Progress Report on the Implementation of the Decisions of the First Session of the Technical Committee on Natural Resources and, Science and Technology
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This report aims at briefly providing information on the level of implementation of the decisions of the 1st meeting of the Committee on Natural Resources and, Science and Technology (CNRST-1). The report covers the period from November 1999 to October 2001. It describes the activities carried out by ECA in direct or indirect response to the directives and recommendations of CNRST-1, and provides information on the activities undertaken by other stakeholders. It is to be recalled that ECA's activities during the above-mention period are carried out within the framework of the biennium 2000-2001 as approved by the United Nations General Assembly and in fulfilment of the mandate given to CNRST by the ECA's Conference of Ministers Responsible for Economic and Social Development and Planning through Resolution No. 826 (XXXII) of April 1996. The planned activities for the biennium 2002-2003 have been articulated within this mandate and in light of the recommendation of CNRST-1.