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A/CONF.167/L.6/Add.14


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4 May 1994

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Agenda item 9 (b) 
 
 CONSIDERATION OF PLANS AND PROGRAMMES TO SUPPORT THE SUSTAINABLE 
 DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES AND THE UTILIZATION 
 OF THEIR MARINE AND COASTAL RESOURCES, WHICH INCLUDES MEETING 
 ESSENTIAL HUMAN NEEDS, MAINTAINING BIODIVERSITY, AND IMPROVING 
 THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ISLAND PEOPLE, AS WELL AS MEASURES THAT 
 WILL ENABLE SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES TO COPE EFFECTIVELY, 
 CREATIVELY AND IN A SUSTAINABLE MANNER WITH ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES 
 AND TO MITIGATE THE IMPACTS ON AND REDUCE THE THREATS POSED TO 
 MARINE AND COASTAL RESOURCES: CONSIDERATION OF THE DRAFT 
 PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL 
ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES 
 
Report of the Main Committee 
 
Rapporteur: Mr. Takao SHIBATA (Japan) 
 
Addendum 
 
Chapter XII 
 
Transport and communication 
 
1.The Main Committee held a number of informal meetings on chapter  
XII of the draft programme of action (A/CONF.167/L.1) and  
considered it at its ... meeting, on ... May. 
 
2.At the same meeting, the Committee approved the following  
amendments: 
 
(a)Section A, subparagraph (i), was amended to read as follows: 
 
"Continue efforts to strengthen transport services and facilities  
at both the national and local levels, paying particular  
attention to environmental protection, safety, and innovative  
energy-efficient and low-cost transport solutions"; 
 
B94-169 (E)/... 
(b)Section B, subparagraph (i), was amended to read as follows: 
 
"Foster increased cooperation in civil aviation, shipping and  
telecommunications, including exploring possibilities for the  
consolidation of national airline services, recognizing the  
important contribution that could be made through the regional  
planning of transport and telecommunications facilities and  
networks"; 
 
(c)Section C, subparagraph (v), should be replaced by the following  
text: 
 
"(v)Promote improved international telecommunications at the lowest  
possible cost for small island developing States, while  
recognizing the need to create an environment conducive to  
investment in telecommunications infrastructure and service to  
benefit local business and people." 
 
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