Towards a New International Economic Order: A Further Report by a Commonwealth Experts' Group


Commonwealth Science Council


The solution of the problem of development rests largely upon the developing countries, who must make intensified efforts at self-reliance involving the effective use of local endowments and opportuni-ties. However, if these efforts are to be effective and productive, the international economic environment must not confront them with insuperable obstacles. A new international economic order should provide the appropriate external economic environment, so that maximum scope can be given to exercising the initiative and resourcefulness which the developing countries clearly have, and which will generate true development of a kind to which the world as a whole is now committed




1 January 1976