32. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE THIRD COMMITTEE
132. International year and world assembly on aging
1. Invites all States to make known their views to the Secretary-General by 1 July 1978 concerning the uselfulness of proclaiming an international year on aging for the purpose of calling world-wide attention to the serious problems besetting a growing portion of the populations of the world;
2. Further invites all States to communicate their views to the Secretary-General by 1 July 1978 regarding the desirability of convening a world assembly on aging in order to permit national leaders and government specialists to exchange experiences, explore solutions and devise programmes for amelioration of the problems unique to the elderly;
3. Requests the Secretary-General to prepare a report on the reactions of Member States to the proclamation of an international year on aging as well as to the convening of a world assembly on aging, including appropriate proposals on ways in which either or both of these undertakings might be carried out;
4. Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its thirty-third session an item entitled "Problems of the elderly and the aged" under which the Secretary-General's report and pertinent observations by Member States would be considered.105th plenary meeting
16 December 1977
 Resolution 2542 (XXIV).  E/CN.5/531.
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