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International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

Publisher UN General Assembly
Author UN. General Assembly (42nd sess. : 1987-1988)
Publication Date 30 November 1987
Citation / Document Symbol A/RES/42/65
Reference 42
Cite as UN General Assembly, International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly., 30 November 1987, A/RES/42/65, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00effe10.html [accessed 10 July 2014]

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 40/38 of 29 November 1985 as well as Economic and Social Council resolution 1987/25 of 26 May 1987,

Taking note with satisfaction of the report of the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women on its activities,

Recognizing that the Institute's mode of operation, through the use of networks, in carrying out its functions at the international, regional and national levels has enabled it to strengthen the scope and impact of its activities,

Convinced of the important role of research, training and information for the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women and for monitoring new trends and issues related to women and developmental policy design,

1.         Expresses its satisfaction at the significance and scope of the activities of the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women, particularly as they relate to statistics and indicators on women and training for the formulation of policy analysis, planning and programming relevant to an increased participation and the integration of women in development;

2.         Requests the Institute to continue and strengthen its research, training, information and communication activities, particularly the developing of innovative training methodologies on women and socio-economic issues related to development, networking as far as possible with other relevant research and training activities;

3.         Also requests the Institute to promote general awareness of and training in the pragmatic approach to the integration of women into policy designs, including the elaboration of special methodologies for monitoring and evaluation purposes, with particular reference to the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women and the feedback of results into the operational system;

4.         Calls upon institutions and organizations within and outside the United Nations system, particularly the United Nations regional commissions, to continue their collaboration with the Institute, on the basis of equitable cost-sharing, by strengthening the network of co-operative arrangements related to research, training, information and communication programmes concerning women and development;

5.         Invites States and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to contribute to the United Nations Trust Fund for the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women so as to ensure that the Institute has the necessary resources to implement its long-term policies and programmes;

6.         Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General Assembly at its forty-fourth session a report on the activities of the Institute;

7.         Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its forty-fourth session the item entitled "International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women".

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