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Economic and Social Council - 26 maggio 1987
RESOLUTION 1987/14
Member Name e87r014

26 May 1987

14th Plenary Meeting

Assistance to the drought-stricken areas of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, the Sudan and Uganda

The Economic and Social Council,

Recalling General Assembly resolutions 35/90 and 35/91 of 5 December 1980, 36/221 of 17 December 1981, 37/147 of 17 December 1982, 38/216 of 20 December 1983, 39/205 of 17 December 1984, 40/221 of 17 December 1985 and decision 41/455 of 8 December 1986, and Economic and Social Council resolutions 1983/46 of 28 July 1983 and 1986/45 of 22 July 1986 on assistance to the drought-stricken areas of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, the Sudan and Uganda,

Having heard the oral report on the conference of donors, held in Djibouti from 16 to 18 March 1987 to contribute to the implementation of the Plan of Action adopted by the countries members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development, made before the First (Economic) Committee of the Council, on 4 May 1987, by the representative of the United Nations Development Programme,

Deeply concerned about the serious effects of the recurrent droughts in the region, which have precipitated food shortages and famine and hindered the development efforts of the countries members of the Authority,

Commending the political will demonstrated by the countries members of the Authority to undertake joint efforts to combat the effects of drought and other related natural disasters,

Taking note of the commendable steps taken by the countries members of the Authority to mobilize the necessary financial and technical support for the implementation of the Plan of Action to combat the effects of the prolonged drought and other related natural disasters,

Expressing appreciation to the international community for its effective participation in the conference of donors,

1. Takes note of the positive response and good will of donor Governments and international organizations demonstrated at the conference of donors for the countries members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development, and expresses appreciation to those donors that have contributed or expressed their intention to contribute to the implementation of the Plan of Action adopted by the countries members of the Authority;

2. Commends the countries members of the Authority for adopting a Plan of Action oriented towards development and for the steps taken at the subregional level to mobilize the financial and technical support needed to tackle the problems of drought and other related natural disasters;

3. Urges all Governments, organizations of the United Nations system and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to adopt an integrated approach in giving full support to and providing adequate financial and technical resources for the implementation of the Plan of Action in the countries members of the Authority;

4. Notes also with appreciation the assistance provided by the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and by the United Nations Sudano-Sahelian Office for the establishment of the Authority, in line with the recommendations of the Secretary-General and pursuant to the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly;

5. Requests the Secretary-General, in co-operation with the United Nations Development Programme and other appropriate organs and organizations of the United Nations system, to intensify his efforts to mobilize assistance for the implementation of the Plan of Action;

6. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the Economic and Social Council at its second regular session of 1988 on the progress achieved in the implementation of the present resolution.

 
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