TitlePolicies and programmes involving youth : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Appeals to all States to adopt effective measures, in accordance with their legislations, particularly in the fields of teaching and education, culture, and information, in order to strengthen and promote among nations and, primarily, among youth understanding, mutual respect and friendship, for further progress towards an international climate free of mistrust and discord; requests the Secretary-General to organize a meeting, from extrabudgetary resources if necessary, between UN bodies and the specialized agencies concerned and non-governmental youth organizations to discuss the problems of existing channels of communication between the UN system and youth; calls upon Member States to enable young people to obtain a proper and up-to-date education and to pay increased attention to the promotion of the employment of youth in all sectors of the economy, thereby facilitating their integration into social and professional life; invites Governments to include youth representatives in their national delegations to the General Assembly and other relevant UN meetings and international conferences dealing with youth-related issues; requests the Secretary-General to continue to include the UN Youth Fund among the programmes for which funds are pledged at the UN Pledging Conference for Development Activities; requests the Secretary-General to prepare a report on the implementation of the guidelines for further planning and suitable follow-up in the field of youth and to include therein a draft programme of action to mark the 10th anniversary of the International Youth Year.
Adopted at the 78th plenary meeting, 8 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 178-180. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).