The Role of the United Nations from Stockholm to Johannesburg

Lisa Nelson

California State Polytechnic University

"Thirty years ago, in Stockholm, we agreed on the urgent need to respond to the problem of environmental deterioration. Ten years ago, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro, we agreed that the protection of the environment and social and economic development are fundamental to sustainable development, based on the Rio Principles. .The Johannesburg Summit has also confirmed that significant progress has been made towards achieving a global consensus and partnership among all the people of our planet."

—From the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development [1].

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