Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organizations of the United Nations System, Governments, and Major Groups in every area in which human impacts on the environment.
The UN, in 1972, convened the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, in Stockholm. It was a landmark event, and its final Declaration contains 19 principles that represent an environmental manifesto for our times.
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) launched a new internet based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point