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GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION

A draft resolution on the "United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II)" (A/C.2/49/L.27) was first tabled by the co- sponsors, Algeria, on behalf of the G-77 and China, and Turkey. After informal consultations by members of the Second Committee, the Vice Chair, Raiko Raichev (Bulgaria) submitted a new draft resolution (A/C.2/49/L.61). This resolution was adopted, as orally amended, by the Committee on Friday, 9 December 1994. The resolution is expected to be adopted by the General Assembly Plenary just before Christmas.

The operative part of the resolution, as contained in L.61, takes note of the reports of the PrepCom on its organizational session and first substantive session and endorses the decisions contained therein. The resolution approves the PrepCom"s recommendation that a third substantive session of the PrepCom be held at UN Headquarters early in 1996 to complete the preparatory work for the Conference. The resolution also:

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