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UNITED
NATIONS
E

        Economic and Social Council
Distr.
GENERAL
E/1999/INF/2
16 February 1999

Original: ENGLISH

Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its organizational session for 1999
Note: The provisional texts of the resolutions and decisions adopted by the Council at its organizational session for 1999 are circulated herein for information. The final texts will be issued in Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 1999, Supplement No. 1 (E/1999/99).
Resolution numberTitle
Agenda item
Date adopted
Page
Resolutions
1999/1Restructuring and revitalization of the United Nations in the economic, social and related fields (E/1999/L.6 and Corr.1)
4
2 February 1999
3
1999/2Work programme for the Committee for Development Policy (E/1999/L.8)
7
5 February 1999
5
Decision number
Decisions
1999/201Provisional agenda for the substantive session of 1999 of the Economic and Social Council (E/1999/L.4)
2 and 3
2 February 1999
5
1999/202Basic programme of work of the Economic and Social Council for 2000 (E/1999/L.4)
2 and 3
2 February 1999
14
1999/203Regional cooperation (E/1999/L.4)
2 and 3
2 February 1999
19
1999/204Dates of sessions of subsidiary bodies of the Economic and Social Council and of other meetings of the Council in 1999 (E/1999/L.4)
2 and 3
2 February 1999
19
1999/205Provisional agenda and documentation for the 1999 session of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (E/1999/L.4)
2 and 3
2 February 1999
20
1999/206Participation of non-governmental organizations accredited to the World Summit for Social Development in the work of the Commission for Social Development at its thirty-seventh session (E/1999/L.3)
2
2 February 1999
21
1999/207Enlargement of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (E/1998/L.53)
6
2 February 1999
21
1999/208Theme of the humanitarian affairs segment of the substantive session of 1999 of the Economic and Social Council (E/1999/L.7)
3
5 February 1999
21
1999/209Issue of the review of the distribution of seats in the Executive Board of the World Food Programme (E/1999/SR.4)
5
5 February 1999
22
1999/210Elections to subsidiary and related bodies of the Economic and Social Council, nominations and confirmation of a representative on a functional commission (E/1999/SR.4)
8
5 February 1999
22












III


2nd plenary meeting
2 February 1999





4th plenary meeting
5 February 1999







1. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters


2. The role of employment and work in poverty eradication: the empowerment and advancement of women






3. Operational activities of the United Nations for international development cooperation:




(d) Economic and technical cooperation among developing countries

Documentation



Coordination segment


4. Coordination of the policies and activities of the specialized agencies and other bodies of the United Nations system related to the following theme: Development of Africa: implementation and coordinated follow-up by the United Nations system of initiatives on African development




5. Special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance




6. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to major United Nations conferences and summits


7. Coordination, programme and other questions:

(a) Reports of coordination bodies

Documentation


(b) Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2000–2001

Documentation


(c) Joint and Co-sponsored United Nations Programme on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)

Documentation


(d) International cooperation in the field of informatics

Documentation


(e) Calendar of conferences and meetings in the economic, social and related fields

Documentation


8. Implementation of General Assembly resolutions 50/227 and 52/12 B


9. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations


10. Regional cooperation


11. Economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territory, including Jerusalem, and the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan


12. Non-governmental organizations


13. Economic and environmental questions













14. Social and human rights questions



(b) Social development

Documentation













A. High-level segment



B. Operational activities of the United Nations for international development cooperation segment**
**In its resolution 53/192, the Assembly invited the Council to consider, inter alia, harmonization and simplification, including of programming, and resources, on the basis of progress reports by the Secretary-General, including appropriate recommendations.



C. Coordination segment




D. Humanitarian affairs segment




E. General segment



Social and human rights questions

Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Third Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination
















1999/206













1999/209
























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