The World Summit on Sustainable Development organised by the United Nations (UN) in Johannesburg was held in August and September of 2002.

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earth summit 2002The World Summit on Sustainable Development organised by the United Nations (UN) in Johannesburg was held in August and September of 2002. Also called Earth Summit 2002, it brought together over 100 heads of state and 40,000 delegates to try and set up the goals needed to halt poverty around the world whilst saving the environment at the same time.

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