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Title: UNESCO Convention on Protection & Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, 2005

Based on the principles of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; sovereignty; equal dignity of and respect for all cultures; international solidarity and cooperation; complementarity of economic and cultural aspects of development; sustainable development; equitable access; openness and balance the Convention has the following objectives. To protect and promote...

Title: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

Land degradation and desertification threaten the livelihoods of over 1 billion people in more than 110 countries - the UNCCD is therefore a global response to this shared problem. The Convention was established as a result of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, in 1992 and is the first international treaty to recognize the linkages between poverty and environmental...

Title: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The convention aims to achieve stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system within a time frame sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to ensure that food production is not threatened and to enable economic development to proceed in a...