TitleInternational Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Encourages Governments to seek to implement the recommendations in the report, in particular: (a) to strengthen national capabilities for policy formulation and for the preparation, implementation and monitoring of water supply and sanitation programmes and projects; (b) to prepare and implement national strategies to meet and develop both present and longer-term needs for skilled human resources; (c) to intensify efforts to improve the mobilization and utilization of national financial resources; (d) to increase the attention devoted to health education and community participation and to the need for close operational linkages between health and water supply agencies; (e) to formulate and implement strategies that will enhance the participation of women in the planning, operation and assessment of water and sanitation programmes and projects.
Adopted at the 119th plenary meeting, 17 Dec. 1985. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 40th session, 17 September-18 December 1985, 28 April-9 May and 20 June 1986. -A/40/53. - 1986. - p. 135-136. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).