TitleInternational co-operation for the eradication of poverty in developing countries : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Calls upon the international community to intensify its development of action-oriented programmes with short-term, medium-term and long-term approaches for the eradication of poverty in support of developing countries' own efforts; requests the Secretary-General to co-ordinaate urgent appropriate actions for the formulation of improved and enhanced action-oriented technical co-operation programmes for the eradication of poverty within the framework of the organizations of the UN system, in accordance with the policies, priorities and strategies of those countries; requests the Committee for Development Planning to submit to the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole for the Preparation of the International Development Strategy for the 4th UN Development Decade, at its session to be held from 4 to 15 June 1990, concrete proposals for action for the eradication of poverty in developing countries; requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General Assembly at its 45th session a progress report and at its 46th session a comprehensive report containing, inter alia: (a) an analysis of the diversified impact of adverse international economic conditions on the intensification of poverty in developing countries; (b) a summary of the experience of developing countries concerning the eradication of poverty; (c) specific recommendations for effective policy measures for the urgent and permanent eradication of poverty, in accordance with the present resolution; (d) an account of the implementation of the present resolution.
Adopted at the 85th plenary meeting, 22 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. 137-138. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).