Austria Stresses Support for Rio+20

Politics ♦ Published: June 18, 2012; 15:06 ♦ (Vindobona)

State Secretary Waldner: “Rio+20 brings a real opportunity for our environment and sustainable development”

Austria Stresses Support for Rio+20 / Picture: © Wikipedia / Tsui

“The Rio Summit in 1992 made the global community aware that our environment would not only be endangered but irretrievably destroyed if development continued without any restrictions. And yet, development for the sake of the poorest and environmental protection must be no contradiction, and therefore policy makers agreed on the three dimensions of sustainable development:…