Invites Governments to undertake systematic reviews of each major component of their macroeconomic policy frameworks; decides to draw the attention of Member States to the importance of targeted research and development and the application of science and technology in helping to satisfy basic needs; recommends that all Governments adopt the Declaration of Intent on Gender, Science and Technology for Sustainable Human Development; requests the Commission on Science and Technology for Development and UNCTAD to liaise in establishing a programme of country review on science, technology and innovation policy for interested countries; decides also that the main substantive theme that will constitute the focus of the work of the Commission during the inter-sessional period 1995-1997 will be information technologies and their implications for development.
Declaration of Intent on Gender, Science and Technology for Sustainable Human Development (1995)
Adopted at the 44th plenary meeting, 19 July 1995. "Annex: Declaration of Intent on Gender, science and technology for Sustainable Human development (1995)": p. 15. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council: organizational session for 1995, New York, 1 and 7-10 February 1995; resumed organizational session for 1995, New York, 4 and 5 May, 1 and 6 June 1995; substantive session of 1995, Geneva, 26 June-28 July 1995; resumed substantive session of 1995, New York, 25 October, 2 November and 12 December 1995 - E/1995/95 - p. 13-15 - (ESCOR, 1995, Suppl. no. 1).