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Record 1 2011-08-05


Subject field(s)
  • Conference Titles
  • Environmental Management
  • Economic Co-operation and Development

... held in Vienna, Austria in November 1991 by the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU). The objective of the Conference was to "bring together the understanding and judgment of the world scientific community on the issues of highest priority for the future of the environment and development," and the Conference outcome "was to provide both a consolidated contribution to the Rio Conference and a perspective for the future of international science in these and related areas." This agenda discusses problems of the environment and development (such as population and natural resource use; agriculture, land use and degradation; industry and waste; energy; health) as well as scientific understanding of the earth system (for instance, global cycles; atmosphere and climate; marine and coastal systems; terrestrial systems; freshwater resources; biodiversity).


Informally called "ASCEND 21 Conference".

Key term(s)
  • International Conference on ASCEND
  • ICSU International Conference on an Agenda of Science for Environment and Development into the 21st century


  • Titres de conférences
  • Gestion environnementale
  • Coopération et développement économiques
Key term(s)
  • Conférence internationale du CIUS sur un programme d'action scientifique pour l'environnement et le développement dans la perspective du 21e siècle


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Títulos de conferencias
  • Gestión del medio ambiente
  • Cooperación y desarrollo económicos
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