Rio Summit

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A 1992 conference that provided a forum for addressing the population-related and other man-made changes on the global ecosystem
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The accord will next travel to Rio de Janeiro for signature by world leaders in June during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development.
One of the more important moments in women's growing involvement in environmental decision-making processes goes back to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio," says Martha Chouchena-Rojas, head of policy, biodiversity, and international agreements at IUCN--the World Conservation Union, a Swiss-based global union of governments, agencies, and nongovernmental organizations dedicated to conserving biological diversity worldwide.
Diplomats aim to have the treaty ready in time for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in June 1992.
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