Conference resolves to push for data access at Rio+20

[Abu Dhabi] A conference pushing for greater access to environmental and societal data ended in Abu Dhabi today (15 December) with a Declaration recognising that every individual should have appropriate access to information on the environment held by public authorities.

The declaration drawn up by governments and civil society organisations from around the world at the four day Eye on Earth Summit will form part of the input to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCED) to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012.

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