- Report of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development [A/CONF.216/16], para 210 onwards
- Declaration on Global change affecting mountain biosphere reserves, the 'Perth Declaration'
- Agenda 21, Chapter 13 - (Managing fragile ecosystems: sustainable mountain development)
- Convention on Biological Diversity
- Report of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, (2002) and Corrigendum
- Resolution 57/245 - designating 11 December International Mountain Day
- Resolution 53/24 proclaiming 2002 the International Year of Mountains