I. Organizational, administrative and other matters
Cooperation between the United Nations and the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries
This question was included in the agenda of the fifty-ninth session of the General Assembly, in 2004, at the request of Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and Timor-Leste (A/59/231).
The Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries had been granted observer status in the General Assembly at its fifty-fourth session (resolution 54/10).
The General Assembly considered this item at its fifty-ninth session (resolution 59/21).
At its sixty-first session, the General Assembly invited the Secretary-General of the United Nations to continue to undertake consultations with the Executive Secretary of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries with a view to promoting cooperation between the secretariats of the two bodies; invited the Secretary-General and the Executive Secretary to start consultations with a view to considering the establishment of a formal cooperation agreement; and requested the Secretary-General to submit a report on the implementation of the resolution to the Assembly at its sixty-third session (resolution 61/223).
- Report of the Secretary-General (resolution 61/223)
References for the sixty-first session (agenda item 108 (f))
- Report of the Secretary-General A/61/256, part one, sect. V
- Draft resolution A/61/L.43 and Add.1
- Plenary meetings A/61/PV.38, 39 and 83
- Resolution 61/223
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