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UNITED
NATIONS

Distr.
GENERAL
HS/C/RES/10/13
A/42/8

16 April 1987

Original: ENGLISH

Forty-second session
Official Records



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

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Resolutions

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10/13. Activities of the International Year of Shelter
for the Homeless in the occupied Palestinian territories*


The Commission on Human Settlements,

Recalling General Assembly resolution 41/181 of 8 December 1986 on assistance to the Palestinian people,

Recalling also its resolution 9/11 of 16 May 1986 on activities for the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless in the occupied Palestinian territories,

Taking note with appreciation of the report of the Executive Director of the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) on institutions and instruments needed for financing and implementing a housing programme in the occupied Palestinian territories, a/

Recalling Security Council resolution 465 (1980), in which the Israeli settlement policies were considered illegal and a serious obstacle to peace,

Noting with grave concern the continuation of the Israeli settlement policies in the occupied Palestinian territories,

1. Strongly deplores the settlement policies of the Israeli occupation authorities in the occupied Palestinian territories;

2. Calls for an immediate halt to the establishment of new Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories and for the dismantling of existing ones;

3. Strongly opposes the demolition and sealing off of Palestinian houses by the Israeli occupation authorities;

4. Reiterates its request to the Executive Director of the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) to report on the actions taken by him for implementing the proposals contained in his report on activities for the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless in the occupied Palestinian territories submitted at the ninth session; b/

5. Requests the Executive Director to prepare a study on housing requirements of a future independent Palestinian State on the Palestinian national soil;

6. Also requests the Executive Director to continue his efforts for the provision of assistance to the Palestinian people in co-operation with the Palestine Liberation Organization;

7. Further requests the Executive Director to report to the Commission on Human Settlements at its twelfth session on the progress made in the implementation of the present resolution.

9th plenary meeting
16 April 1987

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* Adopted by 59 votes to 2, with 26 abstentions.

Notes


a/ HS/C/10/3/Add.3.

b/ HS/C/9/6/Add.4.


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