• This has been achieved to a great extent by The Montreal Protocol, and the creation of the UNEP Ozone Secretariat. However, the maintenance of the treaty is an ongoing process as new findings and scenarios...
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  • Natural resources are actual or potential sources of wealth that occur in nature, such as timber, water, fertile land, wildlife, minerals, metals, stones and hydrocarbons. Efficient use of limited natural...
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  • The principle of territorial integrity is enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations (Article 2, Paragraph 4), which provides that "all Members shall refrain in their international relations from the...
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    The Montreal Protocol has reduced by 98% consumption of ODS's such as Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and halons, which were widely used in: aerosol sprays (dry cleaning, fumigants), blowing agents for foams...
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    Supporting the long-term ecological balance of our planet is fundamental to the survival of the human species and other living organisms. Over the past few years, a number of initiatives have made a real...
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  • Reproductive health care comprises family planning; prenatal, delivery and post-natal care; prevention and management of abortion; prevention of reproductive tract and urinary tract infections; prevention of...
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    The number of deaths in children under five worldwide declined from 12.7 million in 1990 to 6.3 million in 2013, in spite of population growth (UN estimates). Such progress results from diverse efforts to...
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  • Every child has the right to go to school; however, there are currently about 72 million children out of school. Nearly half of those children live in sub-Saharan Africa (UNESCO estimates). Literacy can help...
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    Millions of people die worldwide every year (56 million in 2012). Approximately 50% of those deaths are caused by 9 major diseases, in order of incidence: ischemic heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive...
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    Extreme poverty is "a condition characterized by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information. It depends...
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    About 12% of the World's population is undernourished (842 million people in 2012, according to the FAO's estimates). 45% of deaths in children under five are caused by poor nutrition (WFP estimates). The...
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