Committee on South West Africa

1704. Committee on South West Africa

The General Assembly, Recalling that the Committee on South West Africa was established by General Assembly resolution 749 A (VIII) of 28 November 1953, Considering that under its resolution 1702 (XVI) of 19 December 1961 a United Nations Special Committee for South West Africa was set up,

1. Decides to dissolve the Committee on South West Africa;

2. Recognizes that the reports submitted annually by the Committee, and the special reports requested of it, have provided the General Assembly with valuable information on the situation in South West Africa, thus enabling the Assembly to use those reports as a basis for carrying out its responsibilities of supervision in regard to the Mandated Territory;

3. Expresses its appreciation to the Committee for its unremitting efforts on behalf of the people of the Territory of South West Africa and for its contribution to the attainment of the objectives of the United Nations;

4. Expresses its very special appreciation to Mr. Enrique Rodriguez Fabregat, Chairman of the Committee and representative of Uruguay, and to the Member States which served on the Committee, for the devotion with which they have performed their duties.

1083rd plenary meeting,
19 December 1961.

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