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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
Changing Unsustainable Patterns of Consumption & Production: Experiences in Human Settlements & Water
UNDESA, 2004
CSD-12 Background Paper No. 11

The Johannesburg Summit noted that fundamental changes in the way societies produce and consume are indispensable for achieving global sustainable development. It agreed that all countries should promote sustainable consumption and production patterns, with the developed countries taking the lead and with all countries benefiting from the process. For this purpose, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI) called for the development of a 10-year framework of programmes in support of national and regional initiatives to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production to promote social and economic development.

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