United Nations Security Council Resolution 44
Adopted by the Security Council at its 277th meeting, by 9 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), on 1 April 1948
The Security Council,
Having received, on 9 December 1947, General Assembly resolution 181 (II) concerning Palestine dated 29 November 1947,
Having taken note of the United Nations Palestine Commission's first () and second () monthly progress reports and first special report on the problem of security, ()
Having called, on 5 March 1948, on the permanent members of the Council to consult,
Having taken note of the reports made concerning those consultations,
Requests the Secretary-General, in accordance with Article 20 of the United Nations Charter, to convoke a special session of the General Assembly to consider further the question of the future government of Palestine.
 Official Records of the Security Council, Third Year, Special Supplement No. 2, document S/663.
 Ibid., document S/695.
 Ibid., document S/676.