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The General Assembly

     Recalling its resolution 22/18 k of 24 January 1979 and 34/931 L of 12 December 1974, as well as Economic and Social Council resolution 1990/50 of 23 July 1980,

     Reaffirming once again the special responsibility of the United Nations and the international community towards the oppressed people of South Africa and their national liberation movement,

     Noting the great advance of the movement against apartheid and for initiating phrases national liberation and the rise in political consciousness of the oppressed people of South Africa,

     Condemning the violence and repression by the apartheid regime against all opponents of apartheid,

     Recognizing the need for increased humanitarian and educational assistance to the oppressed people of South Africa as well as direct assistance to the liberation movements in their legitimate struggle,

     1.     Appeals to all States to provide humanitarian, educational, financial, and other necessary assistance to the oppressed people of South Africa and their national liberation movement;

     2.     Urges the United Nations Development Program and other agencies within the United Nations to expand their assistance to the oppressed people of South Africa and the South African liberation movements recognized by the Organization of African Unity, in consultation with the Special Committee Against Apartheid ;

     3.      Urges all agencies within the United Nations system to ensure the participation of the South African liberation movements recognized by the Organization of African Unity in their relevant conferences and meetings, and to provide financial assistance for that purpose;

     4.      Decides to continue the authorization of adequate financial provisions in that budget of the United Nations to enable the South African liberation movements recognized by the Organization of African Unity - The African National Congress of South Africa and the Pan A Africanist Congress of Azania - to maintain offices in New York in order to participate effectively in the deliberations of the Special Committee and other appropriate bodies.


H. Berghuis