Living conditions of the Palestinian people.

  • Author: UN General Assembly (35th sess. : 1980-1981)
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    5 December 1980

35. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE SECOND COMMITTEE
75. Living conditions of the Palestinian people

The General Assembly, Recalling the Vancouver Declaration on Human Settlements, 1976,[1] and the relevant recommendations for national action[2] adopted by Habitat: United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Recalling also resolution 3, entitled "Living conditions of the Palestinians in the occupied territories", contained in the recommendations for international co-operation adopted by Habitat: United Nations Conference on Human Settlements[3] and Economic and Social Council resolutions 2026 (LXI) of 4 August 1976 and 2100 (LXIII) of 3 August 1977, Recalling further its resolutions 31/110 of 16 December 1976, 32/171 of 19 December 1977, 33/110 of 18 December 1978 and 34/113 of 14 December 1979,

1. Takes note with satisfaction of the report of the Secretary-General on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the occupied Arab territories;[4]

2. Deplores the refusal of the Government of Israel to allow the Group of Experts on the Social and Economic Impact of the Israeli Occupation on the Living Conditions of the Palestinian People in the Occupied Arab Territories[5] to visit the Palestinian and other Arab territories occupied by Israel;

3. Condemns Israeli policy resulting in the deterioration of the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the occupied territories;

4. Calls upon all States to co-operate with United Nations agencies, organizations and organs and local Palestinian authorities to alleviate the tragic living conditions of the Palestinian people caused by the Israeli occupation;

5. Requests the Secretary-General to submit a comprehensive and analytical report to the General Assembly at its thirty-sixth session, through the Economic and Social Council, on the progress made in the implementation of the present resolution.

83rd plenary meeting
5 December 1980


[1] See Report of Habitat: United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Vancouver, 31 May-11 June 1976 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.76.IV.7 and corrigendum) chap. I. [2] Ibid., chap. II. [3] Ibid., chap. III. [4] A/35/533 and Corr.1. [5] For the report of the Group of Experts, see A/35/533 and Corr.1, annex I.
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