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UNITED
NATIONS

Distr.
GENERAL
HS/C/RES/11/3
A/43/8

12 April 1988

ORIGINAL: ENGLISH

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
ON THE WORK OF ITS ELEVENTH SESSION

/...
Resolutions

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11/3. Use of the term "settlement" in relation to Israeli colonies in occupied territories*


The Commission on Human Settlements,

Recalling the Vancouver Declaration on Human Settlements, i/ and the relevant recommendations for national action j/ adopted at Habitat: United Nations Conference on Human Settlements,

Recalling also General Assembly resolution 42/190 of 11 December 1987 on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territories,

Taking note of the various reports presented by the Executive Director,

Noting the conceptual conflict between human settlements terminology and that used by Israeli settlements,

Convinced of the colonial nature of the Israeli settlements,

Recommends to the General Assembly the adoption at its forty-third session of the following draft resolution:
9th plenary meeting
12 April 1988
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*Adopted by 23 votes to 8, with 9 abstentions.

i/ Report of Habitat: United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Vancouver, 31 May-11 June 1976 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.76.IV.7 and corrigendum), chap. I.

j/ Ibid., chap. II.


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