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UNITED
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        Economic and Social Council
E/RES/1987/77
8 July 1987

Assistance to the Palestinian people


The Economic and Social Council,

Recalling General Assembly resolution 41/181 of 8 December 1986,

Recalling also Economic and Social Council resolution 1986/49 of 22 July 1986,

Recalling further the Programme of Action for the Achievement of Palestinian Rights, adopted by the International Conference on the Question of Palestine,

Noting the need to provide economic and social assistance to the Palestinian people,

Noting also that the meeting on assistance to the Palestinian people was held at Geneva on 19 June 1987 in response to General Assembly resolution 41/181,

1. Takes note with appreciation of the report of the Secretary-General on assistance to the Palestinian people;

2. Welcomes the preparation of the programme of economic and social assistance to the Palestinian people set out in the report of the Secretary-General,

3. Requests the Secretary-General to develop the programme and seek its implementation in close co-operation with the Palestine Liberation Organization and to co-ordinate the activities envisaged by various organizations of the Ubited Nations system within the framework of the programme;

4. Urges the international community, the United Nations system and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to disburse their aid or any
other forms of assistance to the occupied Palestinian territories solely for the benefit of the Palestinian people and in a manner that will not serve to prolong the Israeli occupation;

5. Requests the international community, the United Nations system and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to sustain and increase their assistance to the Palestinian people in co-operatioin with the Palestine Liberation Organization;

6. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly at its forty-third sesion, through the Economic and Social Council, on the progress made in the implementation of the present resolution.


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