TitleOperational activities for development : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Requests the Director-General for Development and International Economic Co-operation to include the following in his report for the 1986 comprehensive policy review and to make recommendations, as appropriate, thereon: (a) Measures to strengthen the existing mechanisms within the UN System, with a view to furthering the coherence and co-ordination of operational activities; (b) An analysis of the relationship between the increasing responsibilities of UNDP in the area of co-ordination and its essential role in the provision of technical co-operation; (c) An analysis of changing requirements for technical co-operation through multilateral channels and the responsiveness of the UN System to them; (d) Further analysis of programme delivery and administrative and support costs; (e) Developments regarding joint technical co-operation needs assessments; (f) Steps taken by UN organizations engaged in operational activities to promote the participation of women in development; (g) An analysis of the response of the UN System in assisting developing countries in the strengthening of their co-ordination capacity; (h) Actions taken to increase programme effectiveness through, inter alia, evaluation; (i) Efforts undertaken to expand the geographical distribution of the sources of supply, including in underutilized donor and developing countries, for the operational activities of the UN System.
Adopted at the 120th 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. 171-172. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).