United Nations

A/CONF.167/L.6/Add.8


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

3 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 VII 
 
Energy resources 
 
1.The Main Committee held a number of informal meetings on chapter  
VII of the draft programme of action and considered it at its ...  
meeting, on ... May. 
 
2.At the same meeting, the Committee approved the following  
amendments: 
 
(a)Section A, subparagraph (ii), was amended to read as follows: 
 
"Promote the efficient use of energy and the development of  
environmentally sound sources of energy and energy-efficient  
technologies, paying special attention to the possibilities of  
using, where appropriate, economic instruments and incentive  
structures and the increasing economic possibilities of  
renewable sources of energy.";

 (b)Section C, subparagraph (iii), was amended to read as follows: 
 
"Develop effective mechanisms for the transfer of energy  
technology, and establish databases to disseminate information  
on experience in the use of new and renewable sources of  
energy as well as on the efficient use of non-renewable energy  
sources."; 
 
(c)Section C, subparagraph (iv), was amended to read as follows: 
 
"Encourage international institutions and agencies, including  
public international financial institutions, to incorporate  
environmental efficiency and conservation principles into  
energy-sector-related projects, training and technical  
assistance, and where appropriate, to provide concessionary  
financing facilities for energy-sector reforms."; 
 
(d)After section C, subparagraph (iv), a new subparagraph was  
inserted, reading: 
 
"Develop effective and efficient ways of utilizing, disposing of,  
recycling, and reducing the by-products and waste of energy  
production." 
 
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