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Main Milestones
2017
The Ocean Conference
2015
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Paris Agreement
2014
SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway
2013
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
2012
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, RIO +20: the Future We Want
2010
Five-year review of the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation: MSI+5
2005
BPOA+10: Mauritius Strategy of Implementation
2002
World Summit on Sustainable (WSSD) Rio+10: Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
1999
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)+5
1997
UNGASS -19: Earth Summit +5
1994
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)
1993
Start of CSD
1992
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Agenda 21
1987
Our Common Future
1972
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference)
Creation of UNEP
Measuring Environmental Action and Economic Performance in Developing Countries
GGKP Research Committee on Trade and Competitiveness, 2015
Since the end of the twentieth century, environmental concerns have continued to grow with the scale and diffusion of environmental problems, including forest degradation, oil spills, ozone depletion, biodiversity loss, the illegal trade of wildlife and, more recently, anthropogenic climate change. In parallel, increased globalization, the dismantling of trade barriers, transnational economic activity, international economic competition and consumer demand from various parts of the world have accelerated. This has given rise to widespread debates on the nature of the relationship between the economy and the environment.

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