• UN Conference on the Environment Convenes

    UN Conference on the Environment Convenes
    • It was the world's first conference to raise awareness of major environmental issues.
    • There were created some important resolutions like: the Stockholm Declaration and Action Plan for the Human Environment.
  • Brundtland Report

    Brundtland  Report
    -Established that environmental problems were a consequence of the problems of poverty in the South and the high production and consumption presented in the North.
  • Montreal Protocol

    Montreal   Protocol
    It is a global agreement to protect the ozone layer by controlling the production and consumption of elements and substances that degrade the ozone layer.
  • Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change

    Intergovernmental  Panel Climate Change
    • It was created to alert scientists to control climate change and thus create policies to mitigate this problem.
    • Also to provide scientific information to policy makers on the state of knowledge on climate change.
  • Basel Convention

    Basel  Convention
    • It was created to protect human health and the environment from the effects of hazardous wastes.
  • Rio Earth Summit

    Rio Earth  Summit
    • ts main objective was to create a model that would create a new model for international action on environmental and development issues that would help guide international cooperation and development policy.
  • WTO

    • Its objective is to encourage trade in order to improve the quality of life, increase employment, etc.
  • Kyoto Protocol

    Kyoto  Protocol
    • International treaty which extended the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
    • Commits state parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, based on the scientific consensus that global warming is occurring.
  • Millennium Declaration

    Millennium  Declaration
    • The UN General Assembly adopted some 60 goals regarding peace; development; environment; human rights; the vulnerable, hungry, and poor; Africa; and the United Nations which is called Millennium Declaration
  • World Summit on Sustainable Development

    World Summit  on Sustainable  Development
    • Adopted a Political Declaration and Implementation Plan which included provisions covering a set of activities and measures to be taken in order to achieve development that takes into account respect for the environment.
  • UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

    UN Framework  Convention on   Climate Change
    • Established an international environmental treaty to combat dangerous human interference with the climate system, in part by stabilizing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere.
  • UN Conference on Sustainable Development

    UN Conference  on Sustainable  Development
    • Was the third international conference on sustainable development aimed at reconciling the economic and environmental goals of the global community.
    • Hosted by Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
  • First UN Environment Assembly

    First UN Environment  Assembly
    • “A Life of Dignity for All - Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Post-2015 Development Agenda, including sustainable consumption and production” and the conference is expected to deliver a number of outcomes that will result in actions to address key environmental challenges faced by the world today.
  • UN Members Reunion

    UN Members  Reunion
    • More than 150 world leaders are expected to attend the Summit to formally adopt the Sustainable Development Goals, a set of 17 goals aiming to achieve three key things: Ending extreme poverty; fighting inequality and injustice; and fixing climate change.
    • The goals are designed to benefit all people, in all countries of the world.
  • Paris Agreement

    Paris Agreement
    • Builds upon the UNFCCC and, for the first time, brings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so.
  • World Health Organization

    World Health  Organization
    • It was done so that everyone and everywhere can achieve a very high level of health. They are in charge of coordinating responses to a health emergency.