Future government of Palestine – SecCo requests GA special session – SecCo resolution

44 (1948).  Resolution of 1 April 1948

           [S/714, II]

The Security Council,

Having received, on 9 December 1947, General Assembly resolution 181 (II) concerning Palestine dated 29 November 1947,

Having taken note of the United Nations Palestine Commission's first 1/ and second 2/ monthly progress reports and first special report on the problem of security,3/

Having called, on 5 March 1948, on the permanent members of the Council to consult,

Having taken note of the reports made concerning those consultations,

Requests the Secretary-General, in accordance with Article 20 of the United Nations Charter, to convoke a special session of the General Assembly to consider further the question of the future government of Palestine.

Adopted at the 277th meeting by 9 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).


1/ See page 14.

2/ See page 14.

3/ Ibid, document S/695.

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