Q. 25.0( 7 Votes )

Mark correct or wrong against each of the following statements about the Earth Summit:

(a) It was attended by 170 countries, thousands of NGOs and many MNCs.

(b) The summit was held under the aegis of the UN.

(c) For the first time, global environmental issues were firmly consolidated at the political level.

(d) It was a summit meeting.

Answer :

(a) Correct.


The summit was attended by 170 countries, thousands of NGOs and many MNCs.


(b) Correct.


The summit was held under the aegis of UN.


The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), also known as the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit , Rio Summit, Rio Conference, and Earth Summit, was a major United Nations conference held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.


(c) Correct.


The growing focus upon environmental issues was firmly consolidated on the political level at the United Nations Conference on Environment and development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, also called the Earth Summit. 170 nations of the world were a part of this conference and came together in order to take steps towards environmental conservation.


(d) Incorrect


The Earth Summit was a United Nations ‘conference’.


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