XIV. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE THIRD COMMITTEE
1393. Low-cost housing
1. Recommends that the appropriate organs of the United Nations and the specialized agencies should give due consideration to the requests of Governments for technical assistance in this field;
2. Recommends that Member States should, as part of their national plans, institute or accelerate programmes to promote the construction of low-cost housing and stimulate active participation by the people in these programmes through self-help, mutual aid, co-operation and other similar measures;
3. Requests the Secretary-General, in consultation with interested Governments and the specialized agencies concerned, to collect and disseminate information in the field of housing concerning the technical and material needs of all countries with housing problems and concerning the relevant experience gained by others which might be able to assist them;
4. Invites the Secretary-General to submit a report on the results of his inquiry at an appropriate time, and the Economic and Social. Council to transmit this report, with its comments thereon, to the General Assembly.841st plenary meeting,
20 November 1959.
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