United Nations Special Committee on Palestine Report

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United Nations Special Committee on Palestine Report  (1947) 
by United Nations

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Introduction
Chapter
I. THE ORIGIN AND ACTIVITIES OF UNSCOP
A. Creation of the Special Committee: its terms of reference and composition
B. Summary of activities of the Special Committee
II. THE ELEMENTS OF THE CONFLICT
A. Geographic and demographic factors
B. Relevant economic factors
C. Palestine under the Mandate
D. The conflicting claims
III. RELIGIOUS INTERESTS AND HOLY PLACES
IV. THE MAIN PROPOSALS PROPOUNDED FOR THE SOLUTION OF THE PALESTINE QUESTION
General
Main proposals of Commissions and British Government plans prior to the creation of the Committee
V. RECOMMENDATIONS (1)
Introductory statement
Section A. Recommendations approved unanimously
Section B. Recommendations approved by a substantial majority
VI. RECOMMENDATIONS (II)
Part I. Plan on partition with economic union
Justification
Recommendations:
A. Partition and independence
B. Transitional period and constitution
C. Declaration
D. Economic Union
E. Assets
F. Admission to membership in the United Nations
G. A commentary on partition
Part II. Boundaries
Part III. City of Jerusalem
VII. RECOMMENDATIONS (III)
Federal State plan
Justification of the federal state solution
Recommendations:
I. The independent State of Palestine
II. Outline of the structure and required provisions in the constitutions of Palestine
III. Boundaries of the Arab and Jewish States in the independent State of Palestine
IV. Capitulations
V. The Holy Places, religious interests and Jerusalem
A. Religious interests and Holy Places
B. Jerusalem
C. Irrevocability of provisions
VI. International responsibility for Jewish displaced persons
VII. Jewish immigration into Palestine
VIII. RESERVATIONS AND OBSERVATIONS


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