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UN CONFERENCE ON STRADDLING FISH STOCKS AND HIGHLY MIGRATORY FISH STOCKS

The Second Committee adopted the draft resolution on the United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks on 23 November 1994. The draft resolution, as contained in document A/C.2/49/L.5, takes notes of the recommendation of the Conference regarding the convening of two further sessions in 1995 to enable the Conference to complete its work. The seven operative paragraphs: note the progress made by the Conference; approve the convening in New York of two further sessions of the Conference from 27 March to 12 April 1995 and from 24 July to 4 August 1995; request the Secretary- General to provide services for those two sessions of the Conference, including facilities for holding two simultaneous meetings; urge the Conference to complete its work before the 50th session of the General Assembly; request governments and regional economic integration organizations to contribute to the voluntary fund; request the Secretary-General to submit to the 50th session of the General Assembly the final report on the work of the Conference; and requests the inclusion of the report of the Conference on the provisional agenda for the 50th General Assembly.