Improving coordination of waste management programmes in the United Nations system

This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), Rio de Janeiro 1992, now coordinated by the UN Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends launching a settlement infrastructure and environment programme following UNCED to coordinate the activities of all organizations of the UN system involved in this area and including a clearing-house for information dissemination on all waste management issues.
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal