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close this bookAgenda 21: The Report of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit - Rio de Janeiro, 3-14 June 1992) (Agenda 21, 1992)
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View the documentThe Rio declaration
close this folderAGENDA 21: the Report of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit) in Rio
close this folderSection I. Social and economic dimensions
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View the documentChapter 1: Preamble
View the documentChapter 2: International cooperation to accelerate sustainable development in developing countries and related domestic policies
View the documentChapter 3: Combating poverty
View the documentChapter 4: Changing consumption patterns
View the documentChapter 5: Demographic dynamics and sustainability
View the documentChapter 6: Protecting and promoting human health
View the documentChapter 7: Promoting sustainable human settlement development
View the documentChapter 8: Integrating environment and development in decision-making
close this folderSection II. Conservation and management of resources for development
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View the documentChapter 9: Protection of the atmosphere
View the documentChapter 10: Integrated approach to the planning and management of land resources
View the documentChapter 11: Combating deforestation
View the documentChapter 12: Managing fragile ecosystems: combating desertification and drought
View the documentChapter 13: Managing fragile ecosystems: sustainable mountain development
View the documentChapter 14: Promoting sustainable agriculture and rural development
View the documentChapter 15: Conservation of biological diversity introduction
View the documentChapter 16: Environmentally sound management of biotechnology
View the documentChapter 17: Protection of the oceans, all kinds of seas, including enclosed and semi-enclosed seas, and coastal areas & the protection, rational use and development of their living resources
View the documentChapter 18: Protection of the quality and supply of freshwater resources: application of integrated approaches to the development, management and use of water resources
View the documentChapter 19: Environmentally sound management of toxic chemicals, including prevention of illegal international traffic in toxic and dangerous products
View the documentChapter 20: Environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes, including prevention of illegal international traffic in hazardous wastes
View the documentChapter 21: Environmentally sound management of solid wastes and sewage-related issues
View the documentChapter 22: Safe and environmentally sound management of radioactive wastes
close this folderSection III. Strengthening the role of major groups
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View the documentChapter 23: Preamble
View the documentChapter 24: Global action for women towards sustainable and equitable development
View the documentChapter 25: Hildren and youth in sustainable development
View the documentChapter 26: Recognizing and strengthening the role of indigenous people and their communities
View the documentChapter 27: Strengthening the role of non-governmental organizations: partners for sustainable development
View the documentChapter 28: Local authorities' initiatives in support of Agenda 21
View the documentChapter 29: Strengthening the role of workers and their trade unions
View the documentChapter 30: Strengthening the role of business and industry
View the documentChapter 31: Scientific and technological community
View the documentChapter 32: Strengthening the role of farmers
close this folderSection IV. Means of implementation
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View the documentChapter 33: Financial resources and mechanisms
View the documentChapter 34: Transfer of environmentally sound technology, cooperation & capacity-building
View the documentChapter 35: Science for sustainable development
View the documentChapter 36: Promoting education, public awareness and training
View the documentChapter 37: National mechanisms and international cooperation for capacity-building in developing countries
View the documentChapter 38: International institutional arrangements
View the documentChapter 39: International legal instruments and mechanisms
View the documentChapter 40: Information for decision-making