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The UN Conference on Sustainable Development which took place in Rio de Janeiro, ended on Friday 22nd of June 2012 confirming that poverty elimination and achieving sustainable development, still remain the primary development goals for the United Nations.

The participant’s positions were refrected in a Declaration titled "The Future We Want", a soft law text, the content of which has received various comments by the scientific community and international media.

At the same time EKePEK, on behalf of Panteion University, formalized its participation in United Nation’s Initiative  "Higher Education Sustainability Initative for Rio +20", which aims to promote the principles of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Panteion University, the only Greek University that participates in the afore mentioned initiative, organizes via EKePEK the 8th Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Summer Training Program, which will take place in October 2012, on the island of Kythira,  entitled: “Environment and Sustainable Development. The Path towards Sustainability”, where the UN Conference’s results will be analyzed.

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