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New from CFR: Thomas Bollyky on the Rio+20 Conference

by Development Channel Staff
June 22, 2012

Brazil's Finance Minister, Guido Mantega, speaks at a seminar on green and inclusive economies at the Rio+20 Conference on June 21, 2012 (Ueslei Marcelino/Courtesy Reuters). Brazil's Finance Minister Guido Mantega speaks at a seminar on green and inclusive economies at the Rio+20 Conference on June 21, 2012 (Ueslei Marcelino/Courtesy Reuters).

In an interview today on CFR.org, CFR Senior Fellow Thomas Bollyky discusses the environmental and development issues on the table at the Rio+20 Conference. Bollyky suggests that the conference’s ultimate legacy is uncertain, saying:

What this summit will be remembered for is for initiating the process of negotiating the sustainable development goals. It remains to be seen how significant that outcome is.

The full text of the interview is available here.

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