strategy

Reducing harmful impacts of human settlements in coastal zones

Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends improvement of coastal human settlements, especially in housing, drinking water and treatment and disposal of sewage, solid wastes and industrial effluents.

Subjects:
Land and coastal forms
Settlements
Hazards
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies