Resolution on the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)


CM/Res.1112 (XLVI)




RESOLUTION ON THE UNITED NATIONS INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING AND RESEARCH (UNITAR)


The Council of Ministers of the Organization of African Unity, meeting in its Forty-sixth Ordinary Session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 20 to 25 July 1987,


Recalling its resolution CM/1070 (XLIV) of last year by which, inter-alia, it requested African delegations to the Forty-first Session of the United Nations General Assembly to support the Secretary-General of the United Nations General Assembly to support the restructuring and re-inforcing of the activities of UNITAR,


Taking note of the restructuring plan for UNITAR adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 41/172 and of the implementation of that plan by the Secretary-General of the United Nations since January 1st 1987,


Noting that, because of the significant reduction of UNITAR budget as a result of the implementation of the restructuring plan of the Institute, the financial situation of UNITAR remains a matter of concern:


  1. ENDORSES the action taken by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in favor of the continuation of UNITAR’S activities;


  1. REQUESTS African delegations to the Forty-second Session of the United Nations General Assembly to support the proposals that the Secretary - General of the United Nations will make in favor of the continuation of UNITAR;


  1. INVITES once again all African Governments to make voluntary contributions to UNITAR to demonstrate their continuing interest and their unflinching support;


  1. APPEALS also to all Member States of the United Nations to provide UNITAR with increased voluntary contributions in order to assure to that institution a better financial situation that would enable it to continue its important mission.

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