Earth Summit

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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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And the newly established United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development started to scrutinize the implementation of the Rio decisions at its annual meetings.
The EU intends to tackle this issue during the scheduled May 2007 meeting of the United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development.
The Forum is being organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe as a regional initiative and contribution to the forthcoming ninth United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD-9, New Yourk, April, 2000, a follow-up to the 1992 Rio Conference).

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