TitleAssistance to the Palestinian people : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Requests the Secretary-General to charge the UN Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) with supervising the development of the programme and to provide it with the funds needed to engage 20 experts to prepare an adequate programme, in close co-operation with the PLO, taking into account the intifadah of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territory, including Jerusalem, and its implications; urges Member States, organizations of the UN system and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to disburse their aid or any other forms of assistance to the occupied Palestinian territory solely for the benefit of the Palestinian people and in a manner that will not serve to prolong the Israeli occupation; calls for the provision of emergency assistance to the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territory, including the dispatch of teams of orthopaedic surgeons; decides to extend to the occupied Palestinian territory the same preferential treatment accorded the least developed countries, pending the elimination of the Israeli occupation and the assumption of full control by the Palestinian people over their national economy without external interference; calls for treatment on a transit basis of Palestinian exports and imports passing through neighbouring ports and points of exit and entry; calls for the granting of trade concessions and concrete preferential measures for Palestinian exports on the basis of certificates of origin issued by Palestinian bodies designated by the PLO; requests the UN bodies not to extend any form of assistance to the occupying Power, Israel.
Adopted at the 83rd plenary meeting, 20 Dec. 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 43rd session, Volume 1, 20 September-22 December 1988. - A/43/49. - 1989. - p. 134-135. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).