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Earth Summit:

see United Nations Conference on Environment and DevelopmentUnited Nations Conference on Environment and Development
(UNCED) or Earth Summit,
an 11-day meeting held in June, 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to discuss the global conflict between economic development and environmental protection.
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A future Gold Cup winner and subsequent Grand National hero served up festive feats at Kempton and Chepstow with bookmakers seemingly in high spirits as they offered 10-1 about See More Business in the King George and a whopping 25-1 that Earth Summit would scale the heights in a gruelling Welsh National.
The importance of satellite and space technology for environmental monitoring purposes was highlighted by the UAE Space Agency at the Eye of Earth Summit 2015 in Abu Dhabi.
6 (BNA): Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the board of trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charity and Humanitarian Foundation, today inaugurated the second Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi.
Sustainability thought leaders, members of the United Nations and global experts in environmental and information networking will convene in Abu Dhabi tomorrow for Eye on Earth Summit 2015.
The Rio+20, also known as Earth Summit 2012, is taking place 20 years after the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, where countries adopted Agenda 21, which is a blueprint to rethink economic growth, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection.
Summary: Exhibition to focus mainly on results from last year's Eye on the Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi
Twenty years after the 1992 Earth Summit -- which put the issue of sustainable development into the public spotlight, and produced two legally binding, if widely ignored treaties, plus important agreements such as Agenda 21 -- world leaders are returning to Rio de Janeiro to take another shot at sustainable global development.
Summary: DUBAI - A delegation from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) headed by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the DSCE, will join the official UAE delegation, headed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to attend the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro from June 20-22.
President Barack Obama will skip +20 Earth Summit later this month in Rio de Janeiro.
Colombo, June 8 -- Priyanthi Rajapaksa from the Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association, has been selected by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) as a member of its delegation to the Earth Summit 2012 (Rio+20).
NNA - Following is the message of the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki moon, on World Environment Day, 5 June: 'Nearly 20 years after the 1992 Earth Summit, the world is once again on the road to Rio - the site of the June 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
The Weather Channel's Forecast Earth is inviting high school students to be part of the Forecast Earth Summit, Dec.

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