Attempts to Achieve Sustainable Develpoment

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  • Attempts to Achieve Sustainable Develpoment
    • Stockholm Conference (1972)
      • First major meeting
      • Dealt with human development, conservation and education
    • Bruntland Commission (1983)
      • UN formed for research purposes
      • 'Our Common Future' report - air, water, land quality, transport, waste and awareness
      • Sustainability - meeting the needs of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
    • Rio Summit (1992) - Agenda 21
      • Non-binding, voluntary implemented action plan of the UN
      • 1. Social and Economic Dimensions
        • Combating poverty and promoting health
        • Sustainable population and settlements
        • Changing consumption patterns
      • 2. Resource Conservation and Management for Development
        • Pollution control
        • Deforestation and biodiversity conservation
        • Protecting fragile environments
      • 3. Strengthen Major Group Roles
        • Children and women
        • Businesses and workers
        • Indigenous people
      • 4 Means of Implementing
        • Science and technology
        • Education
        • Financial mechanisms
    • Johannesburg Summit    (2002)
      • Reformed Agenda 21
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