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11 March 1994
United Nations Conference
on Trade and Development
Report of the Trade and Development Board on
the first part of its fortieth session
ACTION TAKEN BY THE TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD ON SUBSTANTIVE ITEMS OF ITS AGENDA
UNCTAD's assistance to the Palestinian people
10. At its 832nd meeting, on 1 October, the Board took note of the report of the UNCTAD secretariat on developments in the economy of the occupied Palestinian territory (TD/B/40(1)/8).
11. The Board further decided, pursuant to paragraph (c) of General Assembly decision 47/445, of 22 December 1992, to draw the attention of the Assembly to that part of its report which reflected the Board's discussions under this item. (See the extract from the report of Sessional Committee II reproduced in annex IV. For the statement made by the representative of Israel in connection with this action, see chap. II.A.)
Statement made by the representative of Israel in connection
with UNCTAD's assistance to the Palestinian people
(agenda item 8
15. At the 832nd meeting, on 1 October, the representative of Israel stated that his delegation had joined the consensus on the report of Sessional Committee II, including on the matter of action taken under agenda item 8. However, his delegation did not understand that summary, or the action taken under that item, to imply or to condone any change in the existing work programme of the Special Unit for Assistance to the Palestinian People, nor the authorization of any new initiative by the secretariat in this regard.