Proposals – Rio+20 SD-Learning

The call for proposals is now open for the Rio+20 SD-Learning. SD-Learning is a capacity building event planned for June 13-22 2012 in conjunction with the Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The conference will consist of multiple courses on crucial aspects of sustainable development, aiming at providing participants with practical knowledge and hands-on training from experts around the world.

Accepted topics:

·        Food security and sustainable agriculture

·        Energy access and efficiency

·        Sound water and land management

·        Sustainable cities

·        Management of the oceans

·        Improving resilience and disaster preparedness

·        Transition to green economy

·        Coordinating institutional work at national level

·        Sustainable consumption and production

·        National legal frameworks conducive of sustainable development

·        Monitoring progress towards sustainable development

·        Means of implementation (financing, technology)

The deadline for submissions is February 28 2012.

For more information, or if you would like to submit a proposal for a course, please visit the SD-Learning website at

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