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Sustainable Development

Frequently asked questions about Sustainable Development

At the UN Millennium Summit in September 2000, 189 world leaders unanimously adopted the Millennium Declaration, pledging “We will spare no effort to free our fellow men, women and children from the abject and dehumanizing conditions of extreme...read more

The definition of sustainable development recognizes the importance of the environment by emphasizing conservation and enhancement of the resource base and merging environment and economics in decision-making. The importance of the environment is...read more

Yes; by exploring the opportunities for a non-climate policy track to integrate climate concerns into other policy areas, i.e. ‘mainstreaming climate change’. These policies can be implemented at local, national and various international levels....read more