Report now available: ICSU-UNESCO Regional Science and Technology workshops
Five Rio+20 regional science and technology workshops (for Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, the Arab States, and Europe) were organised by ICSU and UNESCO in 2011 for Rio+20.
Read the workshops synthesis report
Natural scientists, social scientists and engineers from across each region participated in the workshops, along with high level policy-makers and representatives of other Major Groups. This gave each region's scientific and technological community the opportunity to prepare joint positions and concerted inputs for the regional preparatory processes, in collaboration with policy-makers and other key actors.