Report on the implementation of recommendations of the World Commission on Environment and Development
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The report of the world commission on environmental and development (WCED), also known as the Brundtland report. Crystallized the idea of environment and sustainable development. Its recommendations emphasized the multi-sectoral approach to environmental management. These recommendations were adopted by general assembly resolution 42/187 on environment and development. By this resolution the general assembly deceided, among other things, that the regional commission, whose mandates is on the social and economic development, should organize regional conference. These conference were to be with ministers of the environment, planning and education. They were also to include the representatives of youth and non –governmental organizations (NGOs) to propagate the ideas of environment and sustainable development.