Commission on Sustainable Development Acting as the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit for Sustainable Development Fourth Session. Chairman’s Text for Negotiation.
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Introduction 1. The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, provided the fundamental principles and the programme of action for achieving sustainable development. We strongly reaffirm our commitment to the Rio principles, the full implementation of Agenda 21 and the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21. We also commit ourselves to achieving the internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the United Nations Millennium Declaration and the outcomes of the major UN Conferences and international agreements since 1992. 2. This plan of implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development will further build on the achievements made since Rio and expedite the realization of the remaining goals. To this end, we commit ourselves to undertake concrete actions and measures at all levels, bearing in mind the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities. These efforts will also promote the integration of the three components of sustainable development: economic growth, social development and environmental protection, as mutually reinforcing pillars. Poverty eradication and changing unsustainable patterns of production and consumption are overarching objectives of sustainable development and an essential requirement for promoting environmental protection.
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