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Johanesburg Summit

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Achieving sustainable development is not an easy task. Significant changes will be needed in decision making at the highest levels, and behavior by producers and consumers to reach for development that meets the needs of today without sacrificing the needs of future generations.
Ten years ago, the "Earth Summit" in Rio de Janeiro and Agenda 21 have contributed to the issuing of sustainable development.
Commitments alone proved insufficient for this task. As there were fully integrated economic, social and environmental
There was a break with the unsustainable practices, which led to the current predicament.
We live on one planet, connected to environmental, social and economic and cultural relations through the Internet to generate a form of our lives. If we are to achieve sustainable development will need to show greater responsibility for the ecosystems upon which all life, because a single human community and for our generations to come, living tomorrow with the consequences of decisions taken today.
Johannesburg Summit 2002 is an opportunity to rejuvenate trying to build a better future sustainable development. Summit must bring the world together, and global partnerships and to start implementation of Agenda 21.
Must send the message that sustainable development is not only a necessity but also an exceptional opportunity to put our economies and societies on a more sustainable footing.
United Nations look forward to working closely with all concerned leaders, governments, NGOs and civil society groups worldwide in Johannesburg and beyond to implement a new ethics of global conservation .
1. The Conference in Johannesburg (Hoteles* Summit for Sustainable Development) *

World Summit on Sustainable Development, or Earth Summit 2002 held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 26 August to 4 September 2002. It was convened to talk about sustainable development by the United Nations. World Summit on Sustainable...


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