Assistance to Nicaragua : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

  • Author: UN General Assembly (39th sess. : 1984-1985)
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  • Date:
    17 December 1984

Assistance to Nicaragua

  The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 34/8 of 25 October 1979, 35/84 of 5 December 1980, 36/213 of 17 December 1981, 37/157 of 17 December 1982 and 38/223 of 20 December 1983 concerning assistance for the reconstruction of Nicaragua, Recalling also Economic and Social Council decision 1982/168 of 29 July 1982, Taking note of the report of the Secretary-General on assistance to Nicaragua, Noting with satisfaction the support that Member States, the specialized agencies and other organizations of the United Nations system have given to the efforts of the Government of Nicaragua for the reconstruction of the country, Bearing in mind that, in the past few years, the Nicaraguan economy has been negatively affected by various events, among them natural disasters such as the floods and drought of 1982, Considering that, despite the efforts of the Government and people of Nicaragua, the economic situation has not returned to normal and continues to worsen, Deeply concerned that Nicaragua is experiencing serious economic difficulties directly affecting its development efforts,

1. Expresses its appreciation to the Secretary-General for his efforts regarding assistance to Nicaragua;

2. Expresses its appreciation to the States and organizations that have provided assistance to Nicaragua;

3. Urges all Governments to continue contributing to the reconstruction and development of Nicaragua;

4. Requests the organizations of the United Nations system to continue and to increase their assistance in this endeavour;

5. Recommends that Nicaragua should continue to receive treatment appropriate to the special needs of the country until the economic situation returns to normal;

6. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly at its fortieth session on the progress made in the implementation of the present resolution.


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