We need to translate real results promptly into practical action

My Government is therefore in favour and is striving to ensure that this commission also comes together at ministerial level during its yearly meetings.

For my delegation there are the following priorities. They must prove to be dynamic instruments to further worldwide cooperation in combating serious global problems. We shall strengthen our cooperation with developing countries as well as with the countries of Eastern Europe and the CIS to help them also to make a prompt start in the implementation of these Conventions. To this end we will allocate DM 10 million in additional funds in 1993 for short-term programmes for the rapid implementation of both Conventions.

Let me now turn to specific issues which we expect FAO to act upon concerning Item 7 of our Agenda

Secondly, new forms of international economic relations are necessary to improve living conditions. Continue reading