Considers that the strengthening of collaboration between UN and the Bretton Woods institutions requires an integrated approach; recommends the scheduling of a high-level special meeting at a time proximate to the semi-annual meetings of the Bretton Woods institutions with a view to benefiting from ministerial participation and from the participation of heads of financial and trade institutions and other relevant organizations; recommends, in order to better focus the policy dialogue, exploring the possibility of having joint reports prepared by the Secretariat of UN, UNCTAD, the Bretton Woods institutions and WTO; stresses that the recipient Government should play a leading role in the overall coordination of the collaboration between UN and the Bretton Woods institutions at the country level and that this collaboration should be on the basis of country-driven activities.
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. 72-73- (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).