Assistance for the reconstruction and development of Lebanon, G.A. res. 47/155, 47 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 115, U.N. Doc. A/47/49 (1992).

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 46/173 of 19 December 1991 and its previous resolutions on assistance for the reconstruction and development of Lebanon, taking note of Economic and Social Council resolution 1992/42 of 30 July 1992 and recalling other relevant resolutions and decisions previously adopted by the Council,

Taking note of the report of the Secretary-General,

Aware of the severe destruction of the infrastructure of Lebanon, the continuing deterioration of its economic situation and basic services and the detrimental effects of such destruction and deterioration on social conditions and on the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of the country,

Reaffirming the urgent need to initiate regional and international action to assist the Government of Lebanon in rebuilding the country and restoring its human and economic capacities,

1. Expresses its appreciation to the Secretary-General for his report and for his endeavours to mobilize assistance to Lebanon;

2. Commends the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs for his coordination of system-wide assistance to Lebanon;

3. Calls upon Member States and international and regional organizations to provide financial and technical assistance to Lebanon in their programmes of assistance for rehabilitation and reconstruction whenever possible;

4. Calls upon all organizations and programmes of the United Nations system to intensify their assistance in response to the urgent needs of Lebanon and to take the steps necessary to ensure that their offices in Beirut are adequately staffed as soon as possible;

5. Invites the Secretary-General to intensify his efforts to mobilize all possible assistance to Lebanon and to report to the General Assembly at its forty-eighth session on the progress made in the implementation of the present resolution.

92nd plenary meeting
18 December 1992

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