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" Statement to the world leaders assembled at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992... "
Regulatory Frameworks for Water Resources Management: A Comparative Study - Page 169
by Salman M. A. Salman, Daniel D. Bradlow - 2006 - 198 pages
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Changing Fortunes: Biodiversity and Peasant Livelihood in the Peruvian Andes

Karl S. Zimmerer - 1997 - 309 pages
...the global sustainability movement such as the so-called Earth Summit of the United Nations Committee on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992 and the Global Biodiversity Strategy formulated by the World Resources Institute (Grubb 1993; WRI 1992;...
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Beyond Cultural Imperialism: Globalization, Communication and the New ...

Peter Golding, Phil Harris - 1996 - 272 pages
...future generations to meet their own needs'. The decision of the UN General Assembly to hold the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992 was a direct response to the WCED Report Cancan A conference on cooperation and development was organized...
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Water Pollution Control: A Guide to the Use of Water Quality Management ...

Richard Helmer, Ivanildo Hespanhol - 1997 - 520 pages
...contributes to sustainable development which is the central objective of Agenda 21 as approved at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. • The interventions necessary to improve the efficiency of wastewater use. in order to protect...
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Reforming the United Nations: New Initiatives and Past Efforts, Volume 1

Joachim M. Müller - 1997 - 1100 pages
...not taken up immediately. However, the growing interest led eventually to the convening of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. The Conference and subsequent discussion developed and adopted international consensus on the...
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Global Warming: The Complete Briefing

John T. Houghton, Sir John Theodore Houghton - 1997 - 251 pages
...concerned with global warming: the Second World Climate Conference in Geneva in 1990 and the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. The Rio conference with over 25,000 people attending the main sessions and the many side meetings,...
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Ecological Policy and Politics in Developing Countries: Economic Growth ...

Uday Desai - 1998 - 327 pages
...the PRC, to drive a hard bargain for concessionary financing and technology transfer at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, in exchange for their cooperation on global environmental issues. There should be a clear recognition...
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Environmental Pollution and Waste Management

H.D. Kumar - 1998 - 384 pages
...Climate Change was adopted in May 1992, in time for the treaty to be signed by Governments at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. 154 countries and the European Community (EC) signed the convention which came into force in March...
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The Columbia History of the 20th Century

Richard W. Bulliet - 1998 - 651 pages
...negotiations leading to a Convention on the Conservation of Biological Diversity as part of the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. This was the largest gathering of national political leaders ever, with 1o6 heads of state and some...
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Environmental Management in Practice: Instruments for Environmental Management

Bhaskar Nath, Paul Compton, Dimitri Devuyst, Luc Hens - 1998 - 508 pages
...Since the report of the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED, 1 987) and the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in 1 992, sustainable development has been widely recognised as a common goal. Ability to measure progress...
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Natural Resource Valuation and Policy in Brazil

Peter H. May - 2000 - 352 pages
...policy, and fisheries. Finally, influenced by the public concern aroused by the realization of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, the Brazilian government created a Ministry of the Environment (MMA) later that year, to which IBAMA was...
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