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Participating Countries

300 legislators including 38 Speakers of Parliaments and Presidents of Congress, participated in the 1st World Summit of Legislators.  The following countries participated in the Summit:

AFRICA

Angola
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Chad
DRC
Ethiopia
Ghana
Liberia
Namibia
Niger
Rwanda
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
The Gambia
Uganda
Zambia

ASIA & MIDDLE EAST

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bahrain
China
India
Iran
Indonesia
Japan
Jordan
Kuwait
Maldives
Micronesia
Federated States of Pakistan
Philippines
Republic of Korea
Samoa

LATIN AMERICA, CARIBBEAN

& NORTH AMERICA

Argentina
Brazil
Colombia
Costa Rica
Ecuador
Mexico
Nicaragua
Paraguay
Saint Lucia
Uruguay
Canada
United States of America

EUROPE & RUSSIA

Belarus
Bosnia And Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Denmark
European Union
France
Germany
Hungary
Malta
Montenegro
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Republic of Moldova
Russia
Spain
United Kingdom
  • Legislators' Protocol

    The Legislators Protocol was negotiated by all delegations and was based on the three core Summit objectives. The legislators were invited to make a commitment to seek support for, or formal ratification of, the Protocol as appropriate to the procedures of their respective national legislature. Legislators were asked to reconvene every two years to monitor the progress in implementing the Rio+20 outcomes as well as to share best legislative practice.Please click here to download the Legislatos' Protocol approved by the 1st World Summit of Legislators.
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  • Summit Objectives

    The ongoing process initiated by the Summit had three core objectives:
    • Strengthening Scrutiny;Supporting National
    • Legislation;Incorporating Natural Capital
    • Accounting into national economic models.

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  • Participating Countries

    300 legislators including 38 Speakers of Parliaments and Presidents of Congress, participated in the 1st World Summit of Legislators. The following countries participated in the Summit:



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  • Summit Agenda

    The Summit was formally opened by the Mayor of the host City of Rio de Janeiro, Mayor Eduardo Paes. Legislators met over three days in the Tiradentes Palace and agreed a groundbreaking Legislators Protocol.

    The Summit agenda can be downloaded by clicking here.

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