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What kind of world do we want for our great-great-grandchildren?

Good jobs? Clean air? Food security? In June 2012, world leaders are coming together in Rio. Their actions – or inactions – will shape this planet for generations to come. What do you want that world to look like? Join the debate with Elders+Youngers.

What kind of world do we want for our great-great-grandchildren?

As leaders get ready for the Rio+20 summit on sustainable development this June, join Desmond Tutu, Gro Brundtland, Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Mary Robinson as they debate with four young activists – Marvin, Esther, Pedro and Sara – to find new ways of thinking on the most urgent issues facing our planet today.

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