United Nations Trust Fund for South Africa (UNTFSA)

Fonds d'affectation spéciale des Nations Unies pour l'Afrique du Sud

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1965-12-15 New York NY USA


Established in pursuance of paragraph 2 of resolution 2054 B (XX) of General Assembly of the A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). In resolution 42/23 H of 20 Nov 1987, the General Assembly recognized the need for increased contributions to the Trust Fund and to the voluntary agencies concerned to enable them to meet the increased needs for humanitarian and legal assistance. No activities reported since 1995.


UNTFSA made up of voluntary contributions from States, organizations and individuals, Governments of countries acting as hosts to refugees from South Africa, and other appropriate bodies, is to be used for the following purposes: (a) Legal assistance to persons persecuted under repressive and discriminatory legislation of South Africa; (b) Relief to such persons and their dependants; (c) Education of such persons and their dependants; (d) Relief for refugees from South Africa.


Together with H-XF2413 - United Nations Educational and Training Programme for Southern Africa (UNETPSA) and U-XF2548 - United Nations Trust Fund for Publicity against Apartheid was administered by U-XE9770 - United Nations Centre Against Apartheid (UN/CAA). Committee of Trustees, composed of 5 members (meets in closed sessions only).


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