TitleInternational Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Urges Governments, in their efforts to implement the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General and in the New Delhi Statement, to stress the following important objectives: (a) to assign greater priority to the allocation of development financing to water supply and sanitation; (b) to implement programmes aimed at expanding service coverage within the framework of integrated water resources and environmental planning and management; (c) to ensure appropriate utilization of existing financial resources and mobilize additional funds from Governments, donors and non-governmental organizations, and to draw on the resources of the local communities; (d) to assess and undertake institutional reforms to promote an integrated approach, and the full participation of women at all levels in sector institutions; (e) to assess the current status of institutions with a view to strengthening national capacities to plan and manage water supply and environmental sanitation programmes; (f) to increase their efforts to improve the efficiency and use of available financial resources by, inter alia, continuing to expand the use of cost-effective appropriate technologies; urges donor Governments, multilateral financial and development institutions and non-governmental organizations to give favourable consideration to requests for grants and concessional financing arrangements to support water supply and sanitation programmes in developing countries; decides to review, at its 50th session, the progress made during the 1st half of the 1990's.
Adopted at the 71st plenary meeting, 21 Dec. 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 45th session, Volume 1, 18 September-21 December 1990. - A/45/49. - 1991. - p. 110-111. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).