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I. Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and other organizations

Cooperation between the United Nations and the Caribbean Community

This question was included in the agenda of the forty-ninth session of the General Assembly, in 1994, at the request of 12 Member States (A/49/238). Since then, the Assembly has considered the question biennially (resolutions 49/141, 51/16, 53/17, 55/17, 57/41 and 59/138).

At its sixty-first session, the General Assembly called upon the Secretary-General of the United Nations, in association with the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community and relevant regional organizations, to continue to assist in furthering the development and maintenance of peace and security within the Caribbean region; invited the Secretary-General to continue to promote and expand cooperation and coordination between the two organizations in order to increase their capacity to attain their objectives; invited the United Nations system and Member States to increase financial and other assistance to the countries of the Caribbean Community to help to implement the priorities of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS; called upon the United Nations system to assist the countries of the Caribbean in addressing the social and economic consequences of the vulnerability of Caribbean economies and the challenges that that posed for achieving the Millennium Development Goals and the goal of sustainable development; and requested the Secretary-General to submit to the Assembly at its sixty-third session a report on the implementation of the resolution (resolution 61/50).


References for the sixty-first session (agenda item 108 (e))

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Source: A/63/100

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