The Legislators Protocol was negotiated by all delegations and was based on the three core Summit objectives. The legislators were invited to make a commitment to seek support for, or formal ratification of, the Protocol as appropriate to the procedures of their respective national legislature. Legislators were asked to reconvene every two years to monitor the progress in implementing the Rio+20 outcomes as well as to share best legislative practice.Please click here to download the Legislatos' Protocol approved by the 1st World Summit of Legislators. Read More
The Summit was formally opened by the Mayor of the host City of Rio de Janeiro, Mayor Eduardo Paes. Legislators met over three days in the Tiradentes Palace and agreed a groundbreaking Legislators Protocol.