2005 Resolution on the World Summit outcome

60th UNGA 60th
20 Sept 2005

Analysis of precedential value

This dec­la­ra­tion is the prod­uct of the World Sum­mit in Sep­tem­ber 2005, which was attended by rep­re­sen­ta­tives from roughly 150 UN Mem­ber States. The UN Gen­eral Assem­bly adopted this res­o­lu­tion with­out a gen­eral vote the fol­low­ing month. The Gen­eral Assem­bly is the pre­em­i­nent gov­ern­ing body of the UN sys­tem and con­sists of all 193 UN Mem­ber States.

Used as precedent

access to health products

To pro­vide, with the aim of an AIDS-, malaria- and tuber­cu­lo­sis-free gen­er­a­tion in Africa, assis­tance for pre­ven­tion and care and to come as close as pos­si­ble to achiev­ing the goal of uni­ver­sal access by 2010 to HIV/AIDS treat­ment in African coun­tries, to encour­age phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pa­nies to make drugs, includ­ing anti­retro­vi­ral drugs, afford­able and acces­si­ble in Africa and to ensure increased bilat­eral and mul­ti­lat­eral assis­tance, where pos­si­ble on a grant basis, to com­bat malaria, tuber­cu­lo­sis and other infec­tious dis­eases in Africa through the strength­en­ing of health sys­tems.

key and vulnerable populations

We will put into place poli­cies to ensure ade­quate invest­ment in a sus­tain­able man­ner in health, clean water and san­i­ta­tion, hous­ing and edu­ca­tion and in the pro­vi­sion of pub­lic goods and social safety nets to pro­tect vul­ner­a­ble and dis­ad­van­taged sec­tors of soci­ety.We rec­og­nize the need to pay spe­cial atten­tion to the human rights of women and chil­dren and under­take to advance them in every pos­si­ble way, includ­ing by bring­ing gen­der and child-pro­tec­tion per­spec­tives into the human rights agenda.

positive legal determinants

Achiev­ing uni­ver­sal access to repro­duc­tive health by 2015, as set out at the Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Pop­u­la­tion and Devel­op­ment, inte­grat­ing this goal in strate­gies to attain the inter­na­tion­ally agreed devel­op­ment goals, includ­ing those con­tained in the Mil­len­nium Dec­la­ra­tion, aimed at reduc­ing mater­nal mor­tal­ity, improv­ing mater­nal health, reduc­ing child mor­tal­ity, pro­mot­ing gen­der equal­ity, com­bat­ing HIV/AIDS and erad­i­cat­ing poverty.