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1

How many governments attended?

172

2

What was the summit’s purpose?

Set an agenda for the sustainable development of the earths resources

3

What two conventions were agreed upon?

Hint
un.n.ecessary c.at b.ig d.og
U.nder n.ew f.ood c.ontrol c.ant c.omplain c.itizens

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UNFCCCC

4

The 1997 New York follow up meeting was held to?

Assess the succession of the earth summit and future directions

5

What gaps were identified in New York?

Social equity and poverty

6

What summit was held ten years after Rio?

The Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable development

7

What did the The Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable development address?

Social issues which aimed to reduce poverty and increase access to safe drinking water

8

What year marked the 20th anniversary of the rio summit?

2012

9

What did the 20th anniversary commence?

Progress towards internationally agreed commitments (CO2 reductions)