Future We Want and Rio +  20 at Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro

Future We Want and Rio + 20 at Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro

The Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro  is hosting exhibits in conjunction with Rio + 20, the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development. In this exhibit Brazilian notables – from artists to authors and models – and ordinary people come together to talk about the future they want. Museum-goers are also encouraged to share […]

Rio + 20: How Rio is Upgrading Its Urban Slums

Rio + 20: How Rio is Upgrading Its Urban Slums

Even while staying in Copacabana instead of Barra where most of the Rio + 20 activities are happening this week there is still ample opportunity to learn new things about sustainable development. I ran across this interesting exhibit made of milk crates in Copacabana an hour ago that drew attention to Rio’s Morar Carioca Programme. […]

Join Moms Groups for a 30-Minute Chat About the Earth Summit

Join Moms Groups for a 30-Minute Chat About the Earth Summit

Chat Details What: 30-Minute Chat About Sustainability with Million Moms Challenge, Moms Rising, Moms Clean Air Force, Mom Bloggers for Social Good with experts: Aaron Sherinian and Richenda Van Leeuwen Where: Million Moms Challenge When: 1 – 1:30 PM EST This is an extremely important month! Rio + 20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable […]

Share Your Voice for Rio + 20 in the 6-Minute Speech Project

Share Your Voice for Rio + 20 in the 6-Minute Speech Project

Rio + 20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, is quickly approaching and the UN Foundation wants to deliver our collective voices during the conference in its 6-Minute Speech Project. We all know the power of social media and crowdsourcing. It allows ordinary, everyday people’s voices to be heard and scaled at proportions unheard of […]

Women Rights and Rio+20

Women Rights and Rio+20

Yesterday the Gates Foundation published my latest piece on their blog Impatient Optimists: A Push for Women’s Rights at Rio+20. The piece discusses the UN’s Conference on Sustainable Development that will take place in June and the demands the Women’s Major Group has set in place for the conference. Women are seeking rights-based improvements that will […]

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