TitleDemocratic and non-racial elections in South Africa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Takes note with satisfaction of Security Council resolution 894 (1994) by which the Council accepted the need to respond urgently to the request by the Transitional Executive Council and agreed with the proposals contained in the report of the Secretary-General concerning the mandate and size of UNOMSA including the proposals for the coordination of the activities of the international observers provided by OAU, the Commonwealth and the European Union, as well as those provided by other intergovernmental organizations or Governments; encourages Member States to respond positively to the request of the Secretary-General for election observers; urges all parties in South Africa to respect agreements reached during the negotiations, to adhere to democratic principles and to take part in the elections; calls upon the South African authorities to take the necessary measures to protect the rights of all South Africans to organize and participate in peaceful public manifestations and political rallies, to run for election and to participate in the polls in all parts of South Africa, including the "homelands", free of intimidation; calls upon all parties in South Africa to respect the safety and security of the international observers and to facilitate the carrying out of their mandate; welcomes the intention of the Secretary-General to set up a special trust fund to finance the participation of observers from African and other developing countries, and urges States to contribute generously to this fund.
Adopted at the 88th plenary meeting, 21 Jan. 1994. Also published in: The United Nations and apartheid, 1948-1994 (United Nations blue book series, v. 1) - [ST/]DPI/1568 - 1994 - p. 503-504 (document 201).