Brundtland Commission Law and Legal Definition

The Brundtland Commission was convened by the United Nations in 1983. The commission was created to address concern about the accelerating deterioration of the human environment and natural resources and its consequences. The Report of the Brundtland Commission which is known by the name “Our Common Future” was published in 1987. The report deals with sustainable development and the change of politics necessary for success. The report states that sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.