Report of the first African Regional Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development Kampala, Uganda, 12-16 June 1989
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations Environment Programme;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The Conference was addressed and opened by His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and Chairman of the National Resistance Movement. The major purpose of the Conference was to consider how the recommendations of the World Commission on Environment and Development, which called for a reappraisal of current approaches to development and stressed the importance of the social and economic dimensions of environmental degradation both at national and international levels, could be translated into action in Africa.