World summit

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As World Summit International are conferences referred to by UN organized organizations. They serve the international community of states to discuss current topics of global political relevance and to negotiate agreements. Under the influence of globalization , their importance as steering instruments for global political processes has increased since the 1990s .

Important world summits were:

So far, 14 climate summits have been held following Rio : Berlin 1995, Geneva 1996,
Kyoto 1997, Buenos Aires 1998, Bonn 1999, The Hague 2000 (continued in Bonn 2001), Marrakech 2001,
New Delhi 2002, Milan 2003, Buenos Aires 2004, Montreal 2005, Nairobi 2006, Bali 2007, Poznan 2008, Copenhagen 2009
short World Human Rights Conference in Vienna
International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo
briefly World Social Summit in Copenhagen
short World Settlement Summit in Istanbul
September 6-8, 2000 in New York, see Millennium Development Goals
  • 2001 : World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance
in Durban , see World Racism Conference
UN Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey , see Monterrey Consensus
World Summit on the Information Society (1st part) in Geneva
World Summit on the Information Society (Part 2) in Tunis
Follow-up to the Millennium Summit in New York