TitleFollow-up to General Assembly resolution 50/227 : initiation of reviews.
Decides to consider at its resumed substantive session of 1996, the possible changes in and/or adjustments to its agenda with a view to ensuring that all issues included in General Assembly resolution 50/227 will be examined by the Council; also decides to consider at the resumed substantive session, a review of the agenda of the Council's general segment in accordance with paragraph 67 of annex I to General Assembly resolution 50/227; reaffirms that the review of the mandates, composition, functions and working methods of its functional commissions and expert groups and bodies should be completed by the 52nd session of the General Assembly; decides to begin consideration during 1997 of the role, working methods and relationship with other bodies of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development, the Committee for Development Planning, the Committee on New and Renewable Sources of Energy and on Energy for Development, and the Committee on Natural Resources; requests the regional commissions to continue undertaking their own reviews, as called for in General Assembly resolution 50/227.
Adopted at the 52nd 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. 69-70 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).