TitleInternational Research and Training Institute for the Advance of Women.
Takes note of the report of the Board of Trustees of the International Research and Training Institute for Advancement of Women on its 16th session and the decisions contained therein; commends the work of the Institute on the issues addressing the process of the economic and political empowerment of women; statistics and indicators in gender issues; women, natural resources and sustainable development: water, waste management and renewable sources of energy; and issues related to different groups, such as elderly, displaced, refugee and migrant women; reiterates the importance of maintaining the level of resources devoted to independent research and related training activities that are crucial for the empowerment of women.
Adopted at the 51st plenary meeting, 26 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. 68 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).