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Unformatted text preview: water, land, flora and fauna and especially representative samples of natural ecosystems, must be safeguarded for the benefit of present and future generations through careful planning or management, as appropriate. Institution: UNEP, 1972 Institution: UNEP, 1972 The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): not an agency but programme was founded as a result of the UN Conference on Human Environment in June 1972, Headquarters in Nairobi Kenyea, it has six regional offices, AsiaPacificBangkok UNEP's structure includes six substantive Divisions: Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA) Division of Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI) Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) Division of Regional Cooperation (DRC) Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC) Division of Communications and Public Information (DCPI). Stockholm to Rio
Stockholm The World Heritage Convention, 1972, UNESCO
The cultural heritage and the natural heritage are increasingly threatened with destruction not only by the traditional causes of decay, but also by changing social and economic conditions which aggravate the situation with even more formidable phenomena of damage or destruction Sundarbans World Heritage site inscribed in 1987. The London Ocean Dumping Convention, 1972
The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships (MARPOL), 1973
United Nations Convention on the law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 1982 Vienna Convention for the Protecti...
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