ERIC Number: ED080431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
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Safeguarding Our World Environment. The U.N. Conference on the Human Environment. Stockholm, June 1972.
Department of State, Washington, DC.
This booklet contains a summary of the preparation efforts of the United States for participation in the U.N. Conference on the Human Environment. This conference, the first world-wide effort of governments to consider and act upon the environmental problems of the entire human community, was held in Stockholm in June, 1972. Description is given of the planning phase of the conference, the agenda, the varied interests and issues to be considered, and of expected accomplishments of the meeting. The major topics discussed include: 1) Planning and Management of Human Settlements for Environmental Quality; 2) Environmental Aspects of Natural Resource Management; 3) Identification and Control of Pollutants of Broad Educational Significance; 4) Educational Social, Cultural, and Informational Implications of Action Proposals; 5) Development and Environment; and 6) International Organization and the Environment. In summary, the priority objectives of the United States government in the Stockholm conference are listed. (SHM)
Descriptors: Conferences, Cooperative Planning, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Ecological Factors, Environmental Education, Environmental Research, Futures (of Society), Human Geography, International Programs, Natural Resources, Policy Formation, Pollution, Program Development, World Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.25)
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Authoring Institution: Department of State, Washington, DC.