Administrative and programme budget implications of the draft resolution contained in document E/CN.4/1987/L.57
UNITED NATIONS E Distr. Economic and Social LIMITED Council E/CN.4/1987/L.82 6 March 1987 Original: ENGLISH COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Forty-third 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.4/1987/L.57 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 draft resolution E/CN.4/1987/L. 57 recommended by the Commission for adoption by the Economic and Social Council, the Council would authorize a meeting of an open-ended working group for a period of one week prior to the forty-fourth 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 request to proposed programme of work 2. The activities referred to above would fall under chapter 6, section II, "Programme: Centre for Human Rights", subprograms 4, "Standard-setting, research and studies", the objective of and the strategy for which are described in paragraphs 6.38 and 6.40 of the medium-term plan for the period 1984-1989 (A/37/6). GE.87-11332/7479E E/CN.4/1987/L.82 page 2 3. The following programme element of section 23 (Human Rights) of the proposed programme budget for 1988-1989 would be directly affected by the activities referred to in the draft resolution: Programme element 4.1 - Standard-setting Output: (ii) Substantive servicing of the pre-sessional Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights engaged in drafting a convention on the rights of the child. C. Activities by which the proposed request would be implemented 4. In order to determine the financial implications of the draft resolution 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 proposed programme of work for 1988-1989 5. No modifications are required in the proposed programme of work for 1988-1989 since the activity appears under programme element 4.1. 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 $73,700 for 1988.