The Bahá’í International Community’s United Nations Office participates in regular sessions of such UN bodies as the Commission on Human Rights, the Commission on the Status of Women, and the Commission on Sustainable Development. It has also been fully involved, along with a number of its national affiliates, in the recent series of UN world conferences on pressing global issues. These conferences include the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development (the “Earth Summit”) in Rio de Janeiro, the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, the 1994 Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island States in Barbados, the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, the 1995 World Summit for Social Development in Copenhagen, the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, the 1996 UN Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) in Istanbul, and the 1996 World Food Summit in Rome. The Bahá’í International Community regularly offers statements addressing issues such as human rights, universal education, social and economic development, environmental preservation, global peace and stability, and the advancement of women. The Bahá’í International Community Statement Library provides a repository of documents dating back to 1947.