TitlePatterns of consumption and qualitative indicators of development.
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Requests the Secretary-General to organize another high-level meeting of experts with a view to further advancing the work on qualitative indicators of development on the basis of the outcome of the 1st high-level meeting and the necessary further research, bearing in mind the need to ensure wider participation and collaboration of different scientific and technical disciplines; invites interested donor countries and relevant multilateral agencies to make voluntary contributions to the UN Research Institute for Social Development for the purpose of holding in good time the meeting, and invites the relevant organs, organizations and bodies of the UN system to support such a meeting; requests the regional commissions to organize workshops aimed at disseminating the concept of qualitative indicators of development on the basis of extrabudgetary support; requests the Statistical Commission to keep the issue of patterns of consumption and qualitative indicators of development under consideration; invites, in the interest of harmonization, the relevant organs, organizations and bodies of the UN system to use, in their annual reports, as appropriate, qualitative indicators of development that are based on the areas identified in General Assembly resolution 40/179.
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. 85-87. - Issued in ESCOR, 1991, Suppl. no. 1 and 1a.