A document adopted by UNCED as a program of action on sustainable development for all sectors of government and society in each country.
A plan of action adopted at the Rio Summit to promote sustainable development.
A comprehensive blueprint for global action drafted by the 172 governments present at the 1992 Earth Summit organized by the United Nations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A major result of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). A non-binding framework of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally, to achieve sustainable development consisting of four interlinked sections: social and economic dimensions; management and conservation of natural resources; means of implementation; and strengthening the role of organizations of the United Nations system, governments, and major groups in every area in which humans impact on the environment. (Int)
an overall plan at the Rio Earth Summit in which attendees pledged international cooperation to transform or develop their industrial practice to lessen impacts on the global environment.
An outcome of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the Earth Summit) held in Rio de Janeiro. Agenda 21 provides the philosophy and process for community-led sustainable development.
is the name of the agreement signed by most countries at the UN Rio Conference in 1992. "Agenda 21 addresses the pressing problems of today and also aims at preparing the world for the challenges of the next century. It reflects a global consensus and political commitment at the highest level on development and environment co-operation."
Blueprint for sustainable development into the 21st Century. Its basis was agreed during the "Earth Summit" at Rio in 1992, and signed by 179 Heads of State and Government.
A United Nations program providing a blueprint to sustainable development
Action plan for the next century, endorsed at UNCED (see Earth Summit).
A world action plan for sustainable development, adopted in 1992 by 178 national governments at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A document adopted by the UN Conference on Environment and development meeting in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, representing a programme for the 21st century. The conference was held on the twentieth anniversary of the UN Conference on Human Environment which met in Stockholm in June 1972. Agenda 21 reviewed and developed the achievements of that first conference.
A framework of political recommendations designed to protect the environment and encourage nations to move towards achieving sustainable development in the 21st Century.
This is an international programme aimed at placing the world on a sustainable development path.
Agenda 21 is the framework document for global environmental management as instituted at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro.
Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of action for achieving sustainable development in the 21st century. It includes a wide range of economic, social and environmental factors that affect sustainable development. Chapter 11 of Agenda 21, the major output of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, 1992, deals specifically with forestry issues.
An international agreement to reduce the impact of the human race on the world's environment
The blueprint for making development socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable that was agreed upon at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.
Global action plan adopted by the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. Agenda 21 contains principles and recommendations aiming at sustainable development for the 21st century.
A product of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. It is a practical, worldwide blueprint for taking environmentally sustainable development forward into the 21st Century. It requires governments to establish and implement national strategies for sustainable development, with businesses, non-governmental organisations and the public. Local authorities were recommended to consult with businesses and communities to develop a Local Agenda 21 programme s with actions to be taken in partnership between businesses, local authorities and communities. For more information see our Quest Line back-up pack at http:// www.quest-net.org/el_conferences.asp?mode=backup&ID=20
Agenda 21 is a program of the United Nations (UN) related to sustainable development. It is a comprehensive blueprint of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organisations of the UN, governments, and major groups in every area in which humans impact on the environment. The number 21 refers to the 21st century.