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Rio Declaration

Published August 12, 1992



Rio Declaration

The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was produced and adopted on August 12, 1992 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development (“Earth Summit”). It is a non-binding instrument containing 27 principles of environmental law pertaining to sustainable development.


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