TitleThe need to harmonize and improve United Nations informatics systems for optimal utilization and accessibility by all States
The need to harmonize and improve UN informatics systems for optimal utilization and accessibility by all States
Reaffirms the continuing need for representatives of States to be closely consulted and actively associated with the respective executive and governing bodies of UN institutions dealing with informatics within the UN system, so that the specific needs of States as internal end-users can be given due priority; decides that the action programme to harmonize and improve UN informatics systems for optimal utilization and accessibility by all States should continue to be implemented from within existing resources and in full consultation with the representatives of States; requests the President of the Economic and Social Council to convene the Ad Hoc Working Group for 1 more year, from within existing resources, for the due fulfilment of the provisions of the Council resolutions on this item; requests the Working Group to design an overall information management strategy for the UN system.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1997, New York, 23 Jan. and 4-7 Feb. 1997; resumed organizational session for 1997, New York, 1 and 2 May 1997; substantive session of 1997, Geneva, 30 June-25 July 1997; resumed substantive session of 1997, New York, 8 Oct. and 16 and 18 Dec. 1997 - E/1997/97 - p. 19-20 - (ESCOR, 1997, Suppl. no. 1).