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Earth Summit II (1997 : New York, N.Y.)

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View Resource Earth Summit +5: Special Session of the General Assembly to Review and Appraise the Implementation of Agenda 21

The first Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992, concentrated on "address[ing] urgent problems of environmental protection and socio-economic development," and produced Agenda 21, a "plan for achieving sustainable development in the 21st century." A Special Session of the UN General Assembly met in New York from June 23-27, 1997 to assess the implementation of Agenda 21; the Earth...

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