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Global Ocean Forum Newsletter – July 2013

In this issue, we bring you good news about Rio+20 implementation. Significant implementation activities are underway, both by national and international entities. As we reported in the last issue of the newsletter, many of the major institutional aspects related to the Rio+20 outcomes, were deferred to the UN General Assembly for decision, involving a complex set of parallel processes which are somewhat difficult for civil society to access. Until this month, oceans were not doing well in these processes, especially in the UN Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals and the post-2015 development agenda.

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Global Ocean Forum Newsletter – July 2013.pdf