Which one of the following is the correct definition of“ Agenda 21”?
It is an action plan of U.N.O for protecting human rights.
It is a book of 21 chapters on nuclear disarmament.
It is an action plan for sustainable development.
It is an agenda for the election of the president in the next meeting of SAARC.
The correct option is D It is an action plan for sustainable development.
Agenda 21 is a non-binding, voluntarily
implemented action plan of the United Nations
with regard to sustainable development. It is a
product of the UN Conference on Environment and
Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, in 1992. The "21" in Agenda 21 refers to the