United Nations

A/RES/46/74


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

11 December 1991

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                                             A/RES/46/74
                                             69th plenary meeting
                                             11 December 1991
 
                      Question of Palestine
 
                                A
 
  The General Assembly,
 
  Recalling its resolutions 181 (II) of 29 November 1947, 194 (III) of 11
December 1948, 3236 (XXIX) of 22 November 1974, 3375 (XXX) and 3376 (XXX) of
10 November 1975, 31/20 of 24 November 1976, 32/40 of 2 December 1977, 33/28
of 7 December 1978, 34/65 A and B of 29 November 1979 and 34/65 C and D of 12
December 1979, ES-7/2 of 29 July 1980, 35/169 of 15 December 1980, 36/120 of
10 December 1981, ES-7/4 of 28 April 1982, 38/58 A of 13 December 1983, 39/49
A of 11 December 1984, 40/96 A of 12 December 1985, 41/43 A of 2 December
1986, 42/66 A of 2 December 1987, 43/175 A of 15 December 1988, 44/41 A of 6
December 1989 and 45/67 A of 6 December 1990,
 
  Having considered the report of the Committee on the Exercise of the
Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People,57
 
  1.  Expresses its appreciation to the Committee on the Exercise of the
Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People for its efforts in performing the
tasks assigned to it by the General Assembly;
 
  2.  Endorses the recommendations of the Committee contained in paragraphs 87
to 95 of its report and draws the attention of the Security Council to the
fact that action on the recommendations of the Committee, as repeatedly
endorsed by the General Assembly at its thirty-first session and subsequently,
is still awaited;
 
  3.  Requests the Committee to continue to keep under review the situation
relating to the question of Palestine as well as the implementation of the
Programme of Action for the Achievement of Palestinian Rights58 and to report
and make suggestions to the General Assembly or the Security Council, as
appropriate;
 
  4.  Authorizes the Committee to continue to exert all efforts to promote the
implementation of its recommendations, including representation at conferences
and meetings and the sending of delegations, to make such adjustments in its
approved programme of seminars and symposia and meetings for non-governmental
organizations as it may consider necessary, to give special emphasis to the
need to mobilize public opinion in Europe and North America, and to report
thereon to the General Assembly at its forty-seventh session and thereafter;
 
  5.  Also requests the Committee to continue to extend its cooperation to
non- governmental organizations in their contribution towards heightening
international awareness of the facts relating to the question of Palestine and
creating a more favourable atmosphere for the full implementation of the
recommendations of the Committee, and to take the necessary steps to expand
its contacts with those organizations;
 
  6.  Requests the United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine,
established under General Assembly resolution 194 (III), as well as other
United Nations bodies associated with the question of Palestine, to continue
to cooperate fully with the Committee and to make available to it, at its
request, the relevant information and documentation which they have at their
disposal;
 
  7.  Decides to circulate the report of the Committee to all the competent
bodies of the United Nations and urges them to take the necessary action, as
appropriate, in accordance with the programme of implementation of the
Committee;
 
  8.  Requests the Secretary-General to continue to provide the Committee with
all the necessary facilities for the performance of its tasks.
 
 
                                B
 
  The General Assembly,
 
  Having considered the report of the Committee on the Exercise of the
Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People,
 
  Taking note, in particular, of the relevant information contained in
paragraphs 53 to 74 of that report,
 
  Recalling its resolutions 32/40 B of 2 December 1977, 33/28 C of 7 December
1978, 34/65 D of 12 December 1979, 35/169 D of 15 December 1980, 36/120 B of
10 December 1981, 37/86 B of 10 December 1982, 38/58 B of 13 December 1983,
39/49 B of 11 December 1984, 40/96 B of 12 December 1985, 41/43 B of 2
December 1986, 42/66 B of 2 December 1987, 43/175 B of 15 December 1988, 44/41
B of 6 December 1989 and 45/67 B of 6 December 1990,
 
  1.  Takes note with appreciation of the action taken by the
Secretary-General in compliance with its resolution 45/67 B;
 
  2.  Requests the Secretary-General to provide the Division for Palestinian
Rights of the Secretariat with the necessary resources, including a computer-
based information system, and to ensure that it continues to discharge the
tasks detailed in paragraph 1 of resolution 32/40 B, paragraph 2 (b) of
resolution 34/65 D, paragraph 3 of resolution 36/120 B, paragraph 3 of
resolution 38/58 B, paragraph 3 of resolution 40/96 B, paragraph 2 of
resolution 42/66 B and paragraph 2 of resolution 44/41 B, in consultation with
the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian
People and under its guidance;
 
  3.  Also requests the Secretary-General to ensure the continued cooperation
of the Department of Public Information and other units of the Secretariat in
enabling the Division for Palestinian Rights to perform its tasks and in
covering adequately the various aspects of the question of Palestine;
 
  4.  Invites all Governments and organizations to lend their cooperation to
the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian
People and the Division for Palestinian Rights in the performance of their
tasks;
 
  5.  Takes note with appreciation of the action taken by Member States to
observe annually on 29 November the International Day of Solidarity with the
Palestinian People.
 
                                C
 
  The General Assembly,
 
  Having considered the report of the Committee on the Exercise of the
Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People,57
 
  Taking note, in particular, of the information contained in paragraphs 75 to
86 of that report,
 
  Recalling its resolutions 45/67 C and 45/68 of 6 December 1990,
 
  Convinced that the world-wide dissemination of accurate and comprehensive
information and the role of non-governmental organizations and institutions
remain of vital importance in heightening awareness of and support for the
inalienable rights of the Palestinian people to self-determination and to the
establishment of an independent sovereign Palestinian State,
 
  1.  Takes note with appreciation of the action taken by the Department of
Public Information of the Secretariat in compliance with General Assembly
resolution 45/67 C;
 
  2.  Requests the Department of Public Information, in full cooperation and
coordination with the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of
the Palestinian People, to continue, with the necessary flexibility as may be
required by developments affecting the question of Palestine, its special
information programme on the question of Palestine for the biennium 1992-1993,
with particular emphasis on public opinion in Europe and North America and, in
particular:
 
  (a)  To disseminate information on all the activities of the United Nations
system relating to the question of Palestine, including reports of the work
carried out by the relevant United Nations organs;
 
  (b)  To continue to issue and update publications on the various aspects of
the question of Palestine, including Israeli violations of the human rights of
the Palestinian people and other Arab inhabitants of the occupied territories
as reported by the relevant United Nations organs;
 
  (c)  To expand its audiovisual material on the question of Palestine,
including the production of such material;
 
  (d)  To organize and promote fact-finding news missions for journalists to
the area, including to the occupied territories;
 
  (e)  To organize international, regional and national encounters for
journalists.