United Nations


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  
50th session
9 February 1996

Fiftieth session
Agenda item 91


     [on the report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee 
                       (Fourth Committee) (A/50/612)]

            50/35.   Offers by Member States of study and
                     training facilities for inhabitants of
                     Non-Self-Governing Territories

      The General Assembly,

      Recalling its resolution 49/42 of 9 December 1994,

      Having examined the report of the Secretary-General on offers by
Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-
Self-Governing Territories,  1/ prepared pursuant to its resolution
845 (IX) of 22 November 1954,

      Conscious of the importance of promoting the educational
advancement of the inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories,

      Strongly convinced that the continuation and expansion of offers
of scholarships is essential in order to meet the increasing need of
students from Non-Self-Governing Territories for educational and
training assistance, and considering that students in those
Territories should be encouraged to avail themselves of such offers,

      1.    Takes note of the report of the Secretary-General;

      2.    Expresses its appreciation to those Member States that have
made scholarships available to the inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing

      3.    Invites all States to make or continue to make generous
offers of study and training facilities to the inhabitants of those
Territories that have not yet attained self-government or independence
and, wherever possible, to provide travel funds to prospective

      4.    Urges the administering Powers to take effective measures to
ensure the widespread and continuous dissemination in the Territories
under their administration of information relating to offers of study
and training facilities made by States and to provide all the
necessary facilities to enable students to avail themselves of such

      5.    Requests the Secretary-General to report to the General
Assembly at its fifty-first session on the implementation of the
present resolution;

      6.    Draws the attention of the Special Committee on the
Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the
Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples to the
present resolution.

                                                          82nd plenary meeting
                                                               6 December 1995


1/   A/50/481.

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