World Centre for Sustainable Development, RIO+ Centre

The World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre) was established as a legacy of the Rio+20 Conference to keep the commitment to inclusive and sustainable development alive. The RIO+ Centre works with governments, civil society and the private sector to inspire and inform policies and practices that lead to greater social, environmental and economic justice. As a global centre based in the south, RIO+ aims to bolster south-south cooperation and facilitate the participation of the global south in international efforts on sustainable development. more

What We Do

The RIO+ Centre provides a hub for dialogue and action on alternative development pathways. We do this by:

  • Producing and disseminating evidence on policies and practices that are successfully addressing the social, economic and environmental dimensions of equitable development
  • Triggering broad-based dialogue around action related to the development, implementation and monitoring of sustainable human development
  • Coalition building and networking for the increased participation of underrepresented institutions, countries and communities in the adoption of equitable development at the national and global level.


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