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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...

https://www.un.org/esa/earthsummit/
Linkages: A Multimedia Resource for Environment and Development Policy Makers

A service of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Linkages is a clearinghouse for information on "past and upcoming international meetings related to environment and development policy." Breaking news headlines and text describe current important events, such as COP-4 (see In The News). Additional real-time information on "the activities of governments, NGOs, and the...

https://enb.iisd.org/
ICPD+5: The Hague International Forum

This week's In the News covers an important international conference on population and development. The nine resources discussed provide background information, breaking news, social commentary, and primary materials. This week, official delegates representing governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) from over 180 nations are convening in The Hague, Netherlands, on the fifth...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1999/0209
United Nations Division for Sustainable Development Home

Created in 1992 during the first Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, the UN's Commission on Sustainable Development provides documents, news, links, and information on upcoming agendas and regional consultations for Rio+10: The World Summit on Sustainable Development to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2002. The site links to the upcoming conference's Website and also offers complete copies of...

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.html
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Started in 1986, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) "promotes resilient family farms, rural communities and ecosystems around the world through research and education, science and technology, and advocacy." Designed for the general public and for experts in the field, the Institute's website contains information on its own research initiatives and on the broader subject of...

https://www.iatp.org/