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1
Q
How many governments attended?
A
172
2
Q
What was the summit’s purpose?
A
Set an agenda for the sustainable development of the earths resources
3
Q
What two conventions were agreed upon?

Hint
un.n.ecessary c.at b.ig d.og
U.nder n.ew f.ood c.ontrol c.ant c.omplain c.itizens
A
UNCBD

UNFCCCC
4
Q
The 1997 New York follow up meeting was held to?
A
Assess the succession of the earth summit and future directions
5
Q
What gaps were identified in New York?
A
Social equity and poverty
6
Q
What summit was held ten years after Rio?
A
The Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable development
7
Q
What did the The Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable development address?
A
Social issues which aimed to reduce poverty and increase access to safe drinking water
8
Q
What year marked the 20th anniversary of the rio summit?
A
2012
9
Q
What did the 20th anniversary commence?
A
Progress towards internationally agreed commitments (CO2 reductions)