Q. “Our Common Future” report is related to which of the following?

[A] World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED)

[B] UNFCCC

[C] UNCSD

[D] UNEP

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: Concerned with the growing opinion of world community on the environmental issues, the United Nations established a World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) headed by the Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland.

  • The Commission gave its report (also known as Brundtland Report) entitled ‘Our Common Future’ in 1987.
  • The report defines sustainable development as a “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy