Published 28 Aug 2002
Last modified 13 Apr 2011, 07:16 PM
At the Johannesburg Summit, Heads of State and Government and other national delegates, representatives from international organisations and leaders from non-governmental organizations (NGOs), businesses and other major groups are presently discussing difficult challenges for sustainable development, including improving the quality of life and conserving our natural resources in a world that is growing in population, with ever-increasing demands for food, water, shelter, sanitation, energy, health services and economic security.
The climate deal agreed in Paris by 195 countries is the first-ever universal and legally binding agreement of its kind. The Paris agreement is the result of many years of preparation, dialogue and ...