TitleUnited Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery.
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Requests the General Assembly to establish a voluntary trust fund in accordance with the following criteria: (a) the name of the Fund shall be the UN Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery; (b) the purpose of the UN shall be, first to assist representatives of non-governmental organizations from different regions, dealing with issues of contemporary forms of slavery, to participate in the deliberations of the Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery by providing them with financial assistance and, second, to extend, through established channels of assistance, humanitarian, legal and financial aid to individuals whose human rights have been severely violated as a result of contemporary forms of slavery; (c) funding shall take place by means of voluntary contributions from Governments, non-governmental organizations and other private or public entities; (d) the only types of activity to be supported by the Fund are those described in subparagraph (b) above; (e) the only beneficiaries from the Fund shall be: (i) representatives from non-governmental organizations dealing with issues of contemporary forms of slavery; (ii) individuals whose human rights have been severely violated as a result of contemporary forms of slavery and who are so considered by the Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery.
Adopted at the 13th plenary meeting, 31 May 1991. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1991, New York, 30 January and 5 and 7 February 1991; resumed organizational session for 1991, New York, 25 March 1991; first regular session of 1991, New York, 13-31 May 1991; resumed first regular session of 1991, New York, 17-21 June 1991 - E/1991/91 - p. 30-31 - (ESCOR, 1991, Suppl. no. 1).