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United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20
Statements & Presentations

Number of statements/presentations: 213

1st plenary meeting (Formal Opening)
Introduction
H.E. Mr. Milŏs Koterec
President of the Economic and Social Council (Slovakia)
Member States
Algeria
H.E. Abdelkader Bensalah, President of the Council of Nation of Algeria
Antigua and Barbuda
H.E. Winston Baldwin Spencer, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Antigua and Barbuda
Barbados
H.E. Freundel Jerome Stuart, Prime Minister of Barbados
Costa Rica
H.E. Laura Chinchilla Miranda, President of the Republic of Costa Rica
Djibouti
H.E. Dileïta Mohamed Dileïta, Prime Minister of the Republic of Djibouti
Fiji
H.E. Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister and Commander of the Military Forces of the Republic of Fiji
Guinea
H.E. Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea
Iran
H.E. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Maldives
H.E. Mohamed Waheed, President of the Republic of Maldives
Nepal
H.E. Baburam Bhattarai, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
New Zealand
H.E. Amy Adams, Minister for the Environment of New Zealand
Paraguay
H.E Jorge Lara Castro, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Paraguay
Republic of Korea
H.E. Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of Korea
Sri Lanka
H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
H.E. La Celia Prince Ambassador of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the USA and Permanent Representative to the Organisation of American States
Sudan
H.E. Al Haj Adam Yousuf, Vice President of the Republic of the Sudan
Tajikistan
H.E. Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Hamza Rafeeq, Chairman of delegation of Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
H.E. Willy Telavi, Prime Minister of Tuvalu
Zimbabwe
H.E. Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe
Major Groups
Member States
Member States
Bhutan
H.E. Lyonchoen Jigmi Yoezer Thinley, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan
China
Statement by H.E. Wen Jiabao Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
2nd plenary meeting (Ceremonial Opening)
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Statement by the Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
Statement by the President of the sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly
H.E. Ms. Dilma Rousseff
Statement by the President of the Conference
Mr. Sha Zukang
Statement by Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development on the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
High-level round table - Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H.E. Raymond N'TUNGAMULONGO TSHIBANDA, Minister for Foreign Affairs International Cooperation and Francophonie of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Member States
Afghanistan
H.E. Zalmai RASSOUL, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan
Albania
H.E. Fatmir MEDIU, Minister for Environment, Forests and Water Administration of Albania
Angola
H.E. Fernando Da Piedade Dias Dos Santos, Vice President of the Republic of Angola
Argentina
H.E. Silvia REVORA, Under-Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina
Armenia
H.E. Edward NALBANDYAN, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Armenia
Australia
H.E. Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia
Austria
H.E. Wolfgang WALDNER, State Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Austria
Azerbaijan
H.E. Yagub EYYUBOV, Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
Bahamas
H.E. Frederick MITCHELL, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration of Bahamas
Bahrain
H.E. Juma Bin AHMED ALKAABI, Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Bangladesh
H.E. Hasan MAHMUD, Minister for Environment and Forest of Bangladesh
Belarus
H.E. Sergei MARTYNOV, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belarus
Belgium
H.E. Paul MAGNETTE, Minister for Developement Cooperation of the Kingdom of Belgium
Belize
H.E. Lisel ALAMILLA, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development of Belize
Benin
H.E. Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of Benin
Bolivia
H.E. Evo MORALES AYMA, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mirko SAROVIC, Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
H.E. O.K. MOKAILA, Minister of Environment of Botswana
Brazil
H.E. Antonio de AGUIAR PATRIOTA, Minister of External Relations of Brazil
Brunei Darussalam
H.E. Mohammad Yasmin UMAR, Minister of Energy of Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria
H.E. Rossen PLEVNELIEV, President of the Republic of Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
H.E. Jean COULDIATY, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Burkina Faso
Burundi
H.E. Gervais Rufyikiri, Vice-President of the Republic of Burundi
Cambodia
H.E. Mok MARETH, Senior Minister and Minister of Environment of Cambodia
Cameroon
H.E. Pierre MOUKOKO MBONJO, Minister of External Relations of Cameroon
Canada
H.E. Peter KENT, Minister of Environment of Canada
Cape Verde
H.E. Jorge Carlos De Almeida FONSECA, President of the Republic of Cape Verde
Chad
H.E. General Idriss Deby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad
Chile
H.E. Sebastian Piñera Echeñique, President of the Republic of Chile
China
Statement by H.E. Wen Jiabao Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
Colombia
H.E. Juan Manuel SANTOS CALDERÓN, President of the Republic of Colombia
Comoros
H.E. Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Union of the Comoros
Côte d'Ivoire
H.E. Jeannot Kouadio-Ahoussou, Prime Minister of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
H.E. Nven Mimica, Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia
Cuba
H.E. Raul CASTRO RUZ, President of the Republic of Cuba
Cyprus
Mrs. Egly PANTELAKIS, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture of Cyprus
Czech Republic
H.E. Tomas CHALUPA, Minister of Environment of Czech Republic
Denmark
H.E. Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT, Prime Minister of Denmark
Dominica
H.E. Rayburn BLACMOORE, Minister for Public Works, Energy and Ports of Dominica
Dominican Republic
H.E. Leonel Fernández Reyna, President of the Dominican Republic
Ecuador
H.E. Rafael CORREA, President of the Republic of Ecuador
Egypt
H.E. Moustafa Hussein KAMEL, Minister of Environment of Egypt
El Salvador
H.E. Herman Humberto ROSA CHAVEZ, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Teodoro OBIANG NGUEMA MBASOGO, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
H.E. Tesfai GHERESELASIE SEBHATU, Minister of Land, Water and Environment of Eritrea
Estonia
H.E. Urmas PAET, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia
Ethiopia
H.E. Alemayehu TEGENU, Minister for Water and Environment of Ethiopia
European Commission
H.E. Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, President of the European Commission
Finland
H.E. Erkki TUOMIOJA, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland
France
H.E. François Hollande, President of the French Republic
Webcast
France
H.E. François Hollande, President of the French Republic
Written speech
Gabon
H.E. Ali BONGO ONDIMBA, President of the Gabonese Republic
Gambia
H.E. Aja Isatou NJIE-SAIDY, Vice President of The Republic of the Gambia
Georgia
H.E. Vera KOBALIA, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
Germany
H.E. Peter ALTMAIER, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany
Ghana
H.E. Hani Sherry AYITTEY, Minister of Environment Science and Technology of Ghana
Greece
H.E. Dimitri ALEXANDRAKIS, Chairman of delegation of Greece
Grenada
H.E. Tillman THOMAS, Prime Minister of Grenada
Guatemala
H.E. Roxana SOBENES, Minister for Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala
Guyana
H.E. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar, President of the Republic of Guyana
Haiti
H.E. Michel Joseph MARTELLY, President of the Republic of Haiti
Holy See
His Eminence Odilo Cardinal Pedro SCHERER, Cardinal and Special Envoy of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
Honduras
H.E. Arturo CORRALES ÁLVAREZ, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Honduras
Hungary
H.E. Janos Ader, President of Hungary
Iceland
H.E. Svandis SVAVARSDOTTIR, Minister for the Environment of Iceland
India
H.E. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of the Republic of India
Indonesia
H.E. Susilo Bambang YUDHOYONO, President of the Republic of Indonesia
Iraq
H.E. Ali Yousif Abdulnabi ALSHUKRI, Minister of Planning of Iraq
Ireland
H.E. Phil HOGAN, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government of Ireland
Israel
H.E. Gilad ERDAN, Minister of Environmental Protection of Israel
Italy
H.E. Corrado CLINI, Minister of the Environment of Italy
Jamaica
H.E. Portia SIMPSON MILLER, Prime Minister of Jamaica
Japan
H.E. Koichiro GEMBA, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan
Jordan
H.E. Jafar Abed HASSAN, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Jordan
Kazakhstan
H.E. Nurlan KAPPAROV, Minister of Environment Protection of Kazakhstan
Kenya
H.E. Mwai Kibaki, President of the Republic of Kenya
Kiribati
H.E. Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati
Kuwait
Her Highness Sheikha Amthal Al Ahmad AL JABER AL SABAH, Deputy Prime Minister of Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Djoomart OTORBAYEV, Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan
Lao
H.E. Somsavat LENGSAVAD, Deputy Prime Minister of Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Latvia
H.E. Edmunds Sprūdžs, Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia
Lebanon
H.E. Najib Mikati, Prime Minister of the Lebanese Republic
Lesotho
Ms. PALESA MOKETE, Chairperson of delegation of Lesotho
Liberia
H.E. Amara KONNEH, Minister of Finance of Liberia
Libya
H.E. Saleh AMNISSI, Minister of Environment of Libya
Liechtenstein
H.E. Martin FRICK, Director of the Office of Foreign Affairs of Liechtenstein
Lithuania
H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania
Luxembourg
His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri, Head of State of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Macedonia
H.E. Vladimir PESHEVSKI, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Madagascar
H.E. Andry Nirina Rajoelina, President of the Transition of the Republic of Madagascar
Malawi
H.E. Catherine GOTANI HARA, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Management of Malawi
Malaysia
H.E. Douglas Uggah EMBAS, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia
Mali
H.E. Alpha Bocar NAFO, Minister of Energy, Water and Environment of Mali
Malta
H.E. Mario de MARCO, Minister for Tourism, Culture and the Environment of Malta
Marshall Islands
H.E. Christopher Loeak, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Mauritania
H.E. Brahim Ould M'Bareck Ould MOHAMED EL MOCTAR, Minister of Rural Development of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Mauritius
H.E. Devanand VIRAHSAWMY, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Mauritius
Mexico
H.E. Juan Rafael ELVIRA QUESADA, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico
Micronesia
H.E. Emanuel MORI, President of The Federated States of Micronesia
Moldova
H.E. Mihai MOLDOVANU, Deputy Prime Minister of Republic of Moldova
Monaco
His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, Head of State of The Principality of Monaco
Mongolia
H.E. Batkhishig BADAMDORJ, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Mongolia
Montenegro
H.E. Igor LUKŠIĆ, Prime Minister of Montenegro
Morocco
H.E. Abdelilah BENKIRANE, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco
Mozambique
H.E. Armando Emílio GUEBUZA, President of the Republic of Mozambique
Myanmar
H.E. Sai Mauk Kham, Vice-President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Namibia
H.E. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia
Nauru
H.E. Marlene MOSES, Chairperson of delegation of Nauru
Netherlands
H.E. Ben KNAPEN, Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation of the Netherlands
Nicaragua
H.E. Miguel D'escoto BROCKMANN, Minister Adviser on International Relations and Borders of Nicaragua and President of the sixty-third session of the General Assembly
Niger
H.E. Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of the Niger
Nigeria
H.E. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Norway
H.E. Jens STOLTENBERG, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway
Oman
H.E. Mohammed ALTOBI, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs of Oman
Pakistan
H.E. Mohammad JAVED MALIK, Federal Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change of Pakistan
Palau
H.E. Mr. Sebastian MARINO, National Environmental Planner of the Office of the President of Palau
Panama
H.E. Francisco ALVAREZ DE SOTO, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Panama
Papua New Guinea
H.E. Lucy BOGARI, Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade/Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
Peru
H.E. Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru
Philippines
H.E. Arsenio BALISACAN, Minister of Socioeconomic Planning of the Republic of the Philippines
Poland
H.E. Marcin KOROLEC, Minister of Environment of Poland
Portugal
H.E. Pedro Passos COELHO, Prime Minister of the Portuguese Republic
Qatar
H.E. Abdullah bin HAMAD AL-ATTIYA, Prime Minister of Qatar
Republic of the Congo
H.E. Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the Republic of the Congo
Romania
H.E. Rovana PLUMB, Minister for Environment and Forests of Romania
Russian Federation
H.E. Dmitry MEDVEDEV, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
Rwanda
H.E. Stanislas KAMANZI, Minister of Natural Resources of Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
H.E. Denzil Douglas, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
H.E. James FLETCHER,Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology of Saint Lucia
Samoa
Statement by Honourable Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa
Senegal
H.E. Macky SALL, President of the Republic of Senegal
Serbia
H.E. Tomislav NIKOLIC, President of the Republic of Serbia
Seychelles
H.E. Danny FAURE, Vice President of The Republic of Seychelles
Sierra Leone
H.E. Joseph SAMESAY, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security of Sierra Leone
Singapore
H.E. Vivian BALAKRISHNAN, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources of Singapore
Slovakia
H.E. Peter Žiga, Minister of Environment of Slovakia
Slovenia
H.E. Franc BOGOVIC, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment of Slovenia
Solomon Islands
H.E. Gordon Darcy Lilo, Prime Minister of Solomon Islands
Somalia
H.E. Elmi DUALEH, Chairman of delegation of Somalia
South Africa
H.E. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa
South Sudan
H.E. Lieutenant General Alfred LADU-GORE,Alfred LADU-GORE, Minister of Environment of South Sudan
Spain
H.E. Mariano Rajoy Brey, President of the Kingdom of Spain
Suriname
H.E. Ginmardo KROMOSOETO, Minister for Spatial Planning, Land and Forest Management of Suriname
Sweden
H.E. Fredrik REINFELDT, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden
Switzerland
H.E. Doris Leuthard, Prime Minister of the Swiss Confederation
Syria
H.E. Mohammad KHADDOUR, Chairman of delegation of Syrian Arab Republic
Tanzania
H.E. Mohamed Gharib Bilal, Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Thailand
Her Royal Highness Pricess Chulabhorn MAHIDOL, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
Timor-Leste
H.E. Jose RAMOS-HORTA, Special Envoy of Timor-Leste
Togo
H.E. Kossivi AYIKOE, Minister of Environment and Forestry of the Togolese Republic
Tonga
H.E. Sonatane TAUMOEPEAU-TOPOU, Chairman of delegation of Tonga
Tunisia
H.E. Mamia ELBANNA ZAYANI, Minister of Environment of Tunisia
Turkey
H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey
Turkmenistan
H.E. Gurbanguly BERDIMUHAMEDOV, President of Turkmenistan
Uganda
H.E. Maria MUTAGAMBA, Minister of Water and Environment of Uganda
Ukraine
H.E. Eduard STAVYTSKYI, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
H.E. Sheikha Lubna AL QASSIMI, Minister of Foreign Trade of the United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
H.E. Nick CLEGG, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
United States of America
H.E. Hillary RODHAM CLINTON, Secretary of State of United States of America
Uruguay
H.E. José Mujica Cordano, President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay
Uzbekistan
H.E. Nariman UMAROV, Minister of the State Committee for Nature Protection of Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
H.E. Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu, Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu
Venezuela
H.E. Claudia SARLENO, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Vietnam
H.E. NGUYEN Thien Nhan, Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam
Yemen
H.E. Abdoul Razaz SALEH, Minister of Water and Environment of Yemen
Zambia
H.E. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia
United Nations & IGOs
OHCHR
Contributions of High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay
Regional Commissions
Ms Noeleen Heyzer, USG and Executive Secretary, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Major Groups
Closing Session
Introduction
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
President of the sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly
Mr. Sha Zukang
Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development on the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development (Rio+20) - See more at: http://www.uncsd2012.org/statementsrio20.html#sthash.YsfxzxSt.dpuf
Member States