Elinor Ostrom She was awarded the 2009 Nobelprize for her analysis of economic governance, especiallythe commons. Her work is associated with the new institutional economics and the resurgence of political economy. Johan Rockström Margaret C Lee Her current research focuses on Africa and the international trade regime. She is also a member of a research project entitled "The New Scramble for Africa".
In the run-up to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012, Professor Maarten Hajer (director of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency PBL) talked to an international group of people who are working on sustainable development every day. The interviewees talk about their expectations of the Rio+20 conference, and beyond. The film illustrates the worldwide search for effective ways to solve sustainability challenges
Mamphela Ramphele. She is a South African academic, businesswoman and medical doctor and was an anti-apartheidactivist. Yvo de Boer Special Global Advisor on Climate Change and Sustainability and former Executive Secretary of the UNFCC Roads from Rio +20 More information about Roads from Rio +20 and the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency