United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3-14 June1992

Sectors : Sustainable development, Peace-building and peacekeeping
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
1992
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Environment - Sustainable development

"Principle 24

Warfare is inherently destructive of sustainable development.  States shall therefore respect international law providing protection for the environment in times of armed conflict and cooperate in its further development, as necessary…

…Principle 26

States shall resolve all their environmental disputes peacefully and by appropriate means in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations.”
 

Scope: 
International