TitleIntegrated and coordinated implementation and follow-up of major United Nations conferences and summits
Integrated and coordinated implementation and follow-up of major UN conferences and summits
Reaffirms the urgent need for the timely and full implementation of all commitments, agreements and targets agreed upon at the major UN conferences and summits; reiterates the importance of mobilizing new and additional resources from all sources for implementing conference outcomes; invites its Bureau and secretariat to convey the outcome of its deliberations to the executive boards of the funds and programmes; welcomes the role played by the Administrative Committee on Coordination, and the contribution of its ad hoc task forces and its standing machinery, in promoting UN system-wide coordination and coordinated and integrated inter-agency follow-up to conferences at all levels; reaffirms that national Governments have the primary responsibility for the implementation and evaluation of conference follow-up, calls on all countries to continue to assess the progress made in implementing conference outcomes in those countries, and encourages the dissemination of best practices; reaffirms the importance of the monitoring and evalutaion, by the relevant intergovernmental bodies, of the performance of relevant parts of the UN system, with respect to assisting countries to meet the commitments, objectives and goals emanating from conferences.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1998, New York, 22 Jan. and 3 and 6 Feb. 1998; resumed organizational session for 1998, New York, 7 May 1998; substantive session of 1998, New York, 6-31 July and 5 Aug. 1998; resumed substantive session of 1998, New York, 16 Dec. 1998 - E/1998/98 - p. 71-73 - (ESCOR, 1998, Suppl. no. 1).