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Director-General Participates in Commemoration of World Environment Day; Delivers Message of UN Secretary-General

5 June 2012

The Director-General participated in the Award ceremony "Sustainable Development: Produce and Consume at the Time of Rio + 20", held as part of UNOG’s commemoration of World Environment Day. He delivered the message of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the occasion, which highlighted the need for a paradigm shift towards a more sustainable world. The Director-General noted the progress that has been made by the United Nations with regard to sustainable development as well as the specific measures that UNOG has taken to improve consumption and production patterns.