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
Eco-Efficiency Indicators: Measuring Resource-use Efficiency and the Impact of Economic Activities on the Environment
UNESCAP, 2009
by: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

ESCAP, its partners and Asia-Pacific countries have advocated "green growth" as a strategy to
achieve sustainable development in the resource-constrained, high-poverty context of the Asian
and the Pacific region.

The conventional "grow now, clean up later" approaches to economic growth are increasingly
placing the futures of regional economies and societies at risk. The forward-thinking policymaker
is tasked to promote development based on eco-efficient economic growth and, at the same
time, record more inclusive gains in human welfare and socio-economic progress. In order to
assist policymakers in responding to such challenges, ESCAP’s activity on green growth has been
developed to focus on five paths: sustainable infrastructure development; investment in natural
capital; green tax and budget reform; sustainable consumption and production; and the greening
of business and markets.

The ESCAP “Greening of economic growth” series provides policymakers with quick access to
clear, easy-to-read guidance to specific "green growth" policy tools and actions.

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