TitleThe need to harmonize and improve United Nations informatics systems for optimal utilization and accessibility by all States.
Stresses the continuing need for representatives of States to be closely consulted and actively associated with the respective executive and governing bodies of UN institutions dealing with informatics within the UN system, so that the specific needs of States as internal end-users can be given due priority; decides that the action programme to harmonize and improve UN informatics systems for optimal utilization and accessibility by all States should continue to be implemented from within existing resources and in full consultation with the representatives of States; requests the President of the Economic and Social Council to convene the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Informatics for 1 more year, from within existing resources, for the due fulfilment of the provisions of the Council resolutions on this item.
Adopted at the 50th plenary meeting, 25 July 1996. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1996, New York, 25 Jan. and 6-9 Feb. 1996; resumed organizational session for 1996, New York, 2 Apr. and 2-3 May 1996; substantive session of 1996, New York, 24 June-26 July 1996; resumed substantive session of 1996, New York, 10 Oct. and 13-14 and 20 Nov. 1996 - E/1996/96 - p. 64 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).