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United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)

Item | Text | Ref # UNC 1 and 3 | Held by Environment and Conservation Organisations of New Zealand

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Title:

United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)

Creator:

ECO NZ

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Item

Resource type / medium:

Text | Files

Extent:

2 boxes

Reference number:

UNC 1 and 3

Description:

Box 1:
SUSTAINABILITY, POPULATION, POVERTY AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Combating Poverty, Changing Consumption Patterns and Demographic Dynamics and Sustainability
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Cross-Sectorial Issues: Progress Report on Poverty and Environmental Degradation
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - International Policies to Accelerator sustainable development in developing countries and related domestic Policies
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Promoting Sustainable Human Settlements Development
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Environmental Health Aspects of Development
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Protection and Promotion of Human Health
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection and Management of Land Resources: Alternative Sustainable Systems of Production
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Integrated Approach to Planning and Management of Land Resources
United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations 1990

GLOBAL RESOURCES/PROBLEMS
Subject: Managing Fragile Ecosystems - Desertification, soil loss
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Managing Fragile Ecosystems, Combating Desertification and Drought
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection and Management of Land Resources: Soil Loss
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection and Management of Land Resources: Soil Loss Progress report on the preparations for the FAO/Netherlands Conference on Agriculture and Environment

Subject: SUSTAINABLE MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT
UNCED 1992 - Mountain Agenda
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Managing Fragile Ecosystems: Sustainable Mountain Development

Subject: FRESHWATER RESOURCES
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 to 1992 - Protection of the Quality and Supply of Freshwater Resources: Application of Integrated approaches to the Development, Management and use of water resources

Subject: MARINE & COASTAL ISSUES
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Global aspects of marine pollution (Convention on the Prevention of Marine pollution by dumping of wastes and other matter)
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 to 1992 - Protection of Oceans, all kinds of seas including enclosed and semi-enclosed seas, coastal areas and the Protection, Rational use and Development of their living resources

Subject: LAND RESOURCES: DEFORESTATION
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Land resources: deforestation (revised decision submitted by the Chairman on the basis of informal consultations)
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Land resources: deforestation (a non-legally binding authoritative statement of principles for a global consensus on the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests)
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Combatting deforestation: options for Agenda 21
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection of Land Resources: Deforestation, Conservation and Development of Forests
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Compilation of Government's Views on Forests

Subject: PROTECTION OF THE ATMOSPHERE: CLIMATE CHANGE, AIR POLLUTION AND OZONE DEPLETION
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection of the atmosphere: climate change (Report on costing Exercises of measures adopted to limit possible climate changes)
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection of the Atmosphere: Sectoral Issues Part 1
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection of the Atmosphere: Options for Agenda-21
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Protection of the Atmosphere: Climate Change (synthesis report on ongoing processes and recommendations)

Subject: BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Conservation of Biolgoical Diversity - options for Agenda 21 (Chairman's summary and proposals for action, Working Group 1)
UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme (Ad-Hoc working group of legal and technical experts on biological diversity 1991)
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Conservation of Biological Diversity

Subject: WASTE MANAGEMENT
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Environmentally Sound Management of Solid Wastes and Sewage

Subject: HAZARDOUS & TOXIC WASTE
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Environmentally Sound Management of Toxic Chemicals
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Environmentally Sound management of Toxic Chemicals - Prevention of illegal International Traffic in Toxic and Dangerous Products and Wastes
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - prevention of illegal international traffic in toxic and dangerous wastes

Subject: RADIOACTIVE WASTE
UNCED Prep Committee 1992 - Safe and Environmentally SOund Management of Radioactive Wastes
UNCED Prep Committee 1991 - Promote the safe and environmentally sound management of radioactive wastes through International Agreements

Box 3:
Earth Summit Plus 5 - 1997
Global Environmental Outlook 1997-
Programme for the further implementation of Agenda 21 - adopted by the Nineteenth Special Session of the General Assembly 23-27 June 1997
"General debate statement at the 44th session of the United National General Assembly"
ENDAT. m. 1992 "Poverty and the Environment - what prospects?"
"Action for UNCED" WWF International 1992
Report of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development"
"Draft declaration of the conference as adopted by consensus at 6th meeting of the informal consultations on June 17, 1991"
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific - report of the NGO/media
ASEAN COPAP COordinating Group on Foresty's stand on UNCED Issues on Forestry 1991
People's Land. Centre for COordination and Information. Moscow 1994
Socio-Ecological Union: General information Moscow 1994
THe Asian and Pacific Input to the United Nations COnference on Environment and Development (Brazil, 1992, UN)
UNCED Fourth Session of the Preparatory Committee, New York. 1992.
Prep Com Second Session Geneva 1991
Misc. correspondence and articles relating to UNCED 1991-1992
NZ National Report to UNCED Correspondence and Draft

Dates covered:

Circa 1991 - Circa 1997

Language:

English

Access conditions:

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