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“The month of June is upon us and as Rio+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, draws nearer, I find myself reflecting on the many great changes the past 20 years have brought, since that first Earth Summit, also in Rio, when the world met to announce a vision for its collective future.
Since then we have seen many more inspiring moments of humanity, when large numbers come together for the common good. It tells us change is possible…
For the sake of our planet, a conversation that needs to be heard is the one between generations, between elders and young people around the world, and those who are in between…” —Desmond Tutu.