20 June 2012 – For Rio+20 the Swiss Study Foundation and foraus – a foreign policy forum – have joined together to organise a podium discussion on Switzerland’s negotiating position on 22 June 2012 (Käfigturm Bern, 6.30pm – 8.30pm). At Rio Switzerland has called for an international timetable to move towards a green economy and for the creation of a global sustainability council. On the last day of the conference, François Voeffray from the FDFA will explain Switzerland’s negotiating position at Rio+20. During the podium discussion that follows he will debate the strengths and weaknesses of this foreign policy position with academics and representatives from NGOs and business. There will also be a brief live report on the state of negotiations directly from Rio.
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