Work of the Preparatory Committee for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United Nations, G.A. res. 49/12, 49 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 12, U.N. Doc. A/49/49 (1994).

Forty-ninth session
Agenda item 44


The General Assembly,

Having considered
the report of the Preparatory Committee for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United Nations, 1/

1. Approves the report of the Preparatory Committee and notes its work in 1994, including the progress of work reported in the open-ended drafting group of the Committee;

2. Looks forward to receiving, before the end of 1994, the report of the Secretary-General on the responses received in regard to the special commemorative meeting to be held in October 1995, in order to enable it to recommend a precise timetable and agenda for that meeting;

3. Expresses its appreciation to the secretariat of the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations for its efforts to make this a global commemoration, involving, inter alia, national committees, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations system and staff;

4. Welcomes the commemorative programme being formulated by the secretariat, and requests that emphasis continue to be placed on the development of programmes addressing the general public, in particular youth and children;

5. Welcomes also the continuation of the work of the Preparatory Committee on the draft declaration for the fiftieth anniversary;

6. Decides that the Preparatory Committee should continue its work and report thereon to the General Assembly at its fiftieth session, and/or during the forty-ninth session, as required.

55th plenary meeting
9 November 1994


1/ A/49/48.

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