Sustainable Growth (Government’s Policy)
Senate - 1st Session - 6th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has adopted as policy the general objective of sustainable growth;
AND WHEREAS sustainable growth aims at meeting current and future needs of citizens while minimizing the impacts of negative effects of development;
AND WHEREAS economic growth and development worldwide has been accompanied with various negative effects, both nationally and internationally;
BE IT RESOLVED that Government make a full statement to this House on its plans to meet the objectives of sustainable growth with particular regard to involving citizens in planning the development of the country, minimizing negative effects of physical development, enforcement of planning decisions and meeting its obligations to international treaties for protection of the environment.
(By Senator Prof. Julian Kenny)