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Takes note of the 1989 report on the world social situation, including the annex on the critical social situation in Africa; appeals to the international community, the States members of the specialized agencies and non-governmental organizations to increase their co-operation and assistance to enhance the efforts made by the African countries to establish or improve their infrastructure, through the creation of a favourable economic environment; requests the Secretary-General, in consultation with the OAU, the ECA and the African Development Bank, to prepare a report providing an in-depth evaluation of the critical social situation in Africa, paying particular attention to the obstacles to the implementation of the UN Programme of Action for African Economic Recovery and Development, 1986-1990, including the impact of structural adjustment policies on the social situation in Africa, for submission to the Commission for Social Development at its 32nd session; decides that at its 32nd session the Commission should consider the report in the context of its review of the world social situation.
Adopted at the 15th plenary meeting, 24 May 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1989, 2-24 May 1989. - E/1989/INF/7. - 14 July 1989. - p. 78-80. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1.