REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

FOR THE YEAR 1986

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III. QUESTIONS CONSIDERED WITHOUT REFERENCE TO A SESSIONAL COMMITTEE

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H. Permanent sovereignty over national resources in the occupied Palestinian and other Arab territories

64. The Council considered the question of permanent sovereignty over national resources in the occupied Palestinian and other Arab territories at its second regular session of 1986 (agenda item 5).  It had before it a note by the Secretary-General (A/41/410-E/1986/97) concerning the report on the financial and trade practices of the Israeli occupation authorities in the occupied Palestinian and other Arab territories requested by the General Assembly in its decision 40/423.

64. The Council considered the item at its 35th and 36th meetings, on 17 and 18 July 1986.  An account of the discussion is contained in the relevant summary records (E/1986/SR.35 and 36).

66. At its 35th meeting, the Council held a general discussion on the item.  Statements were made by the representatives of the Syrian Arab Republic, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Iraq, Egypt and the German Democratic Republic, and the observers for Algeria, Czechoslovakia and Israel; the observer for the Palestine Liberation Organization also made a statement.

ACTION TAKEN BY THE COUNCIL

Israeli economic practices in the occupied

Palestinian and other Arab territories

67. At its 36th meeting, on 18 July, on the proposal of the President, the Council, having considered the note by the Secretary-General (A/41/410-E/1986/97) concerning the report on the financial and trade practices of the Israeli occupation authorities in the occupied Palestinian and other Arab territories requested by the General Assembly in its decision 40/432, decided that that report should be submitted for consideration to the Assembly at its forty-second session, through the Council at its second regular session of 1987 (see Council decision 1986/155).

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Document symbol: A/41/3
Document Type: Report
Document Sources: General Assembly
Subject: Economic issues, Social issues
Publication Date: 31/12/1986