This website

The website portrayed Switzerland’s activities based on the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 20 to 22 June 2012. The website will no longer be updated from 1 July 2013. It will remain online as a document for consultation.

Civil society in Rio


The civil society members of the Swiss delegation reported on-site about the Rio+20 conference from 11 to 22 June. They represented the Swiss economy, science, young people, and environmental and development organisations. [more]

Press releases


The media releases issued by the Swiss authorities and civil society organisations on the Rio+20 conference may be found here. They refer to various position papers, publications, announcements and events. [more]