After Rio+20: What New World Governance Does the World Need?
The Commons and World Governance
Rio+20: Failed Diplomacy, Feeble Democracy
Rio+20 and Beyond. No Future without Justice
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The failure of Rio+20 could, to some extent, have been predicted. But what about the Peoples’ Summit? We demonstrated the vibrant and happy diversity that characterizes the peoples of the Earth, but we did not overcome our fragmentation. We showed proof of indignation, a capacity to mobilize, but we did not yet show signs of the vision and proposals that are needed, based on multiple and diverse ideas, on the many and diverse social and cultural identities and on a pluralism of visions, analyses and modes of action.