TitleInternational Year of Older Persons : towards a society for all ages.
Requests the Secretary-General to monitor activities for the Year and to make appropriate coordinating arrangements; invites the regional commissions to bear in mind the goals of the Year in convening regional meetings in 1998 and 1999 at which to mark the Year and formulate action plans on ageing for the 21st century; encourages UNDP to continue to ensure that the concerns of older persons are integrated into its development programmes; encourages the Department of Public Information of the Secretariat to launch an information campaign for the Year; invites non-governmental organizations to develop programmes and projects for the Year, particularly at the local level.
Adopted at the 49th plenary meeting, 24 July 1995. 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. 32-33 - (ESCOR, 1995, Suppl. no. 1).