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A/RES/51/24


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

12 December 1996

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Fifty-first session
Agenda item 35


                  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

         [without reference to a Main Committee (A/51/L.34 and Add.1)]


            51/24.   Division for Palestinian Rights of the
                     Secretariat


      The General Assembly,

      Having considered the report of the Committee on the Exercise of
the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, 1/

      Taking note in particular of the relevant information contained
in chapter V.B 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, 45/67 B of 6 December 1990, 46/74 B of
11 December 1991, 47/64 B of 11 December 1992, 48/158 B of
20 December 1993, 49/62 B of 14 December 1994 and 50/84 B of
15 December 1995,

      1.    Notes with appreciation the action taken by the Secretary-
General in compliance with its resolution 50/84 B;

      2.    Considers that the Division for Palestinian Rights of the
Secretariat continues to make a useful and constructive contribution
through the organization of seminars and meetings of non-governmental
organizations, as well as through its research and monitoring
activities, the preparation of studies and publications, and the
collection and dissemination of information in printed and electronic
form on all issues pertaining to the question of Palestine;

      3.    Requests the Secretary-General to continue to provide the
Division with the necessary resources, including for the further
development of the United Nations Information System on the Question
of Palestine, 2/ 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, paragraph 2 of resolution 44/41 B, paragraph 2
of resolution 46/74 B, paragraph 2 of resolution 48/158 B, paragraph 3
of resolution 49/62 B and paragraph 3 of resolution 50/84 B, in
consultation with the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable
Rights of the Palestinian People and under its guidance;

      4.    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 to perform its tasks and in
covering adequately the various aspects of the question of Palestine;

      5.    Invites all Governments and organizations to lend their
cooperation to the Committee and the Division in the performance of
their tasks;

      6.    Notes with appreciation the action taken by Member States to
observe annually on 29 November the International Day of Solidarity
with the Palestinian People and requests them to continue to give the
widest possible publicity to the observance, and requests the
Committee to continue to organize, as part of the observance of the
Day of Solidarity, an annual exhibit on Palestinian rights in
cooperation with the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the
United Nations.


                                                          72nd plenary meeting
                                                               4 December 1996


                                     Notes

1/     A/51/35.

2/     See A/51/35, para. 86.

 

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