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Brazil

noted the landmark set by UNCED in democratizing international relations and strengthening multilateralism and that the "Spirit of Rio" should be kept alive. He called the creation of the two CSD working groups crucial for effective implementation of Agenda 21, noting their role in providing a political framework. He stressed the importance of access to environmentally sound technology, restating Brazil's proposal that the CSD working group on technology prepare a catalog of existing public domain technologies for the sectoral clusters to be considered by the CSD in 1994.