TitleNational, regional and international machinery for the advancement of women.
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Urges countries that have not yet done so to establish, as soon as possible, and at the latest by 1995, national machinery for the advancement of women that can have a direct effect on goverment policy; invites the national machinery of different countries to exchange information, bilaterally or multilaterally, on issues of common interest, including information on innovative policies, programmes and research; requests the Secretary-General to invite national Governments to review and update the case-studies prepared for the Seminar on National Machinery for Monitoring and Improving the Status of Women, held at Vienna from 28 Sept. to 3 Oct. 1987, and other appropriate case-studies, to publish those case-studies as a reference manual for national machinery and to make provisions for this in the proposed programme budget for the biennium 1992-1993; urges Governments to make every effort to make information on their national machinery available and to ensure that titles accurately reflect the role of the offices concerned.
Adopted at the 12th plenary meeting, 30 May 1991. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1991, New York, 30 January and 5 and 7 February 1991; resumed organizational session for 1991, New York, 25 March 1991; first regular session of 1991, New York, 13-31 May 1991; resumed first regular session of 1991, New York, 17-21 June 1991 - E/1991/91 - p. 23-24 - (ESCOR, 1991, Suppl. no. 1).