Rio Treaty

Rio Treaty

International environmental agreement approved at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Negotiations began in 1988 under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Program. Its goals are the conservation of the planet's biodiversity and the fair use of its resources. By the early 21st century, more than 185 governments were party to the agreement.

Variants of RIO TREATY

Rio Treaty officially Convention on Biological Diversity

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