WorldLeadersTV: UNEP: 012 Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5)
United Nations Environment Programme: UNEP
The United Nations Environment Programme: (UNEP) provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and its people to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. See: http://www.unep.org/
The Rio+20 Conference focuses on two themes: (a) a green economy in the context of sustainable development poverty eradication; and (b) the institutional framework for sustainable development. See: http://www.unep.org/rio20/
Sustainable development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Seen as the guiding principle for long-term global development, sustainable development consists of three pillars: economic development, social development and environmental protection.
( United Nations Environment Programme: UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya )
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