TitleProgress in the implementation of General Assembly resolution 59/250 on the triennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations System
Emphasizes that increasing financial contributions to the UN development system is key to achieving the Millennium Development Goals; stresses that core resources, because of their untied nature, continue to be the bedrock of the operational activities for development of the UN system; requests the Secretary-General, in consultation with the UN Development Group, to provide a consolidated overview of the biennial costs of the resident coordinator function and its current funding mechanisms; stresses that developing countries should be supported by the UN system in the development and enhancement of their national capacities consistent with their needs; calls for an acceleration of the development and implementation of a comprehensive accountability framework for resident coordinators; requests the Secretary-General, in consultation with the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination and the UN Development Group, to encourage the funds, programmes and agencies to seek, within their decentralization and regionalization efforts, synergies and complementarities with each other and the regional commissions; requests the Secretary-General to provide information on progress made in the alignment of the regional coverage of regional bureaux and regional technical support structures of the funds, programmes and agencies; urges the UN system within this context to do more, with due regard to representation of women from developing countries and keeping in mind the principle of equitable geographical representation; calls upon all the entities of the UN system to further enhance their support to South-South cooperation and reiterates the need to mobilize additional resources for enhancing South-South cooperation; calls upon the relevant UN entities to further increase efforts to harmonize data collection and information management; requests the Secretary-General to focus the analysis for the triennial comprehensive policy review in 2007, within the context of the implementation of the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals.
In : Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 2006, New York, 17 Jan., 7 and 10 Feb., 14 and 22 Mar. and 8 May 2006; resumed organizational session for 2006, New York, 10 and 12 May 2006; substantive session of 2006, Geneva, 3-28 July 2006; resumed substantive session of 2006, New York, 11 Oct., 30 Nov. and 11 and 15 Dec. 2006 - E/2006/99 - p. 31-38 - (ESCOR, 2006, Suppl. no. 1).