TitleProtection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Recommends that Governments continue and increase their activities in support of the World Climate Programme and the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme; urges Governments and intergovernmental organizations to collaborate in making every possible effort to limit, reduce and prevent activities that could adversely affect climate; reaffirms that the UN system is the appropriate forum for concerted political action on global environmental problems; urges the Intergovernmental Panel to take the necessary steps to ensure the participation of developing countries in scientific and policy aspects of its work, and calls upon the international community to consider contributing to the Trust Fund; urges Governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and scientific institutions to collaborate in efforts to prepare a framework convention on climate and associated protocols; encourages Governments and relevant international organizations to further the development of international funding mechanisms to support developing countries in identifying, analysing, monitoring, preventing and managing environmental problems; decides that the concept of assured access for developing countries to environmentally sound technologies and assured transfer of those technologies on favourable terms and the relation of that concept to intellectual property rights should be explored in the context of the elaboration of a framework convention on climate.
Adopted at the 85th plenary meeting, 22 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 130-132. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).