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IAAI is going to organize 2 events in the context of Rio+20 Third Intersessional Meeting end of March in New York:
 
  • a Side Event to Third Intersessional onRio+20 – A Global Innovation Summit?” 19 March, 6:15-7:45 pm, UN HQ NY and
  • a “Rio+20 Arts and Media Partnership Workshop” in the context of “Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest“, 23 March 2012, 9.30-12.30 AM, UN Church center, UN Plaza 777, 2nd floor
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Advance Info regarding Side Event to Third Intersessional onRio+20 – A Global Innovation Summit?“:
 
Organizers:

       Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) www.acuns.org
       International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI) www.glocha.info
       NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns http://www.csvgc-ny.org/
       Alas de Rio http://alasderio.org/
       Earth Charter Youth Network http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/categories/Youth
 
At the side event the relevance of the topic “Innovation” for Rio+20 preparatory process shall be presented and discussed including
–     the outcomes of the above mentioned January event (highlighting also the link between ‘innovation’ and ‘youth’ issues)
–     presentation of the work of a cross-Rio+20-major-groups thematic cluster on Innovation (which is currently being established under IAAI leadership)
–     presentation of an (informal) “Innovation 4 Rio+20” Issues brief and
–     presentation of proposals for innovative action oriented goals for Rio+20 (like e.g. the 15/15/15 UN-Civil Society Partnership formula (see IAAI input to Rio+20 Consultation for details)
 
 
Advance Info regarding Rio+20 Arts and Media Partnership Workshop
 
Organizers:
 
       International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges, IAAI
       NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns
       Spiritual United Nations
 
Aim:
 
Raise Public Awareness on Rio+20 and political support for Rio+20 through innovative partnerships with media and creative industries/arts globally.
Link the global media partnerships network of Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest with Rio+20 preparatory and follow-up processes.
 
Strands:
 
         Media (including radio and TV)
         Celebrities/entertainment industries
         Social media ((youth driven) social networks, social media campaigns, serious games, .. )

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