UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-5

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    Which of the following is/are true about Rio + 20 Summit?
    1. It is also known as United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.
    2. It was held in 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    3. Theme of the summit was green economy with equal emphasis on eradication of poverty.
    4. The outcome of the summit was a non-binding document titled 'our common future'.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1, 2 and 3                    

    B)  2 and 4           

    C)  1, 3 and 4                    

    D)  1 and 3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as Rio+20 or Earth Summit, 2012 was the third International Conference on Sustainable Development, hosted by Brazil in Rio de Janeiro from 13th to 22nd June, 2012. The official discussions had two main themes How to build a green economy to achieve Sustainable development and lift people out of poverty, including support for developing countries that will allow them to find a green path for development. How to improve international coordination for sustainable development by building an institutional framework. The primary result of the conference was the non-binding document, the future we want',

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