This years UN NGO DPI Conference will have the dual conference themes: sustainable societies and responsive citizens, allows the host country, Germany, and NGOs world-wide to showcase the impact volunteers make on sustainable livelihoods.
It will also give NGOs the opportunity to contribute to the two-day special session of the General Assembly on the 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers in December 2011 and begin preparations for input into the 2012 conference on sustainable development known as Rio +20.
Go to register now to attend the main pre Rio+20 stakeholder conference. There will be major speakers such as Achim Steiner, roundtables on the major themes of Rio+20 and also what can be done to engage individually in creating a sustainable society. Soon over 24 workshops will be announced and other major speakers.
The output will be a declaration for Rio+20 and input to the GA debate on volunteers .