ERIC Number: ED070589
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Environment, United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm, June 5-16, 1972).
United Nations, Geneva (Switzerland). Centre for Economic and Social Information.
Highlights of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Stockholm, Sweden, June, 1972, are presented in this news brochure. Four sections are defined: Resolutions, Reports, Statements, and Speeches. The first, Resolutions, states the declaration of principles, recommendations for action, the action plan, and institutional and financial arrangements. The second, Reports, reviews a summary of the general debate, background to the Conference, official documents, conference participants, and perspectives on Stockholm. Statements included in the third section are the non-governmental organizations' (NGO) declaration, a youth and student NGO statement, excerpts from secretary-general Waldheim's conference-opening speech, Lady Jackson's and Dr. Rene Dubos' statements stressing moral imperatives, and closing remarks by conference president Ingemend Bengtsson. Extracts from speeches, which comprise the final section, cover "The Hour of Adjournment," Shirley Temple Black; "Beyond Stockholm," Maurice F. Strong; "Life is One and the World is One," Prime Minister Indira Gandhi; "Breakthrough to Action," Prime Minister Olof Palme; and "New Journey of Hope," Maurice F. Strong. (BL)
Descriptors: Administration, Conference Reports, Conferences, Environment, Human Resources, International Organizations, International Programs, World Problems
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Authoring Institution: United Nations, Geneva (Switzerland). Centre for Economic and Social Information.