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6 October 1989
Agenda item 12
REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
Human rights in southern Lebanon
Note by the Secretary-General
1. By its decision 1989/157 of 24 May 1989, the Economic and Social Council took note of the report of the Commission on Human Rights,
/ containing resolution 1989/65 of 8 March 1989 on the situation of human rights in southern Lebanon. In paragraph 4 of the resolution, the Commission
requested the Secretary-General (a) to bring the resolution to the attention of the Government of Israel and to invite that Government to provide information concerning the extent of its implementation thereof and (b) to report to the General Assembly at its forty-fourth session and to the Commission on Human Rights at its forty-sixth session on the results of his efforts in that regard.
2. In accordance with the request, the Secretary-General, on 14 April 1989, addressed a note verbale to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Israel, in which he drew the attention of the Minister for Foreign Affairs to paragraph 4 of the above-mentioned resolution.
3. No reply had been received at the time of the preparation of the present report.
/ Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 1989, Supplement No. 2