Jens Stoltenberg, former Prime Minister of Norway, addresses the plenary session of the UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. 
Photo: UN Photo/Luiz Roberto Lima.Jens Stoltenberg, former Prime Minister of Norway, addresses the plenary session of the UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. Photo: UN Photo/Luiz Roberto Lima

This statement on the vision for a sustainable future was delivered by former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on June 21st.

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Photo: Flickr/Daniel Flathagen (CC BY-SA 2.0).

In Norway’s view, renewed political commitment to sustainable development is one of the most important objectives of the Rio+20 Conference. We will work actively to ensure that the conference takes concrete steps towards developing a set of global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as measures to ensure access to sustainable energy for all.

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Photo: NorwayUN/Emma K Lydersen.

This statement was delivered by Norwegian Minister of International Development Heikki Holmås during the Yotuh Forum in Rio de Janeiro on June 18th.

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What is Rio+20? Why is it called Rio+20? What are Norway’s aspirations for Rio+20? Get your answers about the United Nations major Conference on Sustainable Development here.

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