ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL

Selected Documents

 

Item 39:  Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the
              the United Nations, including special economic assistance:

              (b)  Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions

 

Report of the Secretary-General on assistance to Mozambique

 

Report of the Secretary-General on humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation for countries and regions

 

 

Item 44:  Information and communication technologies for development

 

Note by the Secretary-General of the United Nations transmitting the report of the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union on the first phase and progress in the preparations of the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society

 

Report of the Secretary-General on information and communication technologies for development:  progress in the implementation of General Assembly resolution 57/295

 

 

Item 83:  Macroeconomic policy questions:

 

Note by the Secretary-General of the United Nations transmitting the report of the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union on the first phase and progress in the preparations of the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society

 

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representatives of Canada and Mexico to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

              (a)  International trade and development

 

(to be issued)

Report of the Trade and Development Board
(Supplement No. 15)

 

 

Report of the Trade and Development Board on its thirty-third executive session

 

 

Report of the Trade and Development Board on its thirty-fourth executive session

 

 

Report of the Trade and Development Board on its twenty-first special session

 

 

Report of the Trade and Development Board on its thirty-fifth executive session

 

 

Report of the Trade and Development Board on its fifty-first regular session

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on international trade and development and on developments in the multilateral trading system

 

 

Report of the Trade and Development Board on its eleventh session

 

              (b)  International financial system and development

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on international financial system and development

 

              (c)  External debt crisis and development

 

Report of the Secretary-General on external debt crisis and development including a comprehensive and substantive analysis of the external debt and debt-servicing problems of developing countries

 

              (d)  Commodities

 

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development on world commodity trends and prospects

 

Item 84:  Follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the International Conference on Financing
              for Development

 

 

Summary by the President of the Economic and Social Council of the special high-level meeting of the Council with the Bretton Woods institutions and the World Trade Organization (New York, 26 April 2004)

 

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representatives of Canada and Mexico to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

Report of the Secretary-General on follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the International Conference on Financing for Development

 

 

Note by the Secretary-General on innovative sources of financing for development

 

 

Item 85:  Sustainable development

 

Report of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme at its eighth special session, containing reports on the work of the Environmental Management Group (29-31 March 2004, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea)

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on products harmful to health and the environment

 

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the Issue of establishing universal membership for the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, including its legal, political, institutional, financial and system-wide implications

 

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

 

Relevant chapter of the report of the Economic and Social Council on the work of the Commission on Sustainable Development at its twelfth session (Supplement No. 3)

 

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities undertaken during the International Year of Freshwater, 2003, and further efforts to achieve the sustainable development of water resources

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on progress in the implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development

 

              (b)  Further implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of
                    Small Island Developing States

 

Report of the Secretary-General on promoting an integrated management approach to the Caribbean Sea area in the context of sustainable development

 

 

Note by the Secretariat on accreditation of non-governmental organizations and other major groups to the International Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

 

              (c)  International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction and on international cooperation to reduce the impact of the El Niňo phenomenon

 

              (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

 

Note by the Secretary-General on the implementation of United Nations environment conventions: the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and the Convention on Biological Diversity

 

              (g)  United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
                    
(No advance documentation has been requested)

 

Item 86:  Implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements
              (Habitat II) and of the twenty-fifth special session of the General Assembly

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and the strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme

 

 

Note by the Secretary-General on the coordinated implementation of the Habitat Agenda

 

Item 87:  Globalization and interdependence

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representatives of Canada and Mexico to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Director-General of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on industrial development cooperation

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

              (a)  Globalization and interdependence

 

Report of the Secretary-General on globalization and interdependence

 

              (b)  International migration and development

 

Letter dated 5 April 2004 from the Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on international migration and development

 

              (c)  Preventing and combating corrupt practices and transfer of funds of illicit origin and
                    returning such assets to the countries of origin

 

Report of the Secretary-General on preventing and combating corrupt practices and transfer of funds of illicit origin and returning such assets to the countries of origin

 

 

              (d)  Culture and development

 

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on the implementation of resolution 57/249 on culture and development

 

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

 

Report of the Secretary-General on integration of the economies in transition into the world economy

 

Item 88:  Groups of countries in special situations

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

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

 

Annual progress report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2001-2010

 

              (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

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action

 

Item 89:  Eradication of poverty and other development issues

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representatives of Canada and Mexico to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Letter dated 15 July 2004 from the Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on communication for development programmes in the United Nations

 

              (a)  Implementation of the first United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty
                    (1997-2006)

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the first United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (1997-2006) and on the International Year of Microcredit, 2005

 

              (b)  Women in development

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the World Survey on the Role of Women in Development

 

 

 

              (c)  Industrial development cooperation

 

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Director-General of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on industrial development cooperation

 

Item 90:  Operational activities for development

 

Relevant chapter of the report of the Economic and Social Council (Supplement No. 3)

 

 

 

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

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

 

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme on the activities of the United Nations Development Fund for Women

 

              (b)  Triennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the
                    United Nations system

 

Report of the Secretary-General on comprehensive statistical data on operational activities for development for 2002

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General: triennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General containing preliminary statistical data on operational activities for development for 2003

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the triennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system: conclusions and recommendations

 

 

Item 91:  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

 

Relevant chapter of the report of the Economic and Social Council (Supplement No. 3)

 

 

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territory, including Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan

 

 

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

Item 92:  Training and research
               (a)  United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 

Report of the Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, including details on the status of contributions to and the financial situation of the Institute

 

                 (b)  United Nations University

 

Report of the Council of the United Nations University

  Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations University, including details on the status of contributions to and the financial situation of the Institute

 

Item 109:  Programme planning

 

Report of the Committee for Programme Coordination at its forty-fourth session, chap. II, sect. C

 

 

Proposed strategic framework for 2006-2007

 

 

 Friday, 10 December 2004