TitleInternational Year for the Culture of Peace, 2000
International Year for the Culture of Peace, 2000
Recommends that the General Assembly, at its 52nd session, proclaim the year 2000 as International Year for the Culture of Peace; also recommends that the programme of activities and the scope of the Year should focus on respect for cultural diversity and promotion of tolerance, solidarity, cooperation, dialogue and reconciliation and should be based on activities at the national and international levels; further recommends that Unesco should be designated as the focal point for the Year and should bear the responsibility for coordinating the inter-organizational aspects of the programmes and activities of the other bodies within the UN system and other organizations concerned and for mobilizing resources to meet the budgetary requirements for the Year.
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. 110 - (ESCOR, 1997, Suppl. no. 1).