Main Milestones
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
Japan’s New Growth Strategy to Create Demand and Jobs
OECD, 2011
by: Japan

This paper puts forward a strategy for Japan to forge new areas of growth, create demand and jobs through regulatory reform and fiscal measures. A series of key challenges are identified that include climate change, and ageing populations which, according to the strategy, can be turned into sources of green growth.

The strategy states that market‐based initiatives such as an effective emissions trading system would promote private investment and green innovation. Other policies that encourage further economic integration with Asia are discussed such as reducing agricultural subsidies and bringing down barriers to trade and foreign workers.

Seven strategic growth areas are presented in the strategy, one of which is green innovation. This area comprises three national strategic projects to promote green growth. These are:

• Introduce a feed‐in tariff system to expand the renewable energy market;

• Use the Future City Initiative to promote the use of eco‐products and services; and,

• Revitalise forestry and raise the self‐sufficiency ratio to over 50%.