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Opening of the Conference - 1st Plenary Meeting, Rio+20
20 Jun 2012 -  1. Opening of the Conference: Formal opening [item 1]
2. Election of the President [item 2]
3. Adoption of the rules of procedure (ACONF.2162//) [item 3]
4. Adoption of the agenda of the Conference (ACONF.2161//) [item 4]
5. Election of officers other than the President [item 5]
6. Organization of work, including the establishment of subsidiary bodies, and other organizational matters [item 6]
7. Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee [item 7 (a)]

8. Opening of the Conference [item 1]
Statements by:
- His Excellency Milŏs Koterec (Slovakia), President of the Economic and Social Council
- Representative of the Women major group
- Representative of the Children and Youth major group
- Representative of the Indigenous Peoples major group
- Representative of the Non-Governmental Organizations major group
- Representative of the Local Authorities major group
- Representative of the Workers and Trade Unions major group
- Representative of the Business and Industry major group
- Representative of the Scientific and Technological Community major group
- Representative of the Farmers major group