United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development: Report on the 9th Session, 16-27 April 2001

Sectors : Education capacity, ICT
Organisation : UN
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“Decision 9/2
Protection of the atmosphere

6. Emphasizing the need to provide assistance to developing countries as well as to countries with economies in transition, the Commission recommends that the international community cooperate in order to:

(a) Assist in capacity-building, research, education and training, and institutional strengthening in preventing and combating air pollution, including through human resource development;

(b) Assist in improving the compilation, evaluation and analysis of data on the state of the atmosphere and air pollution and knowledge of developments in policy-making and planning at the national, regional and international levels, and promote the use of appropriate information technology to facilitate access to and sharing of information;”