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A/51/706


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5 December 1996

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                                                        A/51/706
                                                              

General Assembly
Fifty-first session
Agenda item 12


                   REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

                         Report of the Fifth Committee

                  Rapporteur:  Mr. Igor V. GOUMENNY (Ukraine)


1.   At its 3rd plenary meeting, on 20 September 1996, the General
Assembly, on the recommendation of the General Committee, decided to
include in the agenda of its fifty-first session the item entitled
"Report of the Economic and Social Council".  At the same meeting, the
Assembly decided to allocate chapters I, V (sections E and G) and VII
of the report of the Council to the Fifth Committee.

2.   At its 36th meeting, on 4 December 1996, the Committee considered
the chapters of the report of the Economic and Social Council that had
been allocated to the Fifth Committee.  The comments and observations
made in the course of the Committee's consideration of the item are
reflected in the relevant summary record (A/C.5/51/SR.36).

3.   At the same meeting, the Committee decided, without objection, to
recommend to the General Assembly that it take note of the chapters of
the report of the Economic and Social Council that had been allocated
to the Fifth Committee (see para. 4).


                     RECOMMENDATION OF THE FIFTH COMMITTEE

4.   The Fifth Committee recommends to the General Assembly the
adoption of the following draft decision:



                   Report of the Economic and Social Council

     The General Assembly takes note of chapters I, V (sections E and
G) and VII of the report of the Economic and Social Council. 1/


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                                     Note

1/   Official Records of the General Assembly, Fifty-first Session,
Supplement No. 3 (A/51/3 (Parts I and II)).

 

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