35. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE THIRD COMMITTEE
129. Problems of the elderly and the aged
1. Calls upon the Secretary-General to take all necessary measures to enable the Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs, in close co-operation with the specialized agencies and organizations concerned, to undertake all the necessary preparatory and follow-up activities of the World Assembly on the Elderly,
2. Adopts the recommendations of the Economic and Social Council contained in its resolution 1980/26;
3. Decides to change the name of the World Assembly on the Elderly to the World Assembly on Aging in view of the inter-relatedness of the issues of aging individuals and the aging of populations as defined by the Secretary-General's draft programme;
4. Requests the Secretary-General to establish a voluntary fund for the World Assembly on Aging and to inform Member States of the existence of the fund;
5. Appeals to Member States to make in due time generous voluntary contributions to the Fund for the World Assembly on Aging;
6. Requests the Secretary-General to launch a campaign, as soon as possible, to establish an appropriate emblem for the World Assembly on Aging;
7. Invites the United Nations Fund for Population Activities to continue to provide financial support to the preparatory work for the World Assembly on Aging as well as to the implementation of the international programme of action which would result from the Assembly;
8. Invites Member States to consider establishing national committees for the World Assembly on Aging and to conduct activities at the national level along the lines of the Secretary-General's programme and in ways that are in conformity with the culture, customs and traditions of each country;
9. Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its thirty-sixth session an item entitled "World Assembly on Aging" and requests the Secretary-General to prepare a progress report on the preparations for the World Assembly on Aging, including the report of the Advisory Committee for the World Assembly on Aging, whose establishment was recommended by the Economic and Social Council in its resolution 1980/26, to be considered under this item.92nd plenary meeting
11 December 1980
 A/35/130,  In resolution 1980/26 the Economic and Social Council recommended that the Advisory Committee should be composed of not more than twenty-three Member States appointed by the Chairman of the Third Committee. The Chairman subsequently informed the Secretary-General, by communications dated 30 June and 13 August 1981 (A/35/806 and Add.1), that he had appointed the following twenty-two States as members of the Advisory Committee: Benin, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, France, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Togo, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United States of America and Venezuela.
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