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The Rio +20 Summit

Inquiry Status: Inquiry concluded and Report published

The Committee examined the Government's role at the UN Rio+20 Summit, and looked ahead to focus particularly on what actions and strategies the Government should follow. That included work on the Sustainable Development Goals and where more needs to be done to match Government policies and initiatives to the commitments and calls-for-action made at the Summit.

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.