Wednesday, April 11, 2012
United Nations Agenda 21 "Sustainable Development" program
Agenda 21, "sustainable development" is defined by the United Nations with goals as follows: "1) Integration of the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development in policy-making at international, regional and national levels; 2) Wide-spread adoption of an integrated, cross-sectoral and broadly participatory approach to sustainable development; 3) Measurable progress in the implementation of the goals and targets of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation.
multi-year work program. Issues: Poverty eradication, Changing unsustainable patterns of consumption and production, Protecting and managing the natural resource base of economic and social development, Sustainable development in a globalizing world, Health and sustainable development, Sustainable development of SIDS, Sustainable development for Africa, Other regional initiatives, Means of implementation, Institutional framework for sustainable development, Gender equality, and Education."
Posted by Kathy Meeh