Drexel Students Accepted to Compete at Annual RASC-AL

June 11-13, 2012-

On June 20th through 22nd, 2012, Dr. Dov Jaron will be attending the Rio +20 Conference in Brazil, a conference to follow-up the United Nations' original Rio conference that took place in 1992. There, world leaders as well as participants from governments, the private sector, and other organizations will convene to focus on sustainability. Participants will specifically discuss how to reduce poverty, amplify social equality, and foster an environmentally-friendly future. The conference is the initiative of several UN agencies, including UNESCO, UNEP, UNU, UNEP, and UNGC, and is estimated to include over 30,000 UN delegates. Dr. Jaron will specifically be participating in the forum on Human Well Being and Population Health as well as the forum on Urban Well Being.