TitleAdverse consequences for the enjoyment of human rights of political, military, economic and other forms of assistance given to the racist and colonialist régime of South Africa.
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Welcomes with satisfaction Commission on Human Rights resolution 1990/22 in which the Commission invited the Special Rapporteur: a) to continue to update, subject to annual review, the list of banks, transnational corporations and other organizations assisting the racist régime of South Africa; b) to use all available material from other UN organs, Member States, specialized agencies and other relevant sources in order to indicate the volume, nature and adverse human consequences of the assistance given to the racist régime of South Africa; c) to intensify direct contacts with the UN Centre on Transnational Corporations, the Centre against Apartheid of the Secretariat and the UN Council for Namibia, with a view to consolidating mutual co-operation in updating his report; calls upon all Governments: a) to co-operate with the Special Rapporteur in making the report even more accurate and informative; b) to disseminate the updated report and give its contents the widest possible publicity; requests the Secretary-General to make available to the Special Rapporteur 2 economists to help him analyse and document specific cases of special importance; requests the Secretary-General to bring the updated report of the Special Rapporteur to the attention of Governments whose national financial institutions continue to deal with the régime of South Africa and to call upon them to provide the Special Rapporteur with any information or comments they may wish to present on the matter.
Adopted at the 14th plenary meeting, 25 May 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1990, 1-25 May 1990. - E/1990/INF/6. - 16 July 1990. - p. 66-67. - Issued in ESCOR, 1990, Suppl. no. 1.