strategy

Coordinating United Nations system-wide implementation of Agenda 21

Synonyms:
Reviewing reports on implementation of Agenda 21 by United Nations specialized agencies
Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 indicates that the Economic and Social Council, in the context of its Charter role [vis-à-vis] the General Assembly and the ongoing restructuring and revitalization of the UN in the economic, social and related fields, would assist the General Assembly through overseeing system-wide coordination, overview on the implementation of Agenda 21 and making recommendations in this regard. Appropriate steps should be taken to obtain regular reports from specialized agencies on their plans and programmes related to the implementation of Agenda 21, pursuant to Article 64 of the Charter of the UN.

Subjects:
Systems
Coordination
United nations
Type Classification:
F: Exceptional strategies