Partnerships for Sustainable Development - The Stockholm Call for Action
- Publication date:
- 14 May 2012
- Information material
- Ministry of the Environment, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
On 23-25 April 2012, the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs hosted an international conference, Stockholm+40 - Partnership Forum for Sustainable Development, to commemorate the first UN Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm in 1972.
At the closing ceremony of the Stockholm+40 ministerial dialogue, the Swedish Minister for the Environment Lena Ek and Minister for International Development Cooperation Gunilla Carlsson handed over the "Stockholm Call for Action" to Dr Francisco Gaetani, Deputy Minister of the Environment in Brazil and Sha Zukang, Secretary General of Rio+20.