Global Action Plan for Environment and Development in the 21st Century (Agenda 21)
A comprehensive action programme, made public June 1992, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), at United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). Implemented by United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD). Appraised 1997, at Rio +5. UN commitment to full implementation of Agenda 21 affirmed, 2002, at Rio +10. Subsections expanded, 2002. Commitment reaffirmed, 2012, at Rio euro20. Also referred to as Action 21. Replaced by Agenda 2030, in which all goals set by Agenda 21 were reasserted into the Sustainable Development Goals.
Integrate development and environmental issues arising from the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) - the Rio Conference.Available with paid subscription only.
Covers 115 programme areas, uniting efforts in the field and superseding, for example, Plan of Action to Combat Desertification (PACD). Activities come under the headings:
• Integrating Environmental, Social and Economic Policies;
• Technology and the Environment;
• Food Systems under Stress;
• Information and Communication for Environment and Development;
• Health and the Environment;
However, Action Plan of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) lists concerns as:
• Changing Production and Consumption Patterns;
• Integration of Environment and Development in Decision-Making;
• Water Resources Management;
• Sustainable Development in the Forest;
• Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development;
• Environmentally Sound Management of Toxic Chemicals;
• Strengthening the Role of Major Groups and Raising Public Awareness;
• International Legal Instruments and Mechanisms;
• Information for Decision-Making.
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