United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali opened the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) - or Earth Summit - on 3 June 1992, and Fernando Collor De Mello, President of Brazil was elected President of the Conference.
A view of the presiding table at the Conference. From left to right are: Nitin Desai, Deputy Secretary-General of the Conference; Maurice Strong, Secretary-General of UNCED; Mr. Boutros-Ghali; Collor de Mello; Miles Stoby, Secretary of the Conference; Ismat Kittani, UNCED Secretariat, Special Advisor to the Secretary-General; and Lakhadar Brahimi, Foreign Minister of Algeria, Rapporteur-General of the Conference.
UN Photo/Michos Tzovaras
12 June 1992
Photo # 281608