96/9.  South-South cooperation: UNFPA support to "Partners in Population and Development"

The Executive Board

1.       Approves the arrangements proposed to support the intergovernmental organization "Partners in Population and Development", as outlined in the report on South-South cooperation: UNFPA support to "Partners in Population and Development" (document DP/FPA/1996/11);

2.       Invites the Partners to consider broadening the scope by actively involving other developing countries as well as countries with economies in transition in the programmes of "Partners in Population and Development";

3.       Requests the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund to report to the Executive Board at the third regular session 1998 on the activities and achievements of this initiative, including the role of the UNFPA, and on the justification for further Fund involvement beyond 1998.

                19 January 1996