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#ThrowbackThursday. In June 1972, the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, also known as the Stockholm Conference. It was the first Conference dealing with environmental issues and policy. At this Conference, participants found agreement on a 26 principles declaration to fight against pollution, and agreed to meet each 10 years in order to discuss the Earth situation. The Conference also announced the birth of the #UN Environment. Human Environment, Environmental Issues, United Nations, Geneva, Stockholm, 10 Years, Conference, Birth, June
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#ThrowbackThursday. In June 1972, the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, also known as the Stockholm Conference. It was the first Conference dealing with environmental issues and policy. At this Conference, participants found agreement on a 26 principles declaration to fight against pollution, and agreed to meet each 10 years in order to discuss the Earth situation. The Conference also announced the birth of the #UN Environment.

#ThrowbackThrusday. At the 8th IUCN Congress, held in Kenya in 1963, delegates began calling for the creation of an international convention to regulate trade of rare or threatened species to ensure that international trade of wild animals and plants did not threaten their survival. IUCN took the lead in drafting the convention and circulated an initial draft of the proposed convention 1964. Subsequent drafts were circulated to all members of the United Nations in 1967, 1969 and 1971.

#ThrowbackThrusday. At the 8th IUCN Congress, held in Kenya in 1963, delegates began calling for the creation of an international convention to regulate trade of rare or threatened species to ensure that international trade of wild animals and plants did not threaten their survival. IUCN took the lead in drafting the convention and circulated an initial draft of the proposed convention 1964. Subsequent drafts were circulated to all members of the United Nations in 1967, 1969 and 1971.

Do you know Julian Huxley ? Sir Julian Huxley was the first director of the UNESCO He was also Secretary General of the Zoological Society of and he played an important role for the creation of the IUCN in 1948 and the creation of the WWF in Friday Facts, Editorial News, The Prestige, Stock Photos, London, Paris, Geneva, History, Secretary

#Fridayfacts Do you know Julian Huxley ? Sir Julian Huxley was the first director of the UNESCO (1946-1948). He was also Secretary General of the Zoological Society of London(1935-1942) and he played an important role for the creation of the IUCN in 1948 and the creation of the WWF in 1961.

On 29 Apr 1958 the UN Conference on the Law of the Sea in opened for signature 4 conventions leading to 1982 Montego Bay's Convention International Court Of Justice, Geneva Conventions, Continental Shelf, United Nations General Assembly, Main Page, Montego Bay, North Sea, Law, The Unit

On 29 Apr 1958 the UN Conference on the Law of the Sea in #GENeva opened for signature 4 conventions leading to 1982 Montego Bay's Convention

The WMO was created in March 1950 and worked jointly with its parent organization, the International Meteorological Organization for one year. This first Organization was initially established in Vienna and moved in 1939, in Switzerland, as it was a neutral country during the war. In 1999, WMO moved to its new building in Geneva. WMO and UN Environment jointly set up IPCC in 1988, to prepare, based on available scientific information, assessments on all aspects of climate change and its… Geneva, Vienna, Climate Change, Assessment, Switzerland, Neutral, Environment, March, Parenting
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The WMO was created in March 1950 and worked jointly with its parent organization, the International Meteorological Organization for one year. This first Organization was initially established in Vienna and moved in 1939, in Switzerland, as it was a neutral country during the war. In 1999, WMO moved to its new building in Geneva. WMO and UN Environment jointly set up IPCC in 1988, to prepare, based on available scientific information, assessments on all aspects of climate change and its…

WWF came into existence on 29 April when a small group of passionate and committed individuals signed a declaration that came to be known as the Morges Manifesto. Wild Creatures, Animal Cruelty, Has Gone, Geneva, Small Groups, All Over The World, Environment, Names, History
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#History: WWF came into existence on 29 April 1961, when a small group of passionate and committed individuals signed a declaration that came to be known as the Morges Manifesto.

The First Time John, Paul, George, and Ringo Played Together - Neatorama The One, The Past, Michael Hutchence, Has Gone, Opening Ceremony, Comedians, The Beatles, First Time, Environment
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Official opening ceremony of WWF's new headquarters and a photo of the #first giant #panda born by artificial insemination inspecting WWF's flag at the Beijing zoo. Geneva, Switzerland, June 1980.

Launch of the World Conservation Strategy in Belgium, with representatives from and

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#History: launch of the World #Conservation Strategy in Belgium, 1980. UNEP, IUCN and WWF.