TitleLong-term trends in economic development : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Decides, subject to review of the next report at the 42nd session of the General Assembly, to continue the submission of reports on the overall socio-economic perspective of the world economy to the year 2000, which should be prepared so that they contribute to the identification of potential problem areas and critical issues in the world economy; requests the Secretary-General, when preparing the report, to give special attention to the impact on economic and social development of trends and prospective change in, inter alia, international trade, financial flows and debt problems, technological change and the transfer of technology to developing countries, capital formation and investment patterns, development of human resources, the allocation of public resources between developmental and non-developmental purposes, environmental issues, economic co-operation and integration among developing countries, the implications of different economic and development policies, special problems faced by the least developed countries and the critical economic situation in Africa; requests the Secretary-General to convene a meeting of a group of experts, acting in their personal capacity, to elaborate on the elements of the report specified above, and invites the Committee for Development Planning to review progress in the preparation of the report.
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. 168-169. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).