Stockholm 1972

February 21, 2011

The UN Conference on the Human Environment, better known as the Stockholm Conference, was held in 1972 in Stockholm. It was the UN’s first major conference on international environmental issues and is recognized at the beginning of contemporary political and public awareness of global environmental issues. The declaration produced in Stockholm contains 26 principles regarding environment and development, an Action Plan with 109 recommendations, and a Resolution. Read the full declaration here.