TitleInternational cooperation and coordination of efforts to address and mitigate the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
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Welcomes the practical measures that have been taken by the Secretary-General to coordinate the activities of the organs, organizations and programmes of the UN system in response to the Chernobyl accident and the practical measures to facilitate the elaboration and presentation of the joint plan for international cooperation to alleviate the effects of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant; notes the various assessments of the radiological consequences of the Chernobyl accident, in particular the report of the International Advisory Committee presented and discussed at the conference that took place at Vienna from 21 to 24 May 1991, and recognizes the need for further study; takes note of the decision of the Secretary-General to convene on 24 Sept. 1991 a pledging conference for voluntary contributions to complement the regular budgetary resources used by UN organs and agencies for the implementation of activities aimed at mitigating the consequences of the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant; requests the Secretary-General and the Coordinator of the activities related to the Chernobyl accident in the UN system to take measures to implement General Assembly resolution 45/190; invites Member States and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to provide cooperation in various forms to the areas affected by the accident.
Adopted at the 31st plenary meeting, 26 July 1991. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 2nd regular session of 1991, Geneva, 3-26 July 1991. - E/1991/INF/10. - 30 Aug. 1991. - p. 13-14. - Issued in ESCOR, 1991, Suppl. no. 1 and 1a.