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  Rio Declaration on Environment and Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, often shortened to Rio Declaration, was a short document produced at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), informally known as the Earth Summit.
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 Encyclopedia: Sustainable development
Sustainable development is a process of developing (land, cities, business, communities, etc) that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" according to the Brundtland Report, a 1987 report from the United Nations.
The idea of sustainable development became a widespread concern when enough people concluded that the current path of human activity was unsustainable in the long term and changes in human society were needed.
Sustainable Development is often an over-used word, but goes to the heart of tackling a number of inter-related global issues such as poverty, inequality, hunger and environmental degradation.
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 A/CONF.151/26 (Vol. I) REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
Principle 4 In order to achieve sustainable development, environmental protection shall constitute an integral part of the development process and cannot be considered in isolation from it.
The developed countries acknowledge the responsibility that they bear in the international pursuit of sustainable development in view of the pressures their societies place on the global environment and of the technologies and financial resources they command.
At the national level, each individual shall have appropriate access to information concerning the environment that is held by public authorities, including information on hazardous materials and activities in their communities, and the opportunity to participate in decision-making processes.
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 Agenda for Change - Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
The Rio Declaration states that the only way to have long term economic progress is to link it with environmental protection.
In order to achieve sustainable development, environmental protection shall constitute an integral part of the development process, and cannot be considered in isolation from it.
Warfare is inherently destructive of sustainable development, and Nations shall respect international laws protecting environment in times of armed conflict, and shall cooperate in their further establishment.
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 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development often shortened to Rio Declaration was a short document produced at 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) known as the Earth Summit.
The Rio Declaration consisted 27 principles to guide future sustainable development around the world.
The full text of the Rio Declaration be found on the United Nations website http://www.un.org/documents/ga/conf151/aconf15126-1annex1.htm (http://www.un.org/documents/ga/conf151/aconf15126-1annex1.htm).
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 WIRE - Whitepapers: Rio Declaration on Environment and Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The right to development must be fulfilled so as to equitably meet developmental and environmental needs of present and future generations.
States should cooperate to strengthen endogenous capacity-building for sustainable development by improving scientific understanding through exchanges of scientific and technological knowledge, and by enhancing the development, adaptation, diffusion and transfer of technologies, including new and innovative technologies.
environment and are subject to a decision of a competent national authority.
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 Rio Declaration - Rio Declaration on Environment and Development - United Nations Environment Programme
acknowledge the responsibility that they bear in the international pursuit to sustainable development in view of the pressures their societies place on the global environment and of the technologies and financial resources they command.
In order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities.
Environmental impact assessment, as a national instrument, shall be undertaken for proposed activities that are likely to have a significant adverse impact on the environment and are subject to a decision of a competent national authority.
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 Population and the Rio Declaration
The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was intended to further mobilize action to promote sustainable development.
The Rio Declaration is best viewed as a broad and general introduction to Agenda 21, the Conference’s three-volume analysis of the global environment and development situation.
UNFPA’s mandate, which focuses directly on people and their welfare, is well reflected in the first principle of the Rio Declaration, which states: "Human beings are at the centre of concerns for sustainable development.
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 United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
Develop policies and ways and means to improve access by indigenous people and their communities to economic activities, and increase their employment through, where appropriate, such measures as training, technical assistance and credit facilities.
Support developing countries and countries with economies in transition in their efforts to monitor and assess the quantity and quality of water resources, including through the establishment and/or further development of national monitoring networks and water resources databases and the development of relevant national indicators.
Develop and implement integrated land management and water-use plans that are based on sustainable use of renewable resources and on integrated assessments of socio-economic and environmental potentials, and strengthen the capacity of Governments, local authorities and communities to monitor and manage the quantity and quality of land and water resources;
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 4 September 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
  Ten years ago, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro, we agreed that the protection of the environment, and social and economic development are fundamental to sustainable development, based on the Rio Principles.
Loss of biodiversity continues, fish stocks continue to be depleted, desertification claims more and more fertile land, the adverse effects of climate change are already evident, natural disasters are more frequent and more devastating and developing countries more vulnerable, and air, water and marine pollution continue to rob millions of a decent life.
But the benefits and costs of globalization are unevenly distributed, with developing countries facing special difficulties in meeting this challenge.
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 ENB:02:13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The result of protracted procedural debate and agonizing substantive negotiations, the declaration represents a very delicate balance of principles considered important by both developed and developing countries.
The language remains in the Rio Declaration and is referred to in the Preamble to Agenda 21 (see Chapter 1: Preamble).
The developing states were able to obtain agreement around those key principles that will hopefully support their own economic development.
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 Division for Sustainable Development- WSSD Political Declaration
we agreed that the protection of the environment and social and economic development are fundamental to sustainable development, based on the Rio Principles.
The Rio Conference was a significant milestone that set a new agenda for sustainable development.
The deep fault line that divides human society between the rich and the poor and the ever-increasing gap between the developed and developing worlds pose a major threat to global prosperity, security and stability.
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 Information for Journalists/Reporters/Librarians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sustainable development is a term generally associated with the achievement of increased techno-economic growth coupled with preservation of the natural capital that is comprised of environmental and natural resources.
It requires the development of enlightened institutions and infrastructure and appropriate management of risks, uncertainties, and information and knowledge imperfections to assure intergenerational equity, and intra-generational equity, all in support of enhanced human capital and conservation of the ability of earth's natural systems to serve humankind.
This can lead to improper developments in science, which can develop through research, education, and training into a profession in which people are encouraged to compete by drawing as much and as quickly as possible from nature.
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 Agenda 21 and the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992, was the largest gathering of world leaders that has ever taken place.
More than 178 governments, including Canada, adopted Agenda 21, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, and the Statement of Principles for the Sustainable Management of Forests.
All States and all people shall cooperate in the essential task of eradicating poverty as an indispensable requirement for sustainable development, in order to decrease the disparities in standards of living and better meet the needs of the majority of the people of the world.
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 Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
The World Conference on Human Rights reaffirms that least developed countries committed to the process of democratization and economic reforms, many of which are in Africa, should be supported by the international community in order to succeed in their transition to democracy and economic development.
While development facilitates the enjoyment of all human rights, the lack of development may not be invoked to justify the abridgement of internationally recognized human rights.
Lasting progress towards the implementation of the right to development requires effective development policies at the national level, as well as equitable economic relations and a favourable economic environment at the international level.
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 CIESIN Dataset Guide - UNCED Collection
The UNCED collection is a set of documents produced by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as the Earth Summit, and various preparatory activities that led to the conference.
The United Nations Environment Programme Register of International Treaties and Other Agreements in the Field of the Environment includes summaries of 152 multilateral treaties, their objectives, provisions, important dates, and countries for which the treaty is in force.
World Treaties for the Protection of the Environment (1992) is a collection of full treaty texts originally prepared as a book for UNCED by the Istituto per L'Ambiente of Milan, Italy.
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 Agenda 21 and the Rio Declaration of Principles
The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) was convened in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992 to discuss a comprehensive range of environmental issues and to promote the policy of sustainable development.
Among the most important products of the Conference were Agenda 21 - a comprehensive programme of action covering all areas of the environment, adopted by the Conference on 14 June 1992 - and the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development.
The Rio Declaration (or "Rio Principles") is a set of 27 principles on the environment and development, designed to promote international cooperation for sustainable development.
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 Rio +5: What was the Earth Summit?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The U.N. Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), commonly known as the Earth Summit, was held in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992.
The Rio Declaration is a statement of 27 principles upon which the nations have agreed to base their actions in dealing with environment and development issues.
While they are non-binding, these agreements do express the concern that progress on environment and development issues will not be made at the government level alone.
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 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development - Information
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 United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Agenda 21
Agenda 21, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, and the Statement of principles for the Sustainable Management of Forests were adopted by more than 178 Governments at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, 3 to 14 June 1992.
The Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) was created in December 1992 to ensure effective follow-up of UNCED, to monitor and report on implementation of the agreements at the local, national, regional and international levels.
The full implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the Commitments to the Rio principles, were strongly reaffirmed at the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 26 August to 4 September 2002.
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 THE RIO DECLARATION
Environment, adopted at Stockholm on 16 June 1972, a/ and seeking to build upon
development should also address the interests and needs of all countries.
adverse impact on the environment and are subject to a decision of a competent
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 ENB:08:11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Barbados is expected to present a draft text for the declaration or a paper containing elements to be included in the declaration at the resumed session of the PrepCom in March.
Formal negotiations on the Declaration are set to begin at that time.
It is likely that the Government of Barbados will look at both the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development and the AOSIS Heads of Government Declaration (10 June 1992) for elements to be included in the Barbados Declaration.
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 The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Sustainable Development
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 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development 1992
The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, Having met at Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992,
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