Where can I find the General Assembly resolution passed in 1947 on the Partition of Palestine?
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Palestine - Plan of partition with Economic Union

The plan of the partition of Palestine is included in resolution 181 (II) on future government of Palestine which was adopted on 29th November 1947.

Resolution 181 (II) was adopted based on the recommendations of Special Committee on Palestine:

Most of the documents of the Special Committee have been digitized and can be retrieved in UNISPAL.

For an overview of the discussions and decisions on the Question of Palestine during the second session of the General Assembly, consult the UN Yearbook, 1947-1948, Part 1, Chapter 2.

The Repertory of Practice of the UN organs, 1945-1954, on article 14 of the Charter, provides an analysis of resolution 181 (II).

The original maps annexed to the resolution are available for Member States consultation at the UN Archives.


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