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Agenda 21

Agenda 21

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Agenda 21
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Ag
enda 21
is a programme run by theUnited Nations(UN) related tosustainable developmentand was the planet's first summit to discuss global warming related issues. It is acomprehensive blueprint of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally byorganizations of the UN, governments, and major groups in every area in which humansdirectly affect theenvironment.
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1
Development of Agenda 2
1
 
y
 
2 Rio5 
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3
The Johannesburg Summit 
y
 
4
Implementation 
y
 
5 Structure and contents 
o
 
5.
1
Section I: Social and Economic Dimensions 
o
 
5.2 Section II: Conservation and Management of Resources for Development 
o
 
5.
3
Section III: Strengthening the Role of Major Groups 
o
 
5.
4
Section IV: Means of Implementation 
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6
Local Agenda 2
1
 
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7
See also 
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8
References 
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9
External links 
[
edit] Development of 
Ag
enda 21
The full text of Agenda 2
1
was revealed at the United Nations Conference on Environmentand Development (Earth Summit), held inRio de Janeiroon June
14
,
199
2, where
178
 governments voted to adopt the program. The final text was the result of drafting,consultation and negotiation, beginning in
1989
and culminating at the two-week conference.The number 2
1
refers to an agenda for the 2
1
st century. It may also refer to the number on theUN's agenda at this particular summit.
[
edit] Rio5
In
1997
, theGeneral Assemblyof the UN held a special session to appraise five years of  progress on the implementation of Agenda 2
1
(Rio +5). The Assembly recognized progressas 'uneven' and identified key trends including increasingglobalization, widening inequalities

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