TitleWater resources and progress in the implementation of the Mar del Plata Action Plan.
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Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the Committee on Natural Resources at its 11th session, together with the report on the follow-up of the Mar del Plata Action Plan, a supplementary report that would include the following: (a) views of Governments on the report of the Symposium; (b) developments in co-operation action undertaken in the field of shared water resources, including specific items on co-operative action to reduce land degradation and desertification, to establish and make operational a hydrometeorological data collection network and publicize the data, to alleviate flood risks, and to prevent and control transboundary pollution; invites all Governments to continue and possibly increase their efforts to train personnel in technical and managerial skills, giving due regard to the role of women in water resources development and management; requests the Secretary-General to report to the Committee at its 11th session on progress in formulating proposals for a comprehensive strategy to implement the Mar del Plata Action Plan during the decade 1991-2000 and to include an assessment of those proposals as they relate to the activities of the UN System.
Adopted at the 14th plenary meeting, 26 May 1987. In: Resolutions and decisions / adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1987, 4-29 May 1987. - E/1987/INF/5. - 10 June 1987. - p. 23-24. - Issued in ESCOR, 1987, Suppl. no. 1.