UNITED NATIONS
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Economic and Social Council
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E/CN.9/1998/L.6
26 February 1998
ORIGINAL: ENGLISH

COMMISSION ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Thirty-first session
23-27 February 1998
Agenda item 6

PROVISIONAL AGENDA FOR THE THIRTY-SECOND SESSION OF
THE COMMISSION

Note by the Secretariat

1. In accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 1894 (LVII), the following draft provisional agenda for the thirty-second session of the Commission has been prepared on the basis of existing legislative authority. It will be completed at the present session in the light of resolutions and decisions adopted by the Commission and will be submitted to the Economic and Social Council for review, in accordance with Council resolution 1979/41.

2. According to the topic-oriented and prioritized multi-year work programme of the Commission, which was endorsed by the Economic and Social Council in its resolution 1995/55, the theme for 1999 is population growth, structure and distribution.

A. COMMISSION ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ACTING
IN REGULAR SESSION

1. Election of officers.

2. Adoption of the agenda of the regular session of the Commission on Population and Development and other organizational matters.

3. World population situation.

Documentation

Report of the Secretary-General on world demographic trends.

4. Follow-up to actions on the recommendations of the International Conference on Population and Development.

(a) Population growth, structure and distribution;

(b) Technical Symposium on International Migration and Development.

Documentation

Concise report of the Secretary-General on world population monitoring: population growth, structure and distribution

Report of the Secretary-General on the flow of financial resources in international assistance for population

Report on the Technical Symposium on International Migration and Development

Report of the ACC Task Force on Basic Social Services for All, dealing with the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development

5. Work of the Commission on Population and Development in the next quinquennium

6. Programme implementation and future programme of work of the Secretariat in the field of population.

Documentation

Report of the Secretary-General on programme implementation and the programme of work for the 1998-1999 biennium: Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

7. Provisional agenda for the thirty-third session of the Commission.

Documentation

Draft provisional agenda for the thirty-third session of the Commission on Population and Development

8. Adoption of the report of the Commission on its thirty-second session.

B. COMMISSION ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ACTING AS
PREPARATORY BODY FOR THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME
OF ACTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

1. Election of officers.

2. Adoption of the agenda of the Commission on Population and Development acting as preparatory body and other organizational matters.

3. Preparation for the special session of the General Assembly.

Documentation

Report of the Secretary-General on the review and appraisal of the progress made in achieving the goals and objectives of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development

Report of the International Forum on the operational review of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development

Draft report of the Secretary-General for the special session of the General Assembly on the further implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development

4. Adoption of the report of the Commission at its thirty-second session, acting as preparatory body.

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