Article 8

22 August 2012 – The institutional framework for sustainable development received significant attention at Rio+20. Discussions focused on institutions for environment and institutions for sustainable development – as well as their respective UN bodies – the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD). One of the most debated suggestions is a plan to transform the UNEP from a subsidiary body of the UN General Assembly into a specialized agency.To read more, please see: