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2017
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2015
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2014
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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
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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
A fresh look at the green economy
Oxfam America, 2010

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This report, by Oxfam America, re‐examines the green economy in America with a particular focus on green jobs that build resilience to climate change. The report reveals that two million people already work in fields that contribute to building resilience to climate change across the USA. However, it goes on to state that substantial investment will be required not just in the mitigation of carbon emissions that emp climate change, but in adapting to the effects brought about by the changing climate.

Investment in development and deployment of new technologies and strategies can build resilience to the negative consequences of climate change, create jobs and save lives at the same time. This report focuses more on jobs that relate to adaptation rather than mitigation of climate change effects.