TitleSituation of and assistance to Palestinian women
Calls upon the concerned parties, as well as the international community, to exert all the necessary efforts to ensure the immediate resumption of the peace process on its agreed basis, taking into account the common ground already gained, and calls for measures for tangible improvements in the difficult situation on the ground and the living conditions faced by Palestinian women and their families; demands that Israel, the occupying Power, comply fully with the provisions and principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Regulations annexed to the Hague Convention IV, of 18 Oct. 1907 and the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 Aug. 1949, in order to protect the rights of Palestinian women and their families; urges Member States, financial organization of the UN system, non-governmental organizations and other relevant institutions to intensify their efforts to provide financial and technical assistance to Palestinian women, especially during the transitional period; requests the Secretary-General to continue to review the situation and to assist Palestinian women by all available means, and to submit to the Commission on the Status of Women at its 47th session a report on the progress made in the implementation of the present resolution.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 2002, New York, 14 Jan. and 12-15 Feb. 2002; resumed organizational session for 2002, New York, 29 and 30 April 2002; substantive session of 2002, New York, 1-26 July 2002; resumed substantive session of 2002, New York, 4 and 25 Oct. and 19 Dec. 2002 - E/2002/99 - p. 58 - (ESCOR, 2002, Suppl. no. 1).