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A/RES/51/11


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

13 November 1996

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Fifty-first session
Agenda item 23


                  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

         [without reference to a Main Committee (A/51/L.13 and Add.1)]


            51/11.   Cooperation between the United Nations
                     and the Asian-African Legal Consultative
                     Committee


      The General Assembly,

      Recalling its resolutions 36/38 of 18 November 1981, 37/8 of
29 October 1982, 38/37 of 5 December 1983, 39/47 of 10 December 1984,
40/60 of 9 December 1985, 41/5 of 17 October 1986, 43/1 of 17 October
1988, 45/4 of 16 October 1990, 47/6 of 21 October 1992 and 49/8 of 25
October 1994,

      Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on
cooperation between the United Nations and the Asian-African Legal
Consultative Committee,  1/

      Having heard the statement made on 4 November 1996 by the
Secretary-General of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee 2/
on the steps taken by the Consultative Committee to ensure
continuing, close and effective cooperation between the two
organizations,

      1.    Takes note with appreciation of the report of the Secretary-
General; 1/

      2.    Notes with satisfaction the continuing efforts of the Asian-
African Legal Consultative Committee towards strengthening the role of
the United Nations and its various organs, including the International
Court of Justice, through programmes and initiatives undertaken by the
Consultative Committee;

      3.    Also notes with satisfaction the commendable progress
achieved towards enhancing cooperation between the United Nations and
the Consultative Committee in wider areas;

      4.    Notes with appreciation the decision of the Consultative
Committee to participate actively in the programmes of the United
Nations Decade of International Law and programmes on environment and
sustainable development;

      5.    Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the General
Assembly at its fifty-third session a report on cooperation between
the United Nations and the Consultative Committee;

      6.    Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its fifty-
third session the item entitled "Cooperation between the United
Nations and the Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee".

                                                          50th plenary meeting
                                                               4 November 1996


                                     Notes

1/      A/51/360.

2/      See Official Records of the General Assembly, Fifty-first
Session, Plenary meetings, 50th meeting, and corrigendum.

 

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