blogs

Trade Unions and HIV/AIDS

“HIV/AIDS, health, climate change and sustainable development – making the links for the trade union response” June 2012

This note is designed to examine critical links between health, the environment, and development in order to place trade union HIV/AIDS advocacy within the context of social equity and sustainable livelihoods demands for the outcomes of the Rio+20 Rio+20 Rio+20 was a UN conference of the highest possible level, including the heads of state and government or other high-level representatives. It was coordinated by UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA). Rio+20 was a follow up of two important events: the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg. The conference took place 20 to 22 June 2012 and was accompanied by a number of side events (People’s Summit, Dialogue Days, Trade Union Assembly on Labour and Environment, etc.). One of the outputs of Rio+20 was the Sustainable Development Goals. UN Conference in 2012. Trade Union Assembly on Labour and the Environment took place from 11 to 13 June 2012, a few days ahead of Rio+20 Rio+20 Rio+20 was a UN conference of the highest possible level, including the heads of state and government or other high-level representatives. It was coordinated by UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA). Rio+20 was a follow up of two important events: the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg. The conference took place 20 to 22 June 2012 and was accompanied by a number of side events (People’s Summit, Dialogue Days, Trade Union Assembly on Labour and Environment, etc.). One of the outputs of Rio+20 was the Sustainable Development Goals. , and have called on governments to undertake a process of profound change in all areas of economic life. The discussion also included HIV/AIDS.

Word - 857 kb
HIV/AIDS, Health, Climate Change - making links for Rio+20 and Beyond
download open