Peoples' summit for social and environmental justice against commercialisation of life, in defense of the commons
The UN Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20, is aimed at ensuring full implementation of international commitments on environment and social development. However, there are concerns that it will neglect the urgent need to respect indigenous peoples’ rights, traditional knowledge and self-determined development.
Indigenous peoples reiterate their key messages for Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, as they relate to the Zero Draft. Click here to read the full statement on the Tebtebba website.