TitleInternational Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction.
Invites the Secretary-General to include in his report to the Assembly at its 50th session on the early-warning capacities of the UN system with regard to natural disasters proposals for further improvements in the field of disaster-related telecommunications; invites the Secretary-General to ensure in pursuance of resolution 36 of the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union, held at Kyoto, Japan, in 1994, close cooperation between the International Framework of Action for the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, the Department of Humanitarian Affairs of the Secretariat and the International Telecommunication Union.
Adopted at the 56th plenary meeting, 27 July 1995. Includes as an Annex a draft resolution recommended for adoption by the General Assembly entitled "International Decade for Natural Disaster". 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. 49 - (ESCOR, 1995, Suppl. no. 1).