Document symbol: A/RES/49/7
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Regional conference on assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in the Great Lakes region : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
Requests Member States, the bodies of the UN system and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to provide Burundians with: (a) assistance in the reconstruction of the country and emergency assistance for its social and economic recovery, the revitalization of the economy and the resumption of development; (b) support for the national programmes to restore confidence among the various elements of the Burundian people, especially by deploying civilian human rights observers to back up the local administration; (c) appropriate financial and technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of the country's judicial system in order to break the cycle of impunity and enable the Burundian authorities to bring to justice the perpetrators of the attempted coup d'état of Oct. 1993 and of the subsequent ethnic massacres; (d) assistance in the dismantling of the secret pirate radio station "Rutomorangingo", which is inciting ethnic hatred and violence, and of any other instrument of propaganda which is undermining the patient efforts to achieve national reconcilation; endorses fully the wish of the heads of State and Government of African countries to convene a regional conference for assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in the Great Lakes region; requests Member States to furnish generous assistance for the implementation of the initiative.Adopted without vote.
UNHCR - UN. Secretary-General - OAU. Secretary-General - JUDICIAL SYSTEM - HUMAN RIGHTS - POLITICAL CONDITIONS - EMERGENCY RELIEF - TECHNICAL COOPERATION - HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE - COUPS D'ETAT - REFUGEE ASSISTANCE - DISPLACED PERSONS - WAR PROPAGANDA - RECONSTRUCTION - DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE - CONFERENCES - DISPUTE SETTLEMENT - COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS
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