The UN published the 'zero draft' of the summit outcome document on 10 January 2012 - The Future We Want.
- 19-23 March, New York: 1st round of informal negotiations on the zero-draft
- 26-27 March, New York: 3rd Inter-sessional meeting of the UN Conference on SD
- 23 April - 4 May, New York: 2nd round of informal negotiations on the zero-draft
- 13-15 June, Rio: 3rd Preparatory meeting for the Summit
- 20-22 June: Rio+20