Links to selected environmental and global change-related
documents from the United Nations are provided below.
UNCED (Rio Summit) report
A link to a gopher server that contains English versions of the UNCED
- Environmental Effects of Ozone
Depletion (Executive Summary)
This United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) report comes between
the Assessments of 1994 and 1998 on the Environmental Effects of Ozone
Depletion. The Executive Summary presented here confirms previous research
and presents new findings concerning: Ozone and UV changes; health effects
of ozone depletion; and the effects of ozone depletion on terrestrial
and aquatic ecosystems as well as on biogeochemical cycles and air quality.
- Oslo Roundtable Conference on Sustainable
Production and Consumption
A statement by Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Executive Director of the UNEP,
at the Oslo Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Production and Consumption
(8 Feb 1995).
- Review of
A review and appraisal of the implementation of Agenda 21.
- UN Conferences and Events
A web page maintained by the UN that lists upcoming UN Conferences,
Events, and General Assembly Special Sessions.
- UN General Assembly Documents
A web page that contains General Assembly Documents, Secretary General
Reports, Security Council Resolutions, and Economic and Social Council