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United Nations University

Volume 940: debated on Thursday 1 December 1977

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development what is the current attitude of Her Majesty's Government towards a contribution to the capital or current costs of the United Nations University both in respect of its general work and the special work for developing countries; and if she will make a statement.

My Department has continued to keep in touch with the United Nations University. There were discussions with Dr. Kwapong, one of the vice-rectors, in September, and in November. There will now be more detailed talks with the university to consider whether we could make any further contribution, in addition to the co-operation with the Tropical Products Institute already arranged.