ERIC Number: ED073931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Report on NGO Conference on the Human Environment (New York, October 17-19, 1972).
Community Development Foundation, New York, NY.
Reported in this booklet is the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Conference on the Human Environment which constituted a means of maintaining and accelerating the momentum of NGO activities for cooperation with the United Nations for the protection of the human environment. Offered in the report are: (1) opening comments by Conference Convener, Glen Leet, President, Community Development Foundation; (2) a statement by Bradford Morse, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and General Assembly Affairs; (3) remarks by Maurice Strong, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on the Human Environment, on continuing commitment to the Stockholm recommendations; (4) a summary of the ad hoc Conference by Rapporteur, Lady Jackson, noting general principles and resolutions, relations with the Secretariat and other UN agencies, relations between interested NGOs, relations with governments and the public, and special problems of the technologically less-developed countries; (5) examples of possible joint NGO activities; (6) specific resolutions passed at the NGO Conference; and (7) a list of the 16 main groupings of the 109 points of the Stockholm Action Plan. A list of participants is appended. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: Community Development Foundation, New York, NY.