Page 5

Table of Contents Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………..5 The Earth Summit and Rio+20…………………………………………………………...…… 6 Rio+20: Twenty Years Later………………………………………………………………........7 The Role of Water in the Rio+20 Debate ……………………………………………………………...8 Existing Global Commitments to Water ………..……………………………………..…….. 8 Status of Global Commitments to Water ………..………...………………………….……... 9 Emerging Issues at Rio+20……………………………………………………………….…. 10 Rio+20: Water in the Compilation Document…………….....………………………………….……11 Member States’ Water Priorities………………………………………………….…….….... 12 Major Groups’ Water Priorities…………………………………………………….……..….. 15 Where was water in the Draft of the Outcome Document?..............................................18 What is missing in the Zero Draft …………………………………………………………….19 Zero Draft 2.0: Chair suggestions and Revised Text…………………………………..….20 Sustainable Development Goals: Water …………………………………………………… 22 Recommendations for Rio+20 ………………………………………………………………….……. 23 Appendices ………………………………………………………………..…………………………....25 Appendix 1: Lobbying for Water Management …………………………...…………...….. 25 Appendix 2: Water Events at Rio+20……………………………………………………….. 28 Appendix 3: Methodology for the Analysis of the Compilation Document …….……..… 31

4

Rio+20: A Water Guide for Young Water Experts  

Water will be a central component of the Rio discussions due to its role in the green economy. Furthermore, water management structures will...

Rio+20: A Water Guide for Young Water Experts  

Water will be a central component of the Rio discussions due to its role in the green economy. Furthermore, water management structures will...

Advertisement