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B. Promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly and recent United Nations conferences

2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa

The item entitled “2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Africa” was included in the agenda of the fifty-fifth session of the General Assembly, in 2001, at the request of Togo (A/55/240 and A/55/240/Add.1). At the same session, the Assembly proclaimed 2001-2010 the Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa (resolution 55/284).

The General Assembly considered the item at its fifty-seventh to sixty-first sessions (resolutions 57/294, 58/237, 59/256, 60/221 and 61/228).

At its sixty-second session, the General Assembly welcomed the contribution to the mobilization of additional and predictable resources for development by voluntary innovative financing initiatives; encouraged the World Health Organization and its member States, with the support of the parties to the Stockholm Convention, to continue to explore possible alternatives to DDT as a vector control agent; and requested the Secretary-General to report to the Assembly at its sixty-third session on the implementation of the resolution (resolution 62/180).

References for the sixty-second session (agenda items 47 and 64)

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Source: A/63/100

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