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1 UNITED NATIONS Distr. GENERA,L L/ 44/ October 1989 ENGLISH ORIGINAL! ARABIC/ENGLISH./ FRENCH Forty-fourth ses s ion Agenda ieen 27 CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY Leeter dateal 3 october 1989 fron the Pernaaent. Representative of Kenya to the United Nations atldressed to the Secretarv-General I have the honour to request that you arrange for the distribut.ion as an official. alocumeat of the Genelaf AssernbLy, untler agenala item 27, of the resolutions adopted by the Council of Ministers of the Organizatio! of African Utity at its fiftieth orilinary session, held at Addis Ababa fron 17 to 22 ttuly 1989 (anaex I), and the Declaration on Nanibia ( annex II) aad Che resolutioas adopted by the Assenbly of Heads of SCate aad Goverrunent of the Organizatior of Africa! Uoley at its twerty-fiflh ordinary session, held at Addis Ababa f,,rom 24 to 26 iluly 1989 ( annex III). (Siqnetl) Michael c, OKEYO Anbasaador Pernanent Repreaentative of Kenya to the United Nations A c (E)

2 A/ 44/ 603 Page 2 ANNEX I Resofutions adopted by tbe Couneil of Ministers of the Organization of African unity ae its fiftieth ordibarw sessiot!. held at Addis Ababa frotn 17!o 22 iluly 1989 Fesolution l{umber CillRes.1206 A\l,/Res.1207 c;vres.1208 da,/res.i209 cr{,/res.'l?10 el'4lres.12l} crt/res.1212 c.i,/res O'l,/Res.1214 C!4./Re s " 1215 Cl4lRes.1216 c$1,/res. lzr7 (L) CMlRes " CI-.l,/Res.1219 (Ll (L) (L) (L) (!) (Ll (t) (L) (L) (Ll (L) (L) TABI.,E OF COTI?ETflTS title Resolution on t{amibia Resolution on Soutll Africa Resolution on the Af,riedn Anti- Apartheid Comaittee Resolution on F'rontline and other lleighbouring States ReEolution on Af tio-arab Co-operation Resolution on the Situation in the i.liddle East Resolutd.on on the ouegtion of Palestine Resol.ution on the Qilestion of the onorian. Is1and of uayottee l4otion of, thanks to the Republic.of cube Resolution on the Integration of llonen in Developrnent Resolution on the Del.iberations of tire Tentlr Ordinary gessj.on of the.oau Defence corunission Resolution on i\lauritania-seneqal Dj.spute Resolution od ttr Reacti.vation otilo.rth-south Dialogrue Resolution on ilegotj.ations for a Fourth ACPIEEC Convention Number of Paqes 6 i 2

3 A/ 44/ 603 Engl.i sh Page 3 Cl,l,/Res.1220 (l) Aar/Res.1221 (L) CM,/ReE.I222 (L) C!t/Res.1223 (L) AiL/Res.1224 (L) Cltr/Res.1225 (Lr CMlRes.I226 (L) C!t/Res.I227 (L) CM,/Res.l228 (I.) C$/Res.1229 (L) CfalRes.I230 (L) C1.1,/Res.123I (L) Resolution on the Special Emergency Funal for Drought and Famine Control. in Africa 2 Resolution on the Sixth Replenishnent of the African Development Fund 2 Resolution on the African Alteinative Frarnework for Structulal Adjustment Programmes for Socio-Economic Recovery and Transfcrmation (.AAF-SAP.) 3 Resolution on the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 2 hesolution on the Collapse of the negotiations for a Ne',r International Coffee Agreenent 2 Resoluti.on on Control of Transboundary llovements of ltazardous Wastes and thei.r Disposal in Africa 3 Resolution on the Candidature of Dr. Berhane Ghebray for the Post of Secretary-GeneraL of the Group of Af,lican-Caribbean and Pacific States 1 Resolution on the outcome of the First Special Session of African $inisters of, l4alitime Transport 4 Resolution on the Constituent Congress of the Pan-African Union of science and Technology (PUST) 2 Resolution on the Third Ordinary Sessi.on of the OAU Conference of African tlinisters of Uealt-h 2 Resolution on tbe Strategj.es for the Decade for the African Child (1990 -?000) 3 Resolution on :he THeIfth crdinary Session of the OAU Labour Commission L

4 6./44/ 603 SngliBh Page 4 Ciq,,/Res.l232 (L) CI,l,/Res.1,233 (!,) cm,/res.1234 (L) CI'1,/Res.l235 (L) CI.l/Res.1236 (L) OVRes.lZ3? (L) O{,/Res.l238 (L) Ail,/Res.1239 (L) O;1,/Res.1240 (Ll cl.i,/res.l241 (L) Resolution on ^.he Third Session of the African ljlinisterial Conference on the Environrient 2 Resolutl.on on Assisting SHAPO Build up its rnformation and Conuirunications systee 2 Resolution on the status of Information and Comnunications in Africa 2 Resolutl.on on the ldomination of the Iqembers of the oau Ad Hoc Administrative fribunal 1 Resolution on the Participation of Youth Ln Deve lopment in Africa 2 Resolution on Africa and the fnternational Literacy Year (1990) 3 Resolution on the Approval of the Report of the secretary-general on the Inplementation of Resolution Csl/Res.ll?3 (xlviri ) 3 Resolutlon on the Project for the Hydroseolosical I'lap of i?::::".t."al 2 Resolution on Financial Difficulties Confronting the Specializeil Agencies of the organization of African Unity 3 Resolution on the Refugee sltuation in Africa 5 Cll,/Res.12d2 (L) vote of thanks I

5 A/ 44/ 603 Page 5 Cl'l,/Res.1206 ( L) RESOLUTIOII O}I IIJ\ITIBIA Ahe Council of F,{inisters of the Organization of African Unity, meeting in its Fiftieth Oldinary Session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopla, frorn l? to 22,ruty, 1989, Havins cohsidered the report of the Co-ordinating Connittee for the Liberation of Af,ri.ca, as rrel1 as the report of the Se cretary-general on the Situation in Southern Africa and having taken note of the infornation provided by t,he South ilest African peodlers Organization ( SlfApO ), Havinq also seliougly revie':^red the unfolding events relating to the implementation of United Nations Security counci.l Resolution 435 (19?8), Deeply disturbed bi the racist pretoria reginers designs and schemes E,o manipulate the implementation of Narnibiars independence process in favour of its puppets and collaborators in flagrant violation of the letter and spirit of Uni.ted, lfations Security Council 435 (19?B), Further reieeratinq its resolutions, deci.sj.ons and recotnnendationb on the struggle for the liberation of l{anibia being waged by stiapo and j.ts all-round support to that struggle, Reaff,irninq the inalienable rights of the i,lami.bian people to: freedom and independence in conformity erj.th the OAU and UN Charters,

6 A/ 44/ 603 Englisb Page 6 Deeplv concerned about the deteriorating security situation, especially uidespread cases of murder, intimidati,on and harassment of SWAPO members, iupporters and simpathizers by the notori.ous elements of the South African nulder squads:!{elcoiies the conmencement of the implenentation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 435 (1978)t 2. DEPLORES the inadequate deployrnent of UNTAG in Namibia at the start of i.rre implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 435 (1978) in April 1989, which enabled racist South Africa'a arny of occupation to hunt dotrn and massacre SWAPO conbatants based in Narnibia; C?ltf,s UPON the United l.lations Secretary cenelal to take aii measures n including incleasing the udlitary component of ttnfac to ,.as provided for in United Nations Security Counci I Resolution 435 (1978), so as to ensure racist South Africats compliance nith the resolution and create conclitions for flee and fair lections in Namibia; 4. STROI{GLY COtiDEtlllS the decj_sion tor.deploy racist South lfrican forces on the eve of ltramibia's transition to independence, and..the unwarranted milit.ary attacks against SWAPO combatants awaitingr confinement to base in accordance with the provisions of United Nations Security Council Resolution 435 (1978). as r*e1l as the atroiities comrnitted. against the civilian populat!.on in Namibia;

7 A,/44/603 Paqe 7 HAILS.the tiryrqly initiatives taken by the Peoplers Republic of t\ngo1a, Republic of cuba, SFIAPO, the Frontu.ne States as well as the measures taken by PresiCent lloussa TRAORE, current chairman of the oau in April Lggg. ained at bringing to an end "the crisis engineered by the racist pretoria regime and the subsequent calnage and other atrocities co!0mitted against the people of Namibj-a t 6. STRoNGLy COI'IDEIqLS racist South Af rica. s continued machj.nations r especially the integration of the Koevoet murder sguads in the South ltest Africa police Force, uhich is supposed to maintain Larv and order during the period of transieion to itamibia's independence aimed at preventing SttrApO from winning the independence elections scheduteal for November 1989; DEITIANDS the imtnediate dernohilization of all Koevoet elenents from the police force and the disnantling of their command structure in accordance irith the provisions of the United llations Security Council Resolution 435 (1978); ts- DECIDES to fol,lor,r closely developnents in ilamibia and, in the event of cont,inued violations by racist Sout,h Africa, of the provisions of UN Security Council Resolutton 435 (1978) thereby threatening to rvreck prospects for free and fair independence elections in Namibia, to codvene an emergency session to consider appropriate action t

8 Al 44/603 Page 8 o lq. CriI,LS UPoN the United Nations Secretary General to ulgently ensure the overdue release of all i,lanibian political Prilsoners held by SouEh Africa and the repeal of all oppressive and discrinanatory latts anc regulations as provided for in Uniteil Natj.ons Seculity Council Resolution 435 (1978); FUR?HER CAL,,LS UPOTJ the Unite.i llations Secretary- General to ensure that the voting system of ProPortional replesentetion!o be used in tlarnibia be straight-f orvtard and simple so as to be understood by the l,lamibian people who have never participated in a der,rocratic electiont L. APPEALS to the International Comnunity to urgently extend aii necessary assistance to the United l{ations High Commission for Refugees (.UNHCR) and SI{APO " to facilitate the speedy repatriation of al1 Namibian exiles so as to enable them participate in the elections; 12. REAFFIRMS r--he inalienable right of the people of i'lamillia to nalional iltdependence and sovereignty in a non-fragmented and United uatnibia, i:rclud j.ng!,lalvis Bay and the Penguin and other off-shore islands in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 435 (1978);

9 a/ 44/ 603 Page STROTIGLY RECO&UiEIiDS that the United Nations discharge its full responsibility in ensuring its supervision and control of lhe elections, and that the Special Representative of the United Nations secretary ceneral proceed with the step by step implementation process only after he has satisfied himself that it will Ieail to free ancl fair eleceions as stipulated in the UniEed liations Plan for the independence of NanibiEr; 14. EXPRESSES satisface,ion with the solidarity shohtn by the International community lrith the just struggle of the people of ttamibia antj EXPRESSES its profound gratitude to all the states r,rhich are participating in the United lilations 'fransitional Assistance Group ( UNTAG), 15. ENCOURAGES the UN Secre tary-general and UI'ITAG and URGES them to pursue their efforts to ensure the ful1 implenentation of Resolution 435. llations to exercise its fuil responsibility in implementing Resolut j.on 435 (1978) on Namibia, vrithout any Ceviations and not to allou South i\f rica to manipulate the interpretacion of this resolution to its or"rn advantage ; 16. CAL,LS UPOI the United L7. CALLS UPOti the International Cor.munity and all democratic forces to nonitor closely Nanibia's inciependence process and to e:<tend all necessary assistance to the people of llarnibia to realize genuine independence;

10 a,/ 44/603 Ergl ish Page FURTHER CALLS UPON the African and international media to counte! the south African propaganda against swapo and to take necessary measures to fully cover Ehe election events in tlanibia.

11 Ll44/603 Euglish Page 11 cl.1,/res ( L ) RESOLUIIOII OI.I SOUTII AFRICA The Council of ilinisiars of the organization of African Unity, meeting.in its Fiftieth Ordinary Sessior" in Addi s Ababa r Ethiopia, fron 17 to 22 Julyr 1989, Having considered the Report of the co-ordinating Conmittee for the Liberation of rr'frica and the leport of the Secretary-Genera.L on Southern Africa, Havins f urther been bs1qqgi by the ANC and the PAC on che current ilevelopments insic;e South of ernergency, passing of death Apa,*r_!,hgid' continued detention repression of all opponents oi the excension of,. the state sentences on opponents of ',ri.thout trial and intensified the minority racist regime, Further concerned about Lile deleriorating health of political. prisoners and detainees in 4Ertheid Pr j.sons. Deep1v outraged at r-he use of Poisonous chenicals by the Apartheid regime against nembers of the Liberation t"loveme nts and the mass democratic roovements " Havinq noted tha so-called 5-year manifesto of the racist National Pa!'ty, Ar,rare that the inoending septernber 1989 elections are confined to tne lrilite nino.rir-]r populalion of South Africa,

12 A,./ 44,/ 603 EngLish Page 12 Deeplv concerned over tbe growi"ng nilitary co-operation bettreen racist Scuth Africa and Chile, Israel and Taiwan, Convj-nced that curreoe econonic sanctions against the Apartheid regire are having the intended effects, Furthe! concerned at the continuei aggression and destabilization against the Frontline anc other neighbouring States by the racist regime of South Africa: I. STROIIGLY CONDEt,ii'lS the regrin of terror be i.ng perpetrated under the state of emargency and death sentences passed on the opponents of ;IpqltheiC especially the Upington 14 as r.reil as long prison terms imposed on the Sharpeville Six and the Delmas Trialists; 2. DEI.IAI{DS the,lnraediate end to the judicial murders perpet.rated by the racist regirne on South African partriots uhose real status according to relevant Geneva Conventj.cns is that of prisoners of rrar; 3. FURTHER COi{DEi,ll]Ll the.ontinuec incarcerat.ron ot- poli Lical Dl:lson_i:rs and detalnees ; 4 " DEll,i{i{DS the unconrl,i-tional release of Con:rade ljelson l4ancie-la an!i- all ocher ooli ti cal prisoners and det.ainees;

13 a/ 44/ 603 Page FURTHER DEllAliDS the irunediata and unconditional unlcanning of the l\l.lc, P.tC and all ant i organi zations ; 6. SUPPORTS the catnpaign launchec by Comracle Zephania lvlothopeng r together with the Internatioh4L Red Cross, against South Airica's abject prison conditions r,rhich have directly resulted in cotlrades i.land,ela and l'lothopeng contracting buherculosis r anc-[ DEi.lAl.lDs Ehat ai1 prisoners an'i detalnees in racist jail-s have access to proper medical care; 7. STROI{GLY COtlDEi"iNS rhe use of poisoncus chemicals by t.he racisl regime against nembers of the Liberation Flovements and mass democratic orqani zat ion ; 8. Cji?EGORICALLY REJECTS the so-callecr- llational Party's 5-year nnnifesto as j.t aims at entrenching and perpeguating whrte doninationt 9 " REAFFIRI'(S that on-1y an election based on rf,ne person one vote to a sing Ie 'rir.itary charnber can lead to the establishrent of a non-racial an.l democratic South A-f ri-ca t 10. S'!}1.OI\GLY COi{DAi4i$S }:he gi'owinq mij.irary ccope.ration bet',(een racist Sour:h Africa anc Ci1i1e, IsraeL " lair{an as r.ve l" 1 as certarn Western countries, anci.lccorlingly cai,ls for the strict observance of the Ui\i Security Council's ar:ms embargo agai jlgt South rlfrice;

14 Al 44/603 Page REItEtuiTES tiie appeal i.o ti'te Intelnaticnal Corrrmunii.y to impose comprehensive arrrl Illancia Eory sancti.ons aclainst the raci-st Pretoria regixne; L2. STROIIGLY URGES tre International Ba-nking cornmunily not to resche.lule the foreign debt of i\d.1rtheid SouEh Airica and CI\LLS Ctl Pretoria's Rajor tlad j,ng partnej:s to end double iaxation agreements Eri Lir racist South /ifrica, terminate trade credit guaranl:ees and oppose gold loans and sh'aps t 13. CALIJS UPOr'l the Internationa I continue and expand "ell-round Aoartheid SouEh Af!ica; Com,nunity tc isol.ation of 14. STRONGLY SUPPOR'I'S the deci sions of the UI'l General irssembly to convene a Special Session on Apartheid anc it.s destructlve consequences in Southern Africa in December HjiILS the tineiy j-niliatives of the Associatj.on cf Aflican.furists (AAJ) to ser up in Croee ( Senegal) at r,ne enc of this year, an Inte!- national '.l'ribunal to e:<ar0i oe the crines of 1{parthei-d and BX?RESSES SUPPORT fo!: this undert.aliing t i6. CALLS UP{)iY O.ILU Me$U)er states and 1--he Internat,i-onal Cornauni.j:.y tc increase a1l-rcuncl support to the lilaliona i Liberatlon yiovements and to further isolate lhe ADari.heid regine.

15 A/44/603 E!glish Page l-5 Ctl,/Res.120B (1,) The Council of t,linisters of the Organization of African Unity, neeting in its Fiftieth Orilinary Session in addis Ababa, Ethiopia, fron I? to 22 July, I9g9, Notinq that in pursuance of the reconmendatj.ons of Declaration AIIG,/ST.2 (XXIII) of the Assenbly of Heads of State and Government and Resolution C!i./Res.l09? (XLVI) of the Council of Uinisters of the OAU adopted in iluly l9b? 1n Addis Ababa, the Constituent ceneral Assembly sf the African Anti-AEELle:!! CoEnlttee was held in Brazzaville, the people's Republlc of the Congo fron 12 to 14 January, 1989, Recallinq that the rnajor objective of the constituent General AsEenbly of, the African anti-apaegeu! Conmlttee were to provide a continental fra:nework for co-ordinating the activities of national ant i -Ag!E!l Committee for rhe total eradication of Apartheid and effece.ively support the liberation struggle j.!r Southern Africa, gxpressinq the wish to promote and strengthen cooperation betti en. the Organization of African Unity and the Af rican anti-}pggihe:ll Conrmittee : 1. NOfES and EXPRESSES SATISFACTION at the establishment of the African anti- Apartheid ComniEtee, a Non-coverumental Organization wl.th its headquarters in Brazzaville, the people's Republic of the Congo;

16 A/44/ 603 Page 16 FURIHER TAKES NOTE of the nil1 of the African anti Conmittee to closely cooperate wj.th the Organization of African Unity and the United Nations so as to intensify the ane i se.ruggle in southern Africa t 1 4. RECOTVIT4ENDS to rhe African anti-apglhg$l conmittee to halmonize its activities with those of the United tlations Special anti- Apartheid Committee, the bodies of the Uhited Nations system an,.l their International organizations concerned t CAILS UPoN the oau secre Eary-General to hold consultations erith the Secretar.y-General of the African anti Conmj.ttee with a view to defininq the rnodalities for establish: ing appropriate co-operation links betvteen the Organization of African Unity and. lhe said Committee; REQUESTS the OAU Secretary-General after holding consultations r.rith the Secretary- General of the l\frican maire recomendations to the Fifty-first Ordinary Session of the Council of t'.{inisters in order to establish effective co-operation bet',reen the OAU and rhe ^j{frican anti Corunittee. Committee '

17 A/ 44/ 603 Page l7 CPI,/Res.1209 ( L ) RESOLUTION OiiI FRONTLTI.IE A1VD OTHER NEIGBBOURING STATES The Council of i,tinisters of the Organization of African Unity, tneeting in its Fiftleth Ordinary Session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 17 to 22 July, 1989, Having considered the repctlt of the Co-ordinating Cotrmittee for the Liberation of Africa and the reoort of the S cretary-general on Southern i\f rica " Gravelv concerned over the ever volatile situation in Southern Africa and the continued acts of aggression, intlnidation and destabillzation against the Frontline and other neighbouring States by the racist pretoria regine, Fully coqnizant of the enormous sacrifices which the Frontli.ne States conti.nue to.ntake in the course of the struggle for the total liberation of Africa; 1. COIII,{ENDS the FrontLine States f or their sacrj.fices and suppor-. to the AIIC, PAC and SI,IAPO in their legitimate struggle!'o realize the total liberation of Africa; 2. HAiLS the emplacement of a Frontline States Observer I'lission in Namibia and INVITES that l.lj,ssion to continue to cl.osely cooperate qtith the OAU Representative in Naroibia ;

18 A/ 44/ 603 Engtish Page CONDEI{NS racist South Africa's continued acts of aggression, intinidation and destabilization against the Frontline and other ueighbouring States; 4. FURTBER CONDEMNS the racist Pretoria regime for its continued support for the armed bandj.ts in Mozambique and the atrocitj.es being perpetrated against the People of i.lo sambigue ; 5. CALL,S UPOII the Intelnational Conmunity to exert pressure on South Africa to stop its support for the armed bandits ih tiozambique as well as acts oe aggression, intimidation and destabilization agaj.nst the Frontline and other neighbouring states t 6. REITERATES fts APPEAL to the International Conmunity to increase financial and material. assistance to the Frontline anc other Neighbouring States to enable them withstand gouth Africa's acts of aggression, intimidation, blackmail and destabi li zation.

19 cl'l,/res.1210 ( L) a,/ 44/ 603 Page 19 RESOTUTION ON AFRO-ARAB CO-OPERATION The Council of i{inisters of the organization of African Unity, meeting in its Fiftieth ordinary Session in Addis Ababa r Ethiopia, from 17 to 22 July, 1989r Havinq considered the report of the secretary- General on Afro-Arab Co-oDeration contained in Document q{,/1s66 (t) ' Bearinq in nind the DecLarations and Progranme of Actlon adopted by the First Afro-Alab surunit held in cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt, fron 7-9 I'larch, 1977, DetermLned to promote and strengthen Afro-Alab Cooperation in all areas, Considerinq the reconnendations of the Tenth Ordinary Session of the Standing comnission for Afro-Arab Co-operation held in Kuwait State of Ku!'rait, from June ' 1989, Consialerinq Resolution cl4lres.993 (xl) of February 1984 defining among other things, the coeposition of the OAU Conrnittee of 12 on Afro-Arab Co-operation: I. TAXES NOAE of the Report of the secretary- General on Afro-J\rab Co-operation t EfDoRsES the recornrnendations of the Tenth Ordinary Session of the Standing Comnission on Afro-Arab Co-operation and CALLS UPoN the Secretary-General to hold the necessary consultations vrith the. Secretary-Genera 1 of the League of Arab States anil the other paltles concerned ltith a vieht to ensuring the implenentation of these recommendations i

20 A/ 4L/ 603 Engfish Paqe EXPRESSES ITS PROFOU}ID GRATITUDE to the StatE of Kuwait for the efforts deployed and the excellent facilities provided which contributed to the success of the Tenth Ordinary Session of the standing Commission; 4. COI.IMENDS the!,iembe r States and the two Secretaries General of the Organization of African Onity and the League of Arab States, for the efforts deployed to hold the Tenth Ordinary Session of the St,anding Conmission under the best possible conditidns t 5. CALL,S UPON the OAU Secretary-General to conduct studies and take the neceesary steps j.n close co-operation with hj.s counterpart of the League of Arab States and in consultati.on with the Specialized Af rican and.a.rab Instj.tutions, for the implenentation of the following specific projects: a) proposed establishnent of an Afro-Arab Financial lltvesinent Institution: i) preparacion of the Draft Statutes t ii) organization of a special meeting of Afri.can and Arab!{inistels of Finance in l,tashj-ngton D.C" in September 1989 during the annual conference of the world Bank and the IHF, to consider the said statutes and determi"ne the modalities for contributing financially to the capital of the Institsulion; iii) Involvement of ADB and BADEA in this project" /...

21 A/44/603 Engtish Page 21 b) draft f ramelror]< agreement plomotion and guarantee; for investment c) d) el f) g) meeting of Afr:-can ancl Arab Investorsi draft framework agreement for the establishment of an Afro-Arab Preferential Trade Area t organization of the First Afro-Arab Trade Fair in Octobe! 1990; the follovting I oau ltenber states were selected to serve on the Joint Afro-Arab Trade Fair Organizing Conmittee: Burundi, Congo, Liberiar Uganda, sudan, Togo, Tunisia and zimbabwe; organiz,ation of an Afro-Arab Semina! on Food Securityt opening of the Afro-Arab Cultural Institute in 1991 and provision of an initial budget of US$500,000 io be contributed by the three organizations vizs Ol\U, LAS and ALECSo; intensltication of exchange of progranmes and inforration among the specialized African and Arab Institutions. 6. REQUES?S the Secretary-General to hold all necessary consultati.ons r.rith his coultterpart of the League of Arab States and all interested parties, r.rith a viet' to convenj.ng the First Session of the Afro-Arab l.{inisteri.al Conference, as early as possible I

22 A/44 / 603 EllgIish Paqe REiilEr,rs ITs?Hi\itRs co i-he Republic of sudan for its continued nj-llingness to host, the First Session of ".he trfro-arab ilinisterial conference i FURTHER REQUESTS Ehe Secletary-General to hold all necessary consultations r.rith lris counterpart of the League of, Arab Stateg and aii interestec parties' ltith a.viell to convening the Eleventh Session of the Standing Cornrnission on Afro-Arab Cooperation, 1n lleirr York i.n october 1989 t REQITESTS the Secretary-Ganeral in close co-oleratlon vrith hl,s counterpart of the League of Arab States to carry out a study on the lrays and rfleans of rationalizing the f,unctionidg of Afro-Arab Cooperation structures,r,rith a vi.ew to enhancing their perfoe ance a.nd sirnplifying their procedures ; 10. DECIDES to designate the Arab Republic of Egl E)t as.1 metnber of the OAU -Conmittee of?we lve on l\fro-arab Co-operation" co represent the lilorth African sub-region for the rest of the current terrni 11. REQUES'IS the secretary-general to sublrit a report on the implerflenta E,ion of this resolution to Eile next gession of the Coun'ci I of t'tinisters "

23 Ll44/ 603 Page 23 Annex II]!A_!!-CL^-rr_IM-p-rr_r-caTrqxlE of_res,g_l_rjr_iq!{ an_4iba*a-iia!i _co_ lpe BAIJ!N SUI'IMARY us$ f Flnancial Year 108, , A. a c. Meeting of African and nrab llinisters of E inance - Septenber lieeting of Experts, establishrsent of, Afro-Alab Pref,erential frade Area - October I9B9 Afro-Arab Trade Fair 1. I.leeting of the Organizing Conmittee - October 1989 Total I 70, , , , Financi.al Year 2. t{eetings of Qrqaniziflq CoNnittee ( ) 3. Organization of First Srade Fair? I Dfhli^irr' ^_amda 1gn 3.2 CosEs of participation of ehe Secretariat and of membels of the O,AU Organizi hd a^6hi r+6a 3.3 Contingenci-es D. OAU contri.bution to L99O/9L budget of the Afro-.\rab cultural fnstitute 43, , ,479.CO 1, L66,667.OO

24 al44/ 603 Eaglish Page 24 E. seminar on Food Total Ir overall Tolal (I Security and II) 40,000, o0 456,.667.O0 555,09r.00 n. B. tilo allocations were made for Ehe of the above-mentioned neetings Nuuait in June 19,39. Organizatiotr decided on in

25 ct'i,/res.i2ii (L) A/44/603 Page 25 RESOLUTIOI.I Oi''l TllE SITUATTON Il'I THE I.IIDDIE E:1S? ihe Council of iti.nist...rs of the Organization of ;{frican Unityr meeting in its Fiitieth Ordinary Session in Addj.s Ababa, Ethiopia, from 17 to 22 Julyn 1989r Havins considered the report of the Secretary- General of the Organization of Aflican Unity on the tiicdle Sast as conr,ained in Document. Cl.{/1544 (L), Guided by the principtes and purposes of the Charters of the oau and the Uniied Nations, and by the cotnmon cleternination of the African and Arab peoples to fighr* jointly to Eafeguard their indepeindence, Recallinq the successive resolutlons adopted previously by the Assenbly of geads of State and Government, and the Council of llinisters of the OAU on the situation in the l"liddte East, concern that in spite of the many resolullons adopted particularly by the United trations cenelal Assembly, the Security CounciL, the Organization of jlfrican Uni+-y and the l.lovenent of i,ton-i.\ligned Countries urging Israel to nithdravr from Arab terrltories occupiec since lg87, -i-ncluding Jerusalem, not only has fsrael persistently refused to conply with these resolutious but continue to pursue its expansionist, repressive and occupati.onist, policy,

26 A/ 44/ 603 Page 26 Affirnring its concelq or/er Israelrs continued policy of thharting Ehe efiorts aj.irted ag firxling a just solution to tire Palestinian problem rvithin the frzrne'.rorli of an ini-eenational peace conferancg, Notinq uith concern tha,t the collusi-on between the zionist regine of Israel and tile llparf-heid regirne of South i\frica is aimed at protaoting, the policy of lerrorissr and J.iquidation of the Palestiniens anrl Arabs in the occupied Eerritories on one hancl and the majoriey of the populat.ion of South Africa and Namilria on the other: 1. REAFFIRI4S all previous resolutions adopted by all the gessions of t:he Assernbly of Heads of State and Government an.l the CounciL of Ministers of the OAU on the llidcile East Question and Palestinet 2. FURTIIER REAFFIRMS ITS SUPPORT fot the struggle of Ehe Arab countries, viclims of Israeli aggression, and its support for the t'alestinian people in their just legitimate struggle to recover thei! usurped rights and their occupied territoriesi and REfFFIRtiS ITS FULI and EFFECTIVE SUPPORT for the struggle of the Palestinlan people under the }eadership of its sole Legitima--e representative, the Palestine Liberat j-on Organization; 3. AFFIRI.iS I"S SUPPORT for the efforts of the special connitt.ees on Palestine, affiliated to the United llations, the Non-aligned Movement and the Coramitt,ee of Seven in tlte League of Arah SiaE.es t,

27 a/ 44/ 603 EngliEh Paqe l. o S'IRONGLY COIJDETIIJS Israelo the occupying ponerr for uot cotilplying!.rj.th t.he provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention of 12 August 1949, on the Protection of Civilian Persons in?i.me of ljar t CONDEI'II{S VIGOROUSLY tha confiscae.ion of Palestinian teffiecries, the establishment of settlernents by Israel in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories; l.lakes AN URGEIIT APPEAI, to the inte.rnarional community to exett an effective pressure on Israel in all Eields until it cornplies rvith the principles of international larr and put anc{ end to its occupation of Palestinian and other occupied territories; REITERATES ITS RBeUEST to Ehe Securiry Council to lake the necessary n ilsures to se ure international protecticn for the palestinian people in the occupied territories until. they are abl-e to exercise their inalienable rights; STROIIGLY SUPPORTS the convenidg. of an International Conference irith mandatory porr'er on the situation in th_e Middle East uncler.tne auspices of the Uniied Nations lrith the supervision of the Permanent i.lerdbe rs of the Sedurity Council as r-,re 11 as all the parties concerned including the Palest.ine Liberation Organization' as a party on ec.1ua] footing with other Parties;

28 L/ 44/ 23 Etr91ish Page 28 q STROI'IGLY COIdDEI-1IJS the L-ontinued occupation of Southern Leb:-non and CALLS for the implementation of Resclution 425 adoptec in L97E by the United I'laeions Securily CounciL stipulating respect of the territorial integrity o.f Lebanon and the irurediate evacuatsion from occupied Lebanese territoriest lc. COi'$,iElIDS the ef forts deployed by j:he Cornmittee of ltrree, comprisi.ng Algeria., l{orocco and Saudi Arabia, vrhich lras set up by the Extraordinary Arab SumniL Conference, held in Casablanca from 23 Eo 26 l4ay " 1989i to create f,avourable conditions for the estairlisfuoent of the unj.ty and sovereignty of Lebanon and CALLS UPON a}] the parties concerned to support ife offerrrc. 11. CONSIDERS NULL Ai;tD VOID any measures taken by Israel in i-he occupied Arab territories, aine;l at exploiting their resources and REeUESTS all States, International organizaticns ancl i-nvestnent agencies not to recognize IsraeI's authoriti, over tjtese territories and not to cooperate t'jitil it, in any form!.rhatsoever in its i.ilegal exploitation of these resourcas; 12" REJECTS.111 attempts and initiatives that igncra the inalienable rj_ghts of the palest.inian peoole, and vrhich aim ac aborting the heroic uprising of the Palestinian people and i:y-passing the Palestine Liberation organiaation, the sole J.egi.timate i:epr3sentative of tiie pa lestinian people ;

29 A/ 44/ 603 Page zy 13. STRONGLY CONDEl.lllS the alliance betr.reen the racist Tel Aviv and?reuoria regimes and their co-operation in the field of nuclear energy and arrnament which threatens security and peace in Africa and in the Middle East, and therefore CALLS UPOI\I l.lefiber States to deploy all efforts to prevent these two racist regines froui implementing their plana; ELCOITIES the cease-f ire betr"reen Ilaq and Iran and hopee that the peace talks r,rill lead to the full inplenentation of Security Council Resolution No. 598 t 15. REQUESTS the OAU Secretary-ceneral to monitor the developnents in the Middle East Question and to report to the next Ordinary Session of' the Council of l4i.nisters of the Organization of African Unity.

30 a,/ 44/ 603 Page 30 CM/Res.1212 (L) RESOLUTION ON THE OUES1ION OE' PALESIINE The Council of Mitisters of the organization of African Unity, meetirg in its Fiftieth Oraliuary Sessiou ia Attdis Ababa, Elhiopia fron 17 to 22 JuLy, 1989, Having considereal the repore of the SecreEary-General on the question of Palestine as cottained in Documett cm/1545 (L), Recalling the r solucions adopteil by the previous sessions of the Council of Ministers and the Assenbly of Iteads of State adtl Goverrmett on the euestion of palestiae and Ehe problen of the Middle Eas!, Guided by the princip).es ard obj ct.ives of the OAg aud the Charher of the ItN and the joint slrugqle againat ZioDisn and Racism i! ortler Co attain freealom, indelrendence adal peace, Further recallinq all relevant resolutions of the United Naeioos anat the No!-Aligned Movenent o! the euestio! of Palestine and the problen of the Middle EaEt, Notinq the relevaut leports of the United NatioDs Conmittee on ehe exercise by Che palestidian people of their inalienable rights, Ref,errinq t'o the Resol,utions of lhe palestinian Natioral Council at its Nineteenth Extra-ordinary Session held in Algiers fron 12 to 15 Novehber, 1988, and to the speech of the Head of State of PaLestine, Mr. yasser Arafat before the United Nations GeneraL Assembly neeling in its Forty-third Session in Geneva fron 22 Septernber to 15 December, 1988,

31 A,/44/603 Page 31 Reaf,firninq the legitinacy of the struggle of ttre Palestinia! people under the teadership of he PLO, its sol.e legitinate lepresentative il1 order to retrieve th6ir land and exercise tbeir futl natioaal rights, FoLl.olrinq atteatively and trith deep concern the continued heroic popular uprising of the Palestinian people in the occupied territories Eo put an end to the IsraeLi occupation anat to regaia their Dational and inalienabte rights, including their right to repalriatioa, sel f-deterniaatioa atd lhe eslablishmeat of their independen! Palestiniaa StaEe $ith Jerusalen as Che Capital, Noting with deep concern Ehe sont.inued escalacion of fsraeli aggressive repression against the PalestiDian people aud their leadership inside anal outside the occupied territories, Notinq further with deep concern the alliarce of lhe Zj,onist regime of Israel and the Agartheid regine of South Africa, both countriea adopling a terrorist' policy agalas! ghe PaLestinian people and the A,rabs i! lhe Arab and Palestioiaa occupied territories otr olte hand, and the peoples of South Africa and Nanibia on the other, Noting with profound indignation Che statenents made by Israeli Miaisters, including the receut one by Minister Sharon cal.lilg for the phy8icat etinination of President Yasser Arafat, and other PLO leaders, Gravelv concerned by the threats in that they constitute fresh acls of aggression on Ehe part of Israel against any African or Arab country:

32 A/44/603 Page REAFFIRMS all Che previous resolutiora anal reconmendations adopted by the AssenbLy of lleads of Slate ard Goverbmelt and the Council of Ministers on the Question of Palestinei 2, FURTHER REIIERATES! (a) the iaalieaable rights of the Pal.estiuian people to retur! to their hones aeat in Palestine from ehich they vere displacetl aad recover their property, (b) the i8alienable right of Che palestiaiaa people to self-determilatio! sitttout any outside interferenc atd the establishnetrt of their indepeadett Sovereign palestinian State on their honeland r.ith Jerusalem as CapitaLi 3. DEMANDS the innediate unconditioual lf,ithdralra] of Israel fron all Palestinia! occupied telritories inclualidg.ierusalen, and CALLS ON the IrN and more specially lhe Security Council, to take all the necessary neasures to put' an end to Israeli occupation of the Palestilian terricories anal extend the International protection through ItN machinery, to the Palestinian people and place the occupied Palestinian territories under the supervisiod of the Uniteal Nations for a specific perioal as part. of the peace processi 4. CONSIDERS that the Resolutiols adopteat by the NiDeteerCh Sessio! of tbe National paleseiliatl Council held in Algiers fron 12 to 15 Novenber, 1988, which led to the proclamation of the State

33 A/44,t603 EngIi sh Page 33 of Palestine, its acceptable of the United Nations Sesurigy Council Resolutions 242 (1967) anat 338 (1973) are a positive coltribution to the efforts for the reatoration of a just aad laselng peace through the organizatiod of an Internatiotal Peace Coaference under the auspices of the United Nations i 5. CALLS UPON thos States which recogai3ed the State of Palestine to endorse its application to join the United Nations Organizatioa aad its Specialized Agencies i 6, AFFIRMS ite support. for the Palestinian Peace Initiative approved by the Patestinia! National Council at ies Nireteenth Sessiotr held in Algiers ia Novernber 1988, aad amounceal by Presldent Yasser.l,rafat before the ItN Gelera] Assembly i! Decenber 1988, initiative based on the A.rab peace Pla! and ldteraational Lair anal approved by the Extra-ordinary Arab Sur lmit held ia Caaablalca, from 23 Eo 26 May, 1989 and WBLCOMES l.lternatioaal support for thia initiaeivei 7, SUPPORTS lhe stanal takea by the pal st.inlars accoraling to which elections ahoulal be held it the occupietl territories after the yithdrawal of farael fron these a!al, utder international supervision as palt of the overall peace process for the plan proposed by I8rael aims at undermining the popular Palesll.aLan uprising, by-passing the Palestine Liberation Orgaaization and clrcumveutidg the ilalieeable rights of the Palestinian peoplei

34 4.,/ 44,/ 603 Engli6h Page 34 L EXpRESSES ITS UNCONDIIIONI,L SUPPORT for the legieirnate popular uprising of the Palestinian people in the occupieal Palestiniau territories and CALLS ON Menber States to urgently provide Che PLO wilh co[crete assistance Eo enable it to continue to suppor! lhe uprisirg of the rnificanc Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian territories i STRONGLY CONDEMNS Israel, the occupying poner fo! its policy of repressiod, aggresaion, terrorisrn, torture and. d.eportatiotl aimed at suppressing the Pafestiaiau people in the occupieal territories; for its coutinued policy of occupation, confiscation of lald ald exploitat.io! of rrager resourcesi policy of deportatio!, detertio! bone breaking, causing of abortion, use of toxic ga6 add chemical weapons, buriaf anal burning of people. all the above corstituting a flagrants violation of the Uni,versal Declaration od Hutnan Rights, International Latr and the Fourth Geneva Conventio!i CONDEMNS the aleath call tnade by some Israeli leaders and in particular a Minisger, Sharon, and C,A,LLS for the vigilance of the ldternational Connunity to prevent the irnplenent.ation of these threata i CALLS ON THE United NatioDs, particularly on the Security CouDcil to take the necessary neasures to elsure the release of PafestiDian prisoaers in the occupietl Palestinian territories, the rehurn of deporteesi to put an end to the terrorisn

35 A/ 44/ 603 Page 35 practised by hhe Israeti occupatioa authorities against the Palesbiaian people Eo see to the appllcation of Sesurity Couacil Resolutiors Nos. 605, 607, 608 adopted ia 1988 and Resolution No. 681 ailopted in 1989 and to the irnplenentation of the Geneva CoDventio! on this natteri L2. REITERATES ITS SUPPORT for the treed to convene an International Conference for peace id the Miafdle East i! accortlance with the provisions of the relevalt resolutions of the UN GeneraL Assembly palticularly the Resolutioa adopted on 13 December, 1988, Coaference to be held with the part.icipation of the Permanent Mernbers of the UN Security CounciL atd the parties concerned including che PLO, the sole tegitlnate represedtative of the Palestinia! people, on a! equal footing rrith other partiesi 13. CALLS ON the Sacretary-Geteral of the Organizatio! of Africatr Unity to follou up the developnents of the Paleslinian Questiott and submit a report o! lhem to the forthconitg Seasion of che OAU Council of Minislers.

36 L/ 44,/ 603 ENCTTISN Paqe 36 CM,/Res.1213 (L) 8.ES!_LUIL0NQN_T_rl,E_qrlEsT-,IqNor_s!,tE'.,C QU-QBI A N-I 6LAI]D_-8 E_I{AYQTT-E The Counci.l of i'linist-ars cf r-he Organization of African Unj.ty, ineeting in its Fiftietil OrC:-nary -qession j.n liddis ibaba" Ethiopia,. from 'ruly, L9B9 " Havinq considered the reprsb contej.ned in tocunent cm,/1543 ( L) Part II, Iteca.l-ling the r"levai1t OAU Resolutions on the Questj.on of th" Cornorian fsland of i4ayctte p,.-rticu!a:ly Resolurion Ci.t,/Res.i152 (XLVIII) " RecaLlinq further the relev:nt resolutions.-rnd. decisions of the United llaf-ions, the tlon-aligned. tiovernent, the Islarnic Conference a^rd r"he League of Arab States, Recallinq finally the programme of action recorunen<led by the OAU Ad Hoc Cormrittee oi 7, contained ia DOCz/CT?BE 7 ( I.:IAYOI'TE ) Rec. I - 9 { Ii ) adopled in iuoroni in liovembe!, 1989, Reiterat--ing tha legilinacy of the claims of the Comorian Government relating to!:ne reintegration of the Cottnorian Islan(l of llaycite i-nto the Federa.L Isl.irilic Republic ^C /.^-^-^-,l.(fare of the s!a{--e of ins,=curit!. prevailj.ng in Ehe iegi-on, r-esulting fron thc presence in and control of ihe Coinoricn Isl-+ird of Fi:ance 3 I ".'r-riies ijote of the Report contained ir, Doc, Ci'i,/1543 (L) ParL Ii; a /,..

37 A/ 44/ 603 Engli6h Page 37 a. J. 4. REAFFIRMS the sovereiqnty of the Federal Islarnic RepubLic cf Ccaoros cver the Conorian Is lani o E r,:iayat Le i EXPRESSES ITS CCNCSRN rrves the blatadt intransigence of tire French Governnen: regarding the leqj-tinata clains cf the Conorian Governnent ilnd +-he.elevani resolutions of the oau/ the uiil, the Islanic Ccnferenca, Lile Non-Aligned l.lovement and tits League of Arab St.ltes t FURTHIR REAFFIR;.IS its solicrariry lrith rhe Conorian DeopLe in r-heir determination to regain their political unity, as trell a6 to defend their nati,onal sovereigntv and terr j.toria I integrr,ty t It{VitES.r11 OAU ilember States to do everything possible individu.illy anri collectively to inform anc sensiei-ue French and International public opj.nion to the question of the Co:lorian Island of i'lai'ctte so as 1:o convince Ehe French Goverfinellt tc en.-l its illeqal ocr:ucation of this island t 5.?\PPEAL tc all OAU lierilbe r States and tire incernational coanunity to cilteg:orica1ly concr-enrn and r:e ject all forns of consultat-i-ons to I)e irel,:l by France in the Concrian?afritory of i'layotte ' on tne Ini-ern6.ti ona I Legai- Sltatus of Island' since iile referenclum of se l-f -de telninat i.on neld on 22 Decenbe::, 1974 renairrs the only lrali.] f ramer'rorii of conslrlf at.i.cn aonlicarle to tlle entire Archipelago;

38 a/ 44/ 603 Page o ALSO APPEALS to a1i Oi\U ilember 3tates and the internae,ional corni.-unity to conde.bn and reject any initiative rdrich F:.--ance may take to involve the Comorian Island of liayotte in any demonistratl,ons that i-roulcl sepalate it fron the Federal Islanic Republic of Co:noros; I,U\I{DA!ES the Oi\U Acl lloc Committee of Seven on the Questj.on of tlle Comorian fsland of Jiayotte, as well as t,he OAU Genera] Secretariat to resume dialogue erith the Freneh authorities in order to pulsue its efforts to restore the Comorian Island of l{ayotte t.o the Federal Isla&ric Republic of Conoros sithin lhe shortest possible timet REQUESTS that Ehe question of the Conorian Island of t{ayotte remains on Ehe agenda of all meetings of the OAU, the Ui{, the ttron-aligned liovemene, the Islanic Conference and the League of Arab States until lha Conorian Island of ttayotte is restored to the Federal Islamic RepuFrlic of Conoros; 10. FURTHER REeuEsTs lhe oau Secrerary-ceneral to subnit a report cheteon to the next Session of the Council of ltinisters.

39 Cl{/Res.1214 (L) a/ 44/ 603 Page 39 I'TOTION OF TIIANKS TO THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA The Council of l,linisters of the organization of Mrican unity' rneeting in its Fiftieth ordinary Sessl.on in Addis Ababa ' Ethiopia, from Ju1y, 1989, Conscious of the role played and the sacrifices rnade by the people and the Government of the Republic of Cuba' in true soliilarity and brotherhood i.n the defence of Ehe teeitorial integrity and independence in the People's Republic of Angola and for peace and seculity in that coutrtry, Takinq into account in accordance with the Protocol of Brazzaville of 13 Decenber 1988 and the New York Agreenent ' of 22 Decesrber, 1988 the srithdrawal of the cuban Internationalist Porces from the People's Republic of Anqola: l. SALUTES those cubans of the Internationalist Forces who fell in the battlefield of honour for the cause of Africa in qeneral and of Angola in particular; 2. E:XPRESSES ITS PROFOUI'ID GRATITUDE to PTESidENt Fidel Castro, the people and Covernment of the Republic of cuba for their true solid.arity and devotion toirards the Angolan people in defence of ite independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity.

40 a/ 44/ 603 Page 40 RESOLU?ION Olt TltE II,ITEGRATIOIiI OF rrotrgn Ii.{ DEVELOPITIENT Ci4lRes.1215 (L ) The Council of l,tinisters oi- the OEganization of African Unity, neeting in its Fiftieth Ortlinary Session in l\ddis Ababa, Ethiopia, fron l? ro 22 Ju1y, f989, Recallinq the role that the r'roraan play in development process, as defined in the Lagos plan of Act,ion and the Final Act of Lagos as lveil as in the Arusha,/i.rairobi strategies for the emancipation of the African r,jorien, Bearinq in mind the irnportant decisions and recommendations taken by the tjorld Nairobi Conference during the evaluation of the Decade on the Integrlation of wonen in Deve Lopmeht, conscious of the vangruard. role that the pan-african I'lomen Organization plays, pulsuant to its statutes and prograflne of action, in the sensitization on the integration of rromen in the social an<i economic development of African count,ries, DeeDlv concerned ovet the precarious health condj.tions in r.rhiclr most African populations live, anri considering that wome n and children belong to the most vulnerable category, Conscj.ous of the need to provide the vjomen unit established rrithin the OAU General Secretariat, vrith the necessary human and financial resources: 1. APPEALS to all tyernber States of the OAU to set up natj.onal nechanisms" in the form of Itinistries or other instj.tutions, chargied /...

41 A/44/603 Engl i sh Page 41 rri th impl.r'lrncnt-i.r\g ttre on t'hc adv;rlc<l ncnt of irllprcl,lo llc\1 IeS O t l_llc ycl c'lonc so;.l; { f,\,'^r1l- <l-rat-a^in: r.'omcn / adoptecl by t:lto OAU, i f t.hey have not: RtrQUIISTS :r11 Mcnrbcr Stat-e s of tho OAU to ralify, where necessary, thc United tlat.ions Convention o!r al1 forrns of d-iscrimination against women; REQUESTS llenrber States to intensify the training programnes, t.hrough the introduction of new techniques and appropriate technology concerning women as wel-l as the functional Literacyi APPEALS to al l l'{ember States of the OAU t.o take the necessary seeps to prepare the parlicipation of women in the decision-making process on all- l-evelsi REQUESTS the Secretary-GeneraI to submits a report to the Fifty-second 0rdinary Session on the inplementation of this resol-ution.

42 A/ 44/ 603 Elrglish Page 42 cli,/res.12l5 ( Ll RESOLUTION OTI TIIE DELIBERATICNS OF THE TB}ITH ORDINARY gessioti OF fhe OAO DEFEIiCE COT{I4ISSIOI.I The Counci 1 of l-linisters of the Organizat j.on of /lfrican Unity, rneet.ing in its Fiftieth Ordinary Sesslon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 1? to 22 July. 1989, f,avinq considered the leport of the Tenth ordlnary Session of the OAU Defence Commission, contained in Document cm/l546 (t r, Bearing in mind Declsion AIIG,/DEC 113 (XVI) Rev.l on the establishment of an oau Defence Force, RecalLinq its Resolution c$lres.1073 (XLIV) on the need to conduct all in depth study of the implications of the establisfu.qent of an Af J:ican Defence olgan, Detenrined to plonote and harmonize co-operation among the Metober States of the OAU in nilitary natters, pulsuant to the objectives of lhe Organization, Takinq into account the recomtnendations of the Defence Conmissi-on in favour of the establlshment of an African Defence Organ, Convihced that only a concerted. political nil1 of the OAU l.{enber States can help the organj.zation of African Unity to establish a body capable of intervaning rapidly in a state of crisis r t TAKES IJOTE of the report of the Tenth Ordinary Session of the Defence Conmj,ssion, contaj.ned in Document ql/].546 (Ll,

43 EXPRESSES ITS PROFOUI'ID GRATITUDE to the Goverment and people of the Socialist Peoples libyan Arab alamahif,iya for the excellent arrangemencs made thus ensurine the success of the deliberations of the Tenth Ordinary Sessj.on of the Defence Conmission i 44 / 603 ^/ Eaglish Page 43 3, o- REAFFIRTqS the decision in principle to establish an African Defence Organ and REQUESTS the Defence Conmission to pursue lt,s studies on the moilalities of establishing such an organ, by analysing and assesslng the budgetary inplications ; APPEALS to all ll,embe r StaEes to promote and intensify their co-operation in rnilitary oatters, Itith the aim of fosteri.ng solid,arity. ensuring nutual asslstance, cornplementarity and independence; TAKES NOTE of the estahlishment, of a sub- Colrmittee to st.udy a.ll aspects related to the smooth functioning of the Defence Commj.ssioni CALLS UPON the Secretary-General to take all necessaly steps to organiae the ReetingB of the sub-committee of the Def nce Conmi,ssion before the Eleventh Ordinary Session of the Coinmission i FURTHER CALLS UPOl.l the Secre tary-ceneral to monitor the impleraentation of this resolution and to report thereon to the Fifty-fourth ordinary Session of the council of!{inisters.

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