Administrative and programme budget implications of the draft resolution contained in document E/CN.4/1986/L.70 : statement
UNITED NATIONS E Economic and Social Council Distr. LIMITED E/CN-4/1986/L.90 10 March 1986 Original, ENGLISH COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Forty-second session Agenda item 13 QUESTION OF A CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD Administrative and programme budget implications of the draft resolution contained in document E/CN.4/l986/L.76 Statement submitted by the Secretary-General in accordance with rule 28 of the rules of procedure of the functional commissions of the Economic and Social Council A. Requests contained in the draft resolution 1. By operative paragraph 1 of the draft resolution recommended by the Commission for adoption by the Economic and Social Council under draft resolution E/CN.4/1986/L.70, the Council would authorize a meeting of an open-ended working group for a period of one week prior to the forty-third session of the Commission with a view to completing the work on the draft convention on the rights of the child at that session. B. Relationship of proposed request to current legislative mandates 2. The activities referred to above would fall under chapter 6, section II, "Programme: Centre for Human Rights", subprogramme 2, "Elimination and prevention of discrimination and protection of minorities and vulnerable groups", the objective of and the strategy for which are described in paragraphs 6.25 and 6.27 of the medium-term plan for the period 1984-1989 (A/37/6). 3. The following programme element of section 23 (Human Rights) of the proposed programme budget for 1986-1987 would be directly affected by the activities referred to in draft resolution: GE.86-11397/0593e E/CN.4/1986/L.90 page 2 Programme element 2.1 - Elimination and prevention, of discrimination and protection of minorities and vulnerable groups Output: (XV) Substantive servicing of the Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights engaged in drafting a convention on the rights of the child. C. Activities by which the requests would be implemented 4. In order to determine the financial implications of the decision, it has been noted that the travel expenses of the members concerned would be covered under the normal provision for the attendance of members of the Commission. D. Modifications required in the programme of work 5. No modifications are required in the programme of work proposed for 1986-1987 since the activity appears under programme element 2.1. E. Additional requirements at full cost 6. Conference servicing costs to be financed under section 29 B (Conference Services Division, Geneva), calculated on a full cost basis, are estimated at $53,900 for 1987.