French President’s Fears for Rio+20: Daily

By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – French president, Francois Hollande, spoke on Friday, June 8th how it is crucial for Europe to lead by example in order for Rio+20 to be a success. The fear is that the current pressing issues in Europe and Syria will distract from the goals of the sustainable development conference. Hollande spoke at a forum set up in preparation of Rio+20.

Hollande stressed; “We know that there is a risk of failure because there may be other emergencies, because the world is now facing the economic crisis, financial crisis, and . . .

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