Share Your Voice for Sustainable Development

Let’s contribute the voice of people of faith to United Nations conversations still emerging out of the Rio+20 conversations from late June. Called by God to care for creation, we can write, speak, and stand up for sustainability throughout all the earth.

Here is the invitation to participate as well as to share with others this opportunity to lift their voice:

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the Department of Public Information (DPI) invite you to
participate in an online global forum, “Building the Future We Want” from 12 to 24 September 2012 (ttp:// Following up on the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) which took place in June, the United Nations is continuing its efforts to promote sustainable development and to prepare a new development agenda that will take us beyond 2015.

It takes only five simple steps to support this campaign:

1.        Get the word out to your friends and followers.
2.        Visit on Facebook and/or use #futureWEwant or #beyond2015 on Twitter.
3.        Participate in the online forum, and ask your friends, and family members to post their questions on what,                 why, and how countries should deal with sustainable development challenges (rising unemployment, food                 security, biodiversity, climate change, sustainable consumption and production, land degradation, water,                 energy, sustainable cities, financing and technology transfer). Selected questions will be answered live on 24         September.
4.        Bring an impact to the campaign by posting the graphic identity, “Building the Future We Want” on Facebook (Profile and                 cover pictures) and on Twitter with a hyperlink to Downloadable visuals (Images and promo                 video) are available on
5.         On 24 September, watch live responses to your questions on ; ;               

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