Assembly Acts on Wide Range of Social Concerns
The General Assembly on 4 December adopted six resolutions without a vote on a wide range of social concerns - youth, crime prevention and criminal justice, aging, and the disabled.
By resolution 41/98, the Assembly called on States, governmental and non-governmental organizations, United Nations bodies and specialized agencies to continue to give priority to formulating and implementing effective measures to secure the exercise by youth of the right to education and work in conditions of peace, with a view to resolving their unemployment problem.
The Assembly, in resolution 41/97 asked the Secretary-General to promote intensively the inclusion of youth-related projects and activities in United Nations programmes and stressed the importance of the active and direct participation of youth and youth organizations in activities organized at the …
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Publication information: Article title: Assembly Acts on Wide Range of Social Concerns. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: UN Chronicle. Volume: 24. Publication date: February 1987. Page number: 117. © 1998 United Nations Publications. COPYRIGHT 1987 Gale Group.
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