Renewal of the dialogue on strengthening international economic cooperation for development through partnership, G.A. res. 51/174, 51 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 155, U.N. Doc. A/51/49 (Vol. I) (1996).
The General Assembly, Noting with interest the efforts of the Secretary-General to encourage a constructive dialogue for enhancing development and to facilitate actions in that regard, Taking into consideration the note by the Secretary-General, 1. Reaffirms its resolutions 48/165 of 21 December 1993, 49/95 of 19 December 1994 and 50/122 of 20 December 1995 on renewal of the dialogue on strengthening international economic cooperation for development through partnership; 2. Reaffirms the importance of the dialogue on economic and development issues between the developed and the developing countries; 3. Agrees to defer the holding of the high-level dialogue for a period of two days until the fifty-second session of the General Assembly - the date, modalities and focus of the discussion to be decided by the President of the General Assembly through consultation with Member States, bearing in mind General Assembly decision 50/490 of 16 September 1996 and taking into account the progress and results achieved in the work of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group of the General Assembly on an Agenda for Development, on the theme of the social and economic impact of globalization and interdependence and their policy implications - and requests the Secretary-General, in close cooperation with Governments, all relevant parts of the United Nations system, relevant organizations and other development actors, to make initial preparations for such a dialogue; 4. Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General Assembly at its fifty-second session a report on the implementation of the present resolution, including further recommendations for enhancing the dialogue and an assessment of the ongoing efforts for its strengthening, such as the outcome of the discussions in the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group, possible future themes for dialogue, and proposals to convene special sessions of the General Assembly on major issues relevant to the dialogue on international economic cooperation for development, including those identified in the agenda for development; 5. Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its fifty-second session, under the appropriate item, the sub-item entitled "Renewal of the dialogue on strengthening international economic cooperation for development through partnership".