Strengthening national and local environmental protection agencies

Upgrading capabilities in environmental protection agencies

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 creating and strengthening independent environmental control bodies at the national and local levels. It indicates that international organizations and donors should support necessary upgrading of manpower skills and provision of equipment.

Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal