The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (1992)

The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development is a set of principles that recognize the importance of preserving the environment and set forth international guidelines for doing so. They were compiled at the United Nations Conference for Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 and serves as some of the standards by which UN Member countries create domestic and international environmental policies and by which they form agreements or organizations with one another, as it pertains to the environment and conservation.

Date Published

Wednesday, August 12, 1992

Resource Type

Agreements

Subject

Climate Change, Environment & Development

Organization

United Nations