Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories

XXI. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE FOURTH COMMITTEE
2234. Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories

The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 2110 (XX) of 21 December 1965, Having examined the report of the Secretary-General on offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories under General Assembly resolution 845 (IX) of 22 November 1954,[1]

1. Takes note of the report of the Secretary-General;

2. Urges Member States to continue to offer scholarships to the inhabitants of the Non-Self-Governing Territories;

3. Requests Member States to facilitate the travel of students from Non-Self-Governing Territories seeking to avail themselves of the educational opportunities which are offered to them;

4. Requests the Member States offering scholarships to take into account the necessity of furnishing complete information about the scholarships offered and the need to provide, whenever possible, travel funds for prospective students;

5. Requests the Secretary-General to ensure the dissemination of information about the scholarships offered by Member States;

6. Invites the administering Powers concerned and the specialized agencies to co-operate with the Secretary-General in the dissemination of that information;

7. Invites the administering Powers concerned to take all measures necessary to ensure that all scholarships and training facilities offered by Member States are utilized by the inhabitants of the Non-Self-Governing Territories and to render effective assistance to those persons who have applied for, or have been granted, scholarships or fellowships, particularly by facilitating their travel formalities;

8. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly at its twenty-second session on the implementation of the present resolution;

9. Draws the attention of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples to the present resolution.

1500th plenary meeting,
20 December 1966.


[1] Ibid., document A/6503.
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