TitleInternational Conference on Population and Development.
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Decides that the meeting should be called the International Conference on Population and Development; decides that the objectives of the Conference should be: (a) to contribute to the review and appraisal of the progress made in reaching the objectives, goals and recommendations of the World Population Plan of Action and to identify the obstacles encountered; (b) to identify instruments and mechanisms in order to ensure the operational implementation of the recommendations; (c) to maintain and strengthen the level of awareness of population issues on the international agenda and their linkage to development; (d) to consider the desired focus of intensified action at the global, regional and national levels, as well as all necessary ways and means of treating population issues in their proper developmental perspective during the forthcoming decade and beyond; (e) to adopt a set of recommendations for the next decade in order to respond to the population and development issues of high priority; (f) to enhance the mobilization of resources needed, especially in developing countries, for the implementation of the results of the Conference; emphasizes that population, sustained economic growth and sustainable development will be the overall theme of the Conference; authorizes the Secretary-General of the Conference to convene 6 expert group meetings corresponding to the 6 groups of issued identified; invites the regional commissions to convene meetings or conferences to review the experience gained in population policies and programmes in their regions and to propose future action.
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. 81-84. - Issued in ESCOR, 1991, Suppl. no. 1 and 1a.