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Earth Summit

  • By: Ingrid Boas
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Earth Summit—formally known as the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)—was held from June 3 to June 14, 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It heralded a new era as it initiated a global compact to achieve sustainable ...

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