The Second Committee also adopted a number of other resolutions related to UNCED
follow-up. These include:
- Convention on Biological Diversity (A/C.2/50/L.45): This resolution takes note of the work of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice. It calls upon those States that have not yet ratified the Convention to do so and invites the Executive Secretary of the Convention to report on the results of the second meeting of the COP to the General Assembly at its 51st session and to make this report available to the CSD.
- Implementation of the outcome of the Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (A/C.2/50/L.47): This resolution requests the Secretary-General to ensure that the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Unit of the DPCSD include in its work programme provision for the development and compilation of a vulnerability index for SIDS, to be prepared in collaboration with UNCTAD and other relevant organizations. It also requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General Assembly at its 53rd session a report on the plans, programmes and projects for the sustainable development of SIDS that have been implemented in response to the Programme of Action, as well as those that are under implementation and those that are envisaged for implementation within five years of the date of the report.
- Report of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (A/C.2/50/L.69): This resolution endorses the report of the UNEP Governing Council on its 18th session. The Governing Council is requested to prepare a report on UNEP's role and activities in implementing Agenda 21 and to submit that report to the General Assembly at its special session on the overall review and appraisal of the implementation of Agenda 21. It also calls on Governments to make contributions in a timely fashion in order to allow for the full and effective implementation of UNEP's work.