Facing the challenges of sustainable development and environment in Africa : issues paper
Most societies want to achieve economic development in order to secure higher standards of living, now and for future generations. They also seek to protect and enhance their environment to achieve these goals. Sustainable ...
Follow-up action on relevant resolutions adopted by the twenty-fifth session of the commission/sixteenth meeting of the conference of ministers
The purpose of the present document is, to provide the meeting with an account of action taken by the ECA secretariat towards the implementation of these resolutions.
Follow-up action on relevant resolutions adopted by the twenty-sixth session of the Commission/Seventeenth meeting of the Conference of Ministers
The twenty-sixth session of the Commission/seventeenth meeting of the Conference of Ministers responsible for Economic Development and Planning was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9 to 13 May 1991. The meeting adopted ...
Report on the first African regional conference on environment and sustainable development held in Kampala, Uganda, 12-16 June 1989
As a result of the increasing deterioration in the state of the world's environment, the United Nations General Assembly, by resolution 38/161 adopted at its thirty-eighth session, decided to set up a World Commission on ...
Draft report : twelfth meeting of the technical preparatory committee of the whole
This paper focuses on the draft resolution on the implementation of the Lagos plan of action and the final act of Lagos at national sub regional and regional levels.
The development of mineral resources in Africa and protection of the physical environment
The impact of the mining industry on the physical environment varies widely for each stage of the industry, including exploration. To make tailings clear, the possible impact of each phase of the industry on the physical ...
Report on the preparations in Africa for the United Nations conference on environment and development in 1992
Nine issues of global concern will be discussed at the Conference. They include: Protection of the quality and supply of fresh water resources; Protection of the ocean and all kinds of seas, including enclosed and ...
Executive summary on the outcome of the eighth meeting of the bureau of the African ministerial conference on the environment (AMCEN)
The Bureau meeting, which was chaired by H.E. Mr. Jacques Baudin, President of AMCEN and the Senegalese Minister of Environment and Tourism, was convened on the basis of major findings and conclusions of evaluations/assessments ...
African common position on the African environment and development agenda
This document contains information on the African common position on the African environment and development agenda, of the Thirteenth meeting of the Technical Preparatory Committee of the Whole held at Addis Ababa, ...
Implementation of the African strategies for the implementation of agenda 21 and the African common position : progress report
At its nineteenth meeting in May 1993, following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), the ECA Conference of Ministers of Economic Planning and Development reviewed the implementation of ...