Evidence of existence of forced labour
|Publisher||UN General Assembly|
|Author||UN General Assembly|
|Publication Date||7 December 1953|
|Citation / Document Symbol||A/RES/740|
|Cite as||UN General Assembly, Evidence of existence of forced labour, 7 December 1953, A/RES/740, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f06958.html [accessed 24 November 2017]|
VIII. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE THIRD COMMITTEE
740. Evidence of existence of forced labour
1. Affirms the importance which it attaches to the abolition of all systems of forced or "corrective" labour, whether employed as a means of political coercion or punishment for holding or expressing political views or on such a scale as to constitute an important element in the economy of a country;
2. Invites the Economic and Social Council and the International Labour Organisation, as a matter of urgency, to give early consideration to the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Forced Labour at their next sessions with this aim in view;
3. Requests the Secretary-General to consult with governments which have not yet found it possible to provide information in response to the Ad Hoc Committee's request to the effect that they submit such information before the seventeenth session of the Economic and Social Council so that these replies may be brought to the attention of the Council;
4. Requests the Economic and Social Council to report on forced labour to the General Assembly at its ninth session.468th plenary meeting,
7 December 1953.
 See document E/2431.