Progress towards sustainable development in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.;
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This report was prepared for the Rio+20 UN Summit and presents a synopsis of efforts made by the region, starting from the Earth Summit in 1992 (the Rio Summit), through the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio+ 10), to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20),and is thus a guide to the extent to which the Africa region has implemented international and regional commitments on sustainable development. The purpose of this report is to assess the performance of the African region in the implementation of global and regional commitments on sustainable development for the Rio+20 Summit. In terms of scope, the analysis is based on progress made at the regional and sub regional levels. Where necessary, country level performances are dawn on for concrete evidence of progress.