1971: Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (“Ramsar Convention”)
1972: Stockholm Declaration
1973: Convention on International Trade in Endangered species of Wild flora and fauna (CITES)
1982: Nairobi Declaration
1985: Vienna convention for the protection of ozone layer
1987: Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
1987: Our Common Future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development (“Brundtland Report”)
1992: Agenda 21
1992: Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
1992: Convention on Biological Diversity
1997: Protocol to the UNFCCC (“Kyoto Protocol”)
1998: Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (“Rotterdam Convention”)
2000: The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (“Cartagena Protocol”)
2001: Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (“Stockholm Convention”)
2010: The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (‘Nagoya Protocol’)
2012: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – RIO +20
2015: Paris Agreement (To replace Kyoto Protocol)

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