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♦  Item 38:  Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources

♦  Item 46:  Information and communication technologies for development

♦  Item 47:  Macroeconomic policy questions:

(a)  International trade and development

(b)  International financial system and development

(c)  External debt and development: towards a durable solution to the debt problems of developing countries

(d)  Commodities

♦  Item 48:  Follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development and the preparation of the 2008 Review Conference

♦  Item 49:  Sustainable development:

(a)  Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development

(b)  Follow-up to and implementation of the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

(c)  International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

(d)  Protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind

(e)  Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

(f)  Convention on Biological Diversity

(g)  Report of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme on its tenth special session

♦  Item 50:  Implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

♦  Item 51:  Globalization and interdependence:

(a)  Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence

(b)  International migration and development

(c)  Culture and development

(d)  Preventing and combating corrupt practices and transfer of assets of illicit origin and returning such assets, in particular to the countries of origin, consistent with the United Nations Convention against Corruption

(e)  Integration of the economies in transition into the world economy

♦  Item 52:  Groups of countries in special situations:

(a)  Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries

(b)  Specific actions related to the particular needs and problems of landlocked developing countries: outcome of the International Ministerial Conference of Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries and Donor Countries and International Financial and Development Institutions on Transit Transport Cooperation

♦  Item 53:  Eradication of poverty and other development issues:

(a)  Implementation of the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017)

(b)  Industrial development cooperation

♦  Item 54: Operational activities for development:

♦  Item 110:  Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly.

♦  Item 119:  Programme planning.


[15 December 2008]


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