Media event with the bread tank in front of the Rio20 Global Town Hall

Scan10015a-copy-3A media event with the bread tank will be held on Thursday 21st June at 11am at Athlete's Park across RioCentro.

The following speakers will be present:


- H.E. Ambassador Sergio Duarte, former UN High Representative on Disarmament;

- Mr. Milton Rondó, the General Coordinator of International Actions to Fight Hunger from the Brazilian Ministry for Foreign Affairs;

- Ms. Valentina Herszage and Ms. Dora Freind, two 14 year old Brazilian students who will teach a simple lesson on “Disarmament for Development” with a black-board;

- Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Right Livehood Laureate; Ms. Vandava Shiva (India) and Ex-President Mr. Jose Ramos Horta (Timor Leste) (tbc).


Short supporting statements will also be made by local governments representatives Mayor João Coser, President of National Front of Mayors (Brazil) (tbc) and Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes (tbc) and David Cadman, President, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (tbc).


Note the Rio+20 Global Town Hall has its main Rio+20 event starting at 11:30 AM with high-level speakers for the Cities Leadership Day.



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