Dear members and partners,
We would like to kindly remind you that CIVICUS, as Operating Partner of the NGO Major Group facilitating the Rio+20 process, is very much interested in receiving your contributions to the Zero draft of the Rio+20 outcome document by the November 1st deadline (5pm Eastern Standard time, close of business in New York).If you would like to contribute we ask you to make use of the online debating tools set up by us for this purpose, which include:
* www.rioplus20ngo.ning.com : a NING website where you can register as NGO, upload documents, announce events, start discussions, make friends
* a Facebook group Rio+20 NGOs: where you can join and put whatever you like on he Rio+20 issues : http://www.facebook.com/groups/rioplustwenty/
* a 6-weekly newsletter: sent to this mailing list, but also put on NING site and Facebook tools. This newsletter is a joint editing of CIVICUS, CI and ANPED, but we expect that you also send your articles, ideas etc.
Please consult the attached guidance note on the inputs for the compilation document to get more information about where to send your input, the length, the content etc. You can also access the guidance note here: http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/documents/guidancenote.pdf