He also said that it was high time that every person in the world stopped being economically defensive and started to become politically courageous. At the same summit, the Minister of Sustainable Development and Planning and Head of the Economic and Social and Ministerial Council of Bolivia said that a responsible community would make up and constitute the very basis of global sustainability and stability, and sustainable development was what had helped Bolivia survive through all the years of economic instability and political unrests that it had been subjected to all the previous years. (Responsibility for each other- as Johannesburgs High-Level Segment Begins)
However, though it is widely accepted that Bolivia is indeed heading in the right direction today, it is still lacking in clear markets, and in a complete access to the various technologies that exist in the world today, and also in a guiding mechanism that would help to reward and commend all the environmental efforts of both the government as well as of the private sector. Therefore, it was absolutely necessary that everyone take some small responsibility to sustain the efforts to develop the economic stability of Bolivia, especially because there was ample evidence to demonstrate the fact that Bolivia was the very first country in the world that had actually created a ministry of sustainable development.
(Responsibility for each other- as Johannesburgs High-Level Segment Begins)
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