From the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development 1992:
“Principle 4: In order to achieve sustainable development, environmental protection should constitute an integral part of the development process and cannot be in isolation from it…”
“Principle 21: The creativity, ideals and courage of the youth of the world should be mobilised to forge a global partnership in order to achieve sustainable development and ensure a better future for all.”
Welcome to Module 13 Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues. The purpose of this module is to:
- increase your knowledge of the sustainable development and environmental issues that affect youth around the world
- provide you with the skills that will enable you to contribute to positive change in the present state of the environment
- enable you to lead and support group activities that will help to promote environmentally sustainable development.