TitleKhartoum Declaration on a Human-focused Approach to Socio-economic Recovery and Development in Africa.
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Welcomes the thrust of the Khartoum Declaration adopted by the International Conference on the Human Dimension of Africa's Economic Recovery and Development in March 1988; urges international financial institutions, bilateral and multilateral donors, organizations of the UN system and non-governmental organizations to contribute actively to the implementation of the recommendations contained in the Khartoum Declaration, with a view to ensuring that concern for the human dimensions is adequately taken into account in their programmes of assistance to African countries; urges the Secretary-General to institute the action necessary to mobilize the UN system and the international community in support of the implementation of the recommendations contained in the Khartoum Declaration; calls upon the Inter-Agency Task Force to intensify its efforts to strengthen further the co-operation among the organizations of the UN system in the search for solutions to Africa's problems of human development within the context of recovery and long-term development.
Adopted at the 40th plenary meeting, 28 July 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 2nd regular session of 1988, Geneva, 6-29 July 1988. - E/1988/INF/8. - 11 Aug. 1988. - p. 37-38. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1A.