At the U.N. Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED, Rio de Janeiro, june 1992) worldleaders agreed upon 'Agenda 21', an agenda for the 21st century aiming at sustainable development worldwide. At the 'Earth Summit+5' (New York, june 1997) implementation was reviewed. Next was 'Johannesburg' in 2002.
Programme of action, adopted at Earth Summit+5, June 27 1997 (ASCII, 168 Kb) Earth Summit+5 concludes (June 28 1997 UN news clippings) EARTH SUMMIT+5 (link to UN web site, last updated October 6, 1997)
Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly to Review and Appraise the Implementation of Agenda 21, held in New York, June 23-27 1997
UNCED/Agenda 21 documents (link to UN gopher site) 1995 UN proposal for reviewing implementation of Agenda 21 in 1997 Official Johannesburg Summit web site (WSSD, 2002) Independent 'Joburg Media' Archive