Study of factors bearing upon the establishment of an economic commission for the Middle East

II. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE SECOND COMMITTEE
120. Study of factors bearing upon the establishment of an economic commission for the Middle East

The General Assembly,

1. Considering the interest of the United Nations in problems relating to the economic development of all under-developed regions;

2. Taking note of the resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council during its fifth session[1] requesting the Economic and Employment Commission to study the general problems connected with the establishment of regional commissions as a means to promote the aims and purposes of the United Nations;

3. Taking note with satisfaction of the decision by the Council at that session to establish an ad hoc Committee for the purpose of studying the factors bearing upon the establishment of an economic commission for Latin America;[2]

4. Taking note of the general favourable reception given to the proposal for an economic commission for Latin America by the Second Committee;

5. Recognizing that co-operative measures among all the countries of the Middle East can be of practical assistance in raising both the level of economic activity and the standard of life in the Middle East and in strengthening the economic relations of these countries both among themselves and with other countries of the world, and that such measures would be facilitated by close cooperation with the United Nations and its subsidiary organs as well as with regional organizations in the Middle East such as the Arab League;

6. Invites the Economic and Social Council to study the factors bearing upon the establishment of an economic commission for the Middle East.

Hundred and third plenary meeting,
31 October 1947.


[1] See Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council during its fifth session, resolution 72 (V), page 9. [2] Ibid., resolution 70 (V), page 8.
Disclaimer:

This is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content. Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.