Rio De Janeiro — Angola is among the countries whose leaders attending the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20 - are adopting Friday the "Our Common Vision" final document.
The adoption of the document will mark the renewal of the leaders' commitment to sustainable development, promotion of the economy and social and environmental future for the planet and generations to come.
According to the document in respect, delivered to the press covering the Rio+20, at which Angola is represented by the vice president, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, there is agreement that poverty is the main global challenge facing the world and an indispensable factor of sustainable development.
The document being adopted might not bear much changes, despite some criticism, as it is alleged not to carrying clearly aspects linked to the protection of oceans where various species are threatened with extinction.
In the document, the world leaders express their commitment to a humanity free from poverty and famine as an urgent matter.
The document also reaffirms the need for sustainable development, sustained, inclusive and fair promotion of economic growth, through the creation of the major opportunities by all parties, by reducing inequalities, elevating basic living standards, promotion of equitable social and inclusive development.
Other matters include the promotion of integrated management of the natural resources, eco-systems that support the economic situation, social and human development, to facilitate the preservation of the ecosystem, regeneration and recovery and resistance in the face of the new emerging challenges.
The leaders also reaffirmed their commitment to make all their effort to speed up the accomplishment of the development goals agreed upon internationally, including the Millennium Development Goals until 2015, the document also states.
The heads of State and Government also agree to take urgent decisions and measures to reach sustainable development, with the renewal of their commitment to sustainable development, evaluation of the progress scored to date and the gaps in the implementation of the results from the most relevant summits on sustainable development and faced new challenges.
They also expressed their determination to discuss the topics of the conference, that is a green economy within the context of sustainable development, eradication of poverty and the institutional framework for sustainable development.