26 May 2022 | Story | S+50

Environmental Moments: A Stockholm+50 timeline

In 1972, delegates from 122 countries gathered in Stockholm for the UN Conference on the Human Environment. The meeting triggered the creation of environment ministries around the world and negotiated new global agreements to protect the human environment.

Fifty years on, here is a look back at how the landmark conference has shaped five decades of environmental action and fostered sustainable development around the world.