Stockholm+50: The global green awakening


The 1972 United Nations Conference on the Environment was the world’s first summit to make the environment a major global issue.

It was held in Stockholm at a time when governments were beginning to realise that nature was paying a steep price for human actions.

From the 1982 moratorium on commercial whaling to the Paris Climate Agreement - in the last 50 years there has been powerful progress but we need to do more. 

As leaders meet again in Stockholm to commemorate the 1972 conference, let’s put nature and people back on the top of the political agenda. Join us in calling for global, transformative action to protect and restore our home.

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