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The Russian Federation

stated that the CSD should become not only a political forum for strengthening North-South and East-West partnership, but also to prepare specific recommendations for countries and international organizations on the basis of analysis of main trends, problems and experience accumulated in the field of sustainable development as well as a dialogue with all participants, including NGOs. It is also important that there be improvement of structures for coordination among all elements of the UN system.