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Science And Technology For Development (United Nations Conference)

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development what preparations her Department is making for the forthcoming United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development.

We are participating in the many international preparatory meetings for this conference. A British national paper has been prepared and sent to the conference secretariat. I am placing a copy in the Library. We have increased our support for appropriate technology, and are planning to expand our work on renewable energy sources as part of our continuing programme of science and technology for development.