Strengthening programmes of intergovernmental organizations to support Agenda 21
Synonyms: Adjusting activities of United Nations specialized agencies to promote sustainable development
Context: Agenda 21 indicates that all United Nations specialized agencies, related organizations and other relevant intergovernmental organizations within their respective fields of competence have an important role to play in the implementation of relevant parts of Agenda 21 and other decisions of UNCED. Their governing bodies may consider ways of strengthening and adjusting activities and programmes in line with Agenda 21, in particular, regarding projects for promoting sustainable development. Furthermore, they may consider establishing special arrangements with donors and financial institutions for project implementation that may require additional resources.
Implementation: This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the UN Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Subjects: Action AgencyPromotionIntergovernmentalUnited nationsSustainable development
Type Classification: E: Emanations of other strategies