TitleFollow-up to the International Conference on Population and Development
Decides to invite non-governmental organizations to participate, on an exceptional basis, in the 30th session of the Commission, in 1997; proposes that, in addition to their special coverage in the World Population Monitoring reports, main demographic trends be covered biennially, starting in 1997, in a complementary concise report prepared by the Population Division of the Department for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis of UN Secretariat; emphasizes the importance of information, education and communication as a strategy for furthering follow-up action on the International Conference on Population and Development; requests the Task Force on Basic Social Services to coordinate the development of appropriate indicators, so that progress in addressing reproductive health needs by individual countries can be assessed on a reliable basis.
Adopted at the 37th plenary meeting, 17 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. 16-17 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).