Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific intergovernmental body tasked with reviewing and assessing the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate change.

Fourteenth session of International Bioethics Committee

This event gathered various experts from across world to discuss issues of bioethics and technology transfer.

OECD: Achieving the Successful Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies

The paper states that in order to successfully transfer environmentally sound technologies, much has to be done both by the developed and developing countries. For example, the paper suggests that…

UN Conference on S&T for the Benefit of the Less Developed Countries

The 1963 United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for the Benefit of Less Developed Countries, held in Geneva, involved some 1,665 delegates from 96 countries and 108 specialized agencies, with sessions devoted to science policy, education, and natural resources, among others, and was intended to address the economic gap between ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ countries.

UN Declaration: New International Economic Order

UN Declaration for the Establishment of a New International Economic Order (NIEO)
The NIEO was a set of proposals put forward during the 1970s by developing countries through the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to promote greater equity in international economic cooperation by reforming the terms of trade, increasing development assistance, reducing developed-country tariffs, and other means.

UNCTAD-III, Santiago

The original resolutions presented by the G77 were on world monetary reform and participation by developing countries in the IMF, but resulted in resolutions on technology transfer and ‘Special Measures for the 25 Least Developed Countries’. There was a heated debate on the terms and conditions of technology transfer being institutionalised in an ‘International Code of Conduct’. Part of the difficulties in negotiations resulted from a divide among the G77 group. Salvador Allende, President of Chile, gave the address.