TitleFollow-up to the major international United Nations conferences and summits, including the implementation of their respective programmes of action.
Decides that the Council shall continue to ensure the harmonization and coordination of the multi-year work programmes of relevant functional commissions by promoting a clear division of labour among them and providing clear policy guidance to them; invites the Administrative Committee on Coordination: (1) to take into consideration the decisions, resolutions and agreed conclusions of the Council and its functional commissions as the basis for inter-agency follow-up of the major UN conferences in the economic, social and related fields; (2) to present the reports on the work of its task forces on an enabling environment for economic and social development, basic social services for all, and employment and sustainable livelihoods, as well as inter-agency committees on sustainable development and women and gender equality to the substantive session of 1997 of the Council; (3) to consider specific areas to enhance system-wide coordination in the themes identified for the coordination segment of the Council; calls upon all relevant organizations of the UN system to integrate the results of the major international conferences in the economic, social and related fields into their programmes of work.
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. 64-65 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).