Twenty years ago, in June 1992, world leaders gathered in Rio de Janeiro for a landmark event. Its historic outcomes sparked an unprecedented sense of enthusiasm and optimism. Decisions and commitments given as a result of the discussions of the Rio+20, to reach a more liveable planet, has been compiled and agreed in the conference outcome document you’re holding; named “Future We Want”.
This document, being outcome of a negotiation period of more than a year, besides putting forth the political commitment on sustainable development, also includes the decisions concerning the establishment of a high level political panel on sustainable development as well as Sustainable Development Goals.
Changing unsustainable and promoting sustainable patterns of consumption and production, and protecting and managing the natural resource base of economic and social development are the overarching objectives of and essential requirements for sustainable development.
This year in KALMUN 2017 delegates of this committee will have the chance of expressing their personal ideas on the matter. They will be serving as experts and will be the direct advisors of the Secretary-General. The committee will have its own Rules of Procedure and will be challenging its participants with unique documents.