Sustainable Development

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.

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Sustainable Development