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A - Framework for environmental action

The recommendations adopted by the Conference for the substantive items on the agenda of the Conference are set out in chapter 11, section B, below.' The recommendations have been grouped, in section C, in an Action Plan that makes it possible to identify international programmes and activities across the boundaries of all subject areas. The broad types of action that make up the Plan are:

(a) The global environmental assessment programme (Earthwatch);

(b) Environmental management activities;

(c) International measures to support the national and international actions of assessment and management.

The framework of the Action Plan is illustrated in the following diagram.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT MANAGEMENT

Evaluation and review

Goal setting and planning

Research

International consultation and agreements

Monitoring

Information exchange

SUPPORTING MEASURES

Education and training

Organization

Public information

Financing

Technical cooperation