TitleSpecific measures in favour of island developing countries : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Calls upon the island developing countries to adopt suitable development policies designed to overcome their specific vulnerabilities, through the promotion of an integrated approach to their development process; calls upon island developing countries to adopt measures aimed at protecting and rehabilitating their fragile environment and ecosystems; urges the island developing countries to promote regional cooperation arrangements in such areas as disaster prevention, inter-island transport feeder services and security; appeals to the international community: (a) to maintain and, if possible, increase the level of concessional financial and technical assistance; (b) to maximize access of island developing countries to concessional financial and technical assistance by taking into account the specific development needs and problems facing those countries; (c) to consider reviewing the mechanisms of existing procedures used in providing concessional resources to island developing countries, taking into account their situations and development potential; (d) to ensure that assistance conforms to the national and, as appropriate, regional priorities of island developing countries; (e) to provide support to island developing countries over a mutually agreed and, where appropriate, longer time-frame to enable them to achieve economic growth and development; (f) to ensure that a concerted effort is made to assist the island developing countries in improving their institutional and administrative capacities and in satisfying their overall needs with regard to the development of human resources; (g) to consider improving existing arrangements for assisting island developing countries in addressing the adverse effects on their export.
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. 136-137. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).