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Are we on track to the Future We Want?

Join us in a hangout to mark the one-year anniversary of Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, on 13 June at 11am EDT (3 pm GMT) on the UN Google+ page:

Find out what actions have been taken since Rio+20 in this event hosted by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and its Division for Sustainable Development.

A high-level panel of participants will discuss the sustainable development goals currently being developed by the General Assembly’s Open Working Group, the High Level Political Forum, the engagement of civil society in the follow up processes of Rio+20, and the voluntary commitments registered on the Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform.  

Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director of DESA’s Division for Sustainable Development and Head of the Rio+20 Secretariat

Mr. Brice Lalonde, former Executive Coordinator of Rio+20 and Special Advisor on Sustainable Development to the UN Global Compact

Ambassador Csaba Kõrösi, Permanent Representative of Hungary and Co-chair of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals 

Ms. Sabá Loftus, Organising Partner, Children and Youth Major Group

Ms. Sascha Gabizon, Organising Partner, Women Major Group

Mr. Riccardo Mesiano, First Economic Affairs Officer, Productive Sectors Section, Sustainable Development and Productivity Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN ESCWA)

Ms. Chantal-Line Carpentier, Sustainable Development Officer & Major Groups Programme Coordinator, DESA’s Division for Sustainable Development 

The panellists will also answer questions submitted via social media. Questions can be sent via Twitter to @SustDev using #SDinAction or shared on the Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform Facebook page:

Get engaged. Get involved. And be inspired. Join the debate and make changes happen!

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