TitleCoordination of programmes within the United Nations System in the field of natural resources.
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Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the Committee on Natural Resources at its 13th session an updated report containing an overview of the activities of the UN system regarding water, mineral and energy resources, identifying the organizations or units within the UN system mandated to carry out work in those fields and assessing the extent to which the guidelines provided by the Committee have been followed; welcomes with appreciation the coordination mechanisms for water and sanitation issues, including the inter-agency Steering Committee for Cooperative Action for the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade, the Intersecretariat Group for Water Resources of the Administrative Committee on Coordination and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council; requests the Secretary-General to include in the annual report of the Administrative Committee on Coordination a section on the most effective ways and means of enhancing coordination in the mineral and energy sectors; requests the Secretary-General to prepare a compilation of the relevant decisions emanating from the UN Conference on Environment and Development in the area of natural resources for priority consideration by the Committee on Natural Resources at its 13th session.
Adopted at the 32nd 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. 76-77. - Issued in ESCOR, 1991, Suppl. no. 1 and 1a.