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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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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.
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