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Summaries of work and documentation

 

Reference:  A/60/100  [F]  [S]  [A]  [C]  [R]

 
 

  Item 56:

 

Eradication of poverty and other development issues

Date of consideration:  14 November 2005 (AM) & 15 November 2005 (AM)

Second Committee Report (59th session):  A/59/487   [ F ]   [ S ]   [ A ]   [ C ]   [ R ]  

Documents:

A/60/79   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Identical letters dated 18 May 2005 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly 

 

A/60/111  [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Letter dated 5 July 2005 from the Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

A/C.2/60/3   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Letter dated 24 August 2005 from the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to the President of the General Assembly

 

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

Date of consideration:  14 November 2005 (AM) & 15 November 2005 (AM)

Second Committee Report (59th session):  A/59/487/Add.1  [ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Documents:

A/60/115   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Letter dated 11 July 2005 from the representatives of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkey and the United States of America to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

A/60/314   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the first United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (1997-2006) (Mandate: GA res. 59/247, para. 48)

Summary:  

At its fiftieth session, in 1995, the General Assembly proclaimed the first United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (1997-2006) (resolution 50/107).

The General Assembly continued its consideration of the question at its fifty-first to fifty-eighth sessions (resolutions 51/178, 52/193, 53/198, 54/232, 55/210, 56/207 57/266 and 58/222).

At its fifty-ninth session, the General Assembly, inter alia, requested the Secretary-General to submit to the Assembly at its sixtieth session a report on the implementation of its resolution (resolution 59/247).

(b)  Women in development 

Date of consideration:  14 November 2005 (AM) & 15 November 2005 (AM)

Second Committee Report (59th session):  A/59/487/Add.2  [ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Documents:

A/60/84   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Note verbale dated 9 June 2005 from the Permanent Mission of Burkina Faso to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

A/60/162   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

A/60/162/Corr.1   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Report of the Secretary-General on the progress made in the implementation of General Assembly resolution 58/206 on women in development (Mandate: GA res. 58/206, para. 36)

Summary:  

The General Assembly considered this question biennially from its fortieth to fifty- sixth sessions (resolutions 40/204, 42/178, 44/171, 46/167, 48/108, 50/104, 52/195, 54/210 and 56/188).

At its fifty-eighth session, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit to it at its sixtieth session a report on the progress made in the implementation of the resolution, including the impact of globalization on the empowerment of women and their integration in development (resolution 58/206).

At its fifty-ninth session, the General Assembly took note of the report of the Secretary-General entitled World Survey on the Role of Women in Development (A/59/287 and Add.1) and decided to consider it at its sixtieth session (resolution 59/248).

(c)  Human resources development 

Date of consideration:  14 November 2005 (AM) & 15 November 2005 (AM)

Document:

A/60/318   [F]   [S]   [A]   [C]   [R]  

Report of the Secretary-General on human resources development (Mandate: GA res. 58/207, para. 18)

Summary:  

The General Assembly considered this question at its forty-fifth session and biennially as of the forty-sixth session (resolutions 45/191, 46/143, 48/205, 50/105, 52/196, 54/211 and 56/189).

At its fifty-eighth session, the General Assembly encouraged the United Nations system to focus in its cooperation activities on building human and institutional capacity, giving specific attention to women, girls and vulnerable groups; and requested the Secretary-General to submit to the Assembly at its sixtieth session a report on the implementation of the resolution and to include a separate section therein on the effect of the movement of highly skilled people and those with an advanced education in human resources development in developing countries (resolution 58/207).

 

 

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