United Nations


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

17 December 1985


                                                      17 December 1985
                                                      119th plenary meeting
                               Human settlements
                Report of the Commission on Human Settlements
     The General Assembly,
     Recalling its resolutions 3201 (S-VI) and 3202 (S-VI) of 1 May 1974,
containing the Declaration and the Programme of Action on the Establishment of
a New International Economic Order, 3281 (XXIX) of 12 December 1974,
containing the Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States, and
3362 (S-VII) of 16 September 1975 on development and international economic
     Recalling also its resolutions 32/162 of 19 December 1977 on
institutional arrangements for international co-operation in the field of
human settlements and 34/116 of 14 December 1979 on the strengthening of human
settlements activities,
     Conscious of the very substantial gap between the resources available
through voluntary contributions to the United Nations Centre for Human
Settlements (Habitat) and the needs of developing countries requesting
assistance from the Centre,
     Having considered the report of the Commission on Human Settlements on
the work of its eighth session,
     1.   T