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Forum on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development
04 June 2012
Rio de Janiero, Brazil

The forum will be held in cooperation with the Brazilian Government and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, with the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and UNESCO.

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A major four-day science forum will be held in parallel to the Rio+20 conference in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012. This forum will provide a space for interdisciplinary scientific discussions, and dialogue between scientists, policy-makers, Major Groups and other stakeholders. Key messages and conclusions from the forum will be reported to the Rio+20 conference, to highlight the urgent need for concerted action on sustainable development and the role that science should play in this endeavour.

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