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♦  Item 40:   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 50:   Information and communication technologies for development

♦  Item 51:   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 52:   Follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development and the 2008 Review Conference

♦  Item 53:   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

(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 twenty-fifth session

(h)   Sustainable mountain development

(i)   Promotion of new and renewable sources of energy

♦  Item 54:   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 55:   Globalization and interdependence:

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

(b)   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

(c)   Science and technology for development

♦  Item 56:   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 57:   Eradication of poverty and other development issues:

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

(b)   Women in development

(c)   Human resources development

♦  Item 58:   Operational activities for development:

(a)   Operational activities for development of the United Nations system

(b)   South-South cooperation for development

♦  Item 59:   Towards global partnerships

♦  Item 60:   Agriculture development and food security

♦  Item 118:   Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

No advance documentation requested
Item is allocated to all the Main Committees for the sole purpose of considering and taking action on their respective tentative programmes of work for the sixty-fifth session of the General Assembly

♦  Item 133:   Programme planning

No advance documentation requested
Item is allocated to all the Main Committees and the plenary of the General Assembly to enhance discussion of evaluation, planning, budgeting and monitoring reports


[29 December 2009]

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