Event

Equator Prize Award Ceremony

The Equator Prize is awarded biannually to recognize and advance local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. As local and indigenous groups across the world chart a path towards sustainable development, the Equator Prize spotlights 25 local initiatives by honoring them on an international stage. The event, hosted by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), will include a special musical performance by Gilberto Gil, and will take place on the sidelines fo the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20).  

date: 20 June 2012   venue: Vivo Rio, adjacent to Museum of Modern Art, 85 Av. Inf-d. Henrique Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20021-140   location: Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro), Brazil   additional: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM   e-mail: equatorinitiative@gmail.com   www: http://www.equator2012.eventbrite.com