TitleProgress on the implementation of General Assembly resolution 56/201 on triennial policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations System
Reiterates that the fundamental characteristics of the operational activities of the UN system should be, inter alia, their universal, voluntary and grant nature, their neutrality and their multilateralism, as well as their ability to respond to development needs in a flexible manner, and that the operational activities of the UN system are carried out for the benefit of recipient countries, at the request of those countries and in accordance with their own policies and priorities for development; stresses that the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration, requires a new partnership between donor and recipient countries, based on the recognition of national leadership and ownership of development plans, as well as sound policies and good governance at national and international levels; requests all organizations of the UN development system to cooperate closely in further defining and/or updating the indicators and benchmarks used to design, manage and monitor capacity-building activities in support of the efforts made by recipient countries to achieve the internationally agreed development goals and objectives, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration; requests all organizations of the UN development system to develop further and implement monitoring and evaluation methodologies and mechanisms related to capacity-building outcomes.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 2002, New York, 14 Jan. and 12-15 Feb. 2002; resumed organizational session for 2002, New York, 29 and 30 April 2002; substantive session of 2002, New York, 1-26 July 2002; resumed substantive session of 2002, New York, 4 and 25 Oct. and 19 Dec. 2002 - E/2002/99 - p. 61-64 - (ESCOR, 2002, Suppl. no. 1).