TitleStrengthening the role of the regional commissions.
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Urges the regional commissions to take steps to enable them fully to play their role in assisting their member States to promote accelerated and sustainable development through an integrated approach; recommends that all relevant bodies of the UN development system coordinate their work with the regional commissions with a view to achieving a better and more focused use of available resources, greater coherence of action and, therefore, greater and more concentrated impact; recommends that the regional commissions participate fully in the programme budget process at UN Headquarters; urges that priority setting for programming should take fully into account the views of Member States; also urges the regional commissions to contribute to the identification, preparation and implementation of specific projects to facilitate economic integration and to submit them to bilateral donors, regional economic integration organizations, regional development banks and financial institutions for their consideration; requests each regional commission to study the possibility of assisting Member States to participate fully and effectively at the sessions of the regional commissions; stresses the role and important contribution of the regional commissions, within their mandates, in the follow-up and implementation of the decisions adopted by the UN Conference on Environment and Development, in particular those contained in Agenda 21.
Adopted at the 42nd plenary meeting, 31 July 1992. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its substantive session of 1992, New York, 29 June-31 July and 18 August 1992. - E/1992/INF/7. - 27 Aug. 1992. - p. 99-100. - Issued in ESCOR, 1992, Suppl. no. 1.