TitleInternational Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction.
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Expresses its appreciation for the work done by the International Ad Hoc Group of Experts on the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, which adopted the Tokyo Declaration on 11 Apr. 1989 and submitted its report to the Secretary-General, and requests that the full report of the Group be submitted to the General Assembly as an official document; recommends that the General Assembly take action to develop an appropriate framework for international co-operation to attain the objective and goals of the Decade, which commences in 1990, with particular emphasis on the catalytic and facilitating role envisaged for the UN system, taking into account the proposals and recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General and the views expressed at the 2nd regular session of 1989 of the Economic and Social Council.
Adopted at the 35th plenary meeting, 26 July 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 2nd regular session of 1989, Geneva, 5-28 July 1989. - E/1989/INF/10. - 29 Aug. 1989. - p. 36-37. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1A.