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On December 24, 2009, the UN General Assembly has adopted the
Resolution agreeing to hold the United Nations Conference on
Sustainable Development in 2012, UNCSD 2012, also referred as Rio+20.
The Conference seeks three objectives: securing renewed political commitment
to sustainable development, assessing the progress and implementation gaps
in meeting already agreed commitments, with addressing new and emerging
challenges. The Member States have agreed on the following two themes for
the Conference: green economy within the context of sustainable development
and poverty eradication, as well as institutional framework for sustainable development.