue:
"Our Earth needs all levels of government, including local and regional, to engage for a transition towards responsible and sustainable development"
They will ask: "If not us who and if not now when?"
The European Union's delegation will work as "one team" to:
The CoR invites participants to come and exchange experiences on "Sustainable Cities".
The event "When Cities breathe, People progress: The Future we, Europe's Cities and Sub-national, want" will be an opportunity to discuss:
The event will be accompanied by the "Colourful Cities" exhibition.
Where: Pavilion of the European Union, Park of Athletes, Rio de Janeiro
When: 21 June, 5 - 7pm