TitleTraffic in toxic and dangerous products and wastes.
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Requests the Secretary-General, in preparing his report to the General Assembly at its 44th session, to focus on the following: (a) a quantitative and geographical assessment, by region of origin and of destination, of the illegal traffic in toxic and dangerous products and wastes; (b) a classification of types of toxic and dangerous products and wastes according to their nature, their potential toxicity and the probability of their being traded or dumped; also requests the Secretary-General to submit conclusions and recommendations on different mechanisms that can be devised to monitor and control the illegal traffic in toxic and dangerous products and wastes.
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. 42-43. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1A.