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United Nations Documents: Agenda 21, Millennium Development Goals, United Nations List of Non-Self-Governing Territories

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Agenda 21, United Nations List of Non-Self-Governing Territories, Millennium Development Goals, Earth Charter, United Nations Document Codes, Development Assistance Database, United Nations System of National Accounts, Monterrey Consensus, Declaration by United Nations, Barbados Programme of Action, Dag Hammarskj?ld Library, ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Agenda 21, United Nations List of Non-Self-Governing Territories, Millennium Development Goals, Earth Charter, United Nations Document Codes, Development Assistance Database, United Nations System of National Accounts, Monterrey Consensus, Declaration by United Nations, Barbados Programme of Action, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, 2010 Biodiversity Target, Un Competitive Examination, Chapter I of the United Nations Charter, Forest Principles, United Nations Treaty Series, United Nations Multilingual Terminology Database, the Book of Aspirations, Broad Economic Categories, Hamburg Rules, Facts for Life, Un Chronicle, Ten Threats, Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Yearbook of the United Nations, Unedocs. Excerpt: The 2010 Biodiversity Target is an overall conservation target aiming to halt the decline of biodiversity by the end of the year 2010.History of the 2010 Biodiversity Target It was first adopted by EU Heads of State at the EU Summit in Gothenburg in June 2001. They decided that "biodiversity decline should be halted with the aim of reaching this objective by 2010" .One year later, the Convention on Biological Diversity 's sixth Conference of the Parties adopted the Strategic Plan for the Convention in Decision VI/26. The Decision says "Parties commit themselves to a more effective and coherent implementation of the three objectives of the Convention, to achieve by 2010 a significant reduction of the current rate of biodiversity loss at the global, regional and national level as a contribution to poverty alleviation and to the benefit of all life on earth." The World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg in 2002 confirmed the 2010 Biodiversity Target and called for "the achievement by 2010 of a significant reduction in the c...

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781156727157
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/23/2010
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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