The Rio+20 discussions have resulted in disappointment over a weaker text than envisaged by many environmental leaders. On the upside, agreements on various issues and institutional changes were made. The draft declaration commits governments to significantly cut marine litter by 2025, and includes stronger language on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Participants also agreed on the need for international environmental governance reform and adopted a ten-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production.
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Rio+20 ends with disappointment, but some success
- White & Case LLP
- June 30 2012
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