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
Case Studies of Market Transformation: Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
UNDESA, 2007
Energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies face a number of barriers in the market-place, ranging from lack of public awareness, technical barriers, and lack of viable financing models. Drawing on DESA?s involvement in technical cooperation projects, this publication outlines some of the experiences and lessons learned in promoting more energy efficient refrigerators and renewable energy in China, market transformation through appliance standards and labelling, and commercializing renewable energy in India.

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