Rio+20 Countdown: UNEP will not be strengthened at Rio+20

This is Part 20 of a series of blog posts leading up to the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 20-22.  The full series is available here.

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Just a quick update of negotiations this morning.  Twitter sources are saying UNEP being significantly upgraded is off the table at Rio+20 negotiations.

No one I am talking with has confirmed this turn (not sudden, seen for weeks, but still), but figured I’d pass on some of the news breaking.  See my analysis of the issue here.

UPDATE- 11:37 a.m. EST

Once again, no confirmation for me about this issue, but new tweet by connected source should pause concern, but not pressure:

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