UN Resolutions and other
Documents Prior to the Establishment of the United Nations:
November 2, 1917 - The British government expresses
its support for the establishment of a Jewish homeland
of Nations - Mandate for Palestine
July 24, 1922 - Britain is awarded control of Palestine
and is given the task of working towards the restoration
of a Jewish homeland in the area.
United Nations Resolution on the Partition of
Palestine and the Establishment of Israel:
UNGA Resolution 181 -
Adopted on November 29, 1947 - The UN's partition plan
Only resolutions adopted by the Security Council are
binding for the member states, while those adopted by
the General Assembly only have advisory status.
UN Security Council Resolution
regarding the Establishment of Israel:
42 - Confirmation
of Partition Plan
Adopted on Marts 5, 1948 - a few months before the declaration
of The State of Israel. The UN Security Council's first
resolution regarding Israel, confirms the partition
plan of General Assembly Resolution 181 of November
Assembly Resolution regarding Refugees:
Resolution 194 - Refugees
Adopted on December 11, 1948 - regarding refugees.
Note: Only resolutions adopted by the Security Council
are binding for the member states, while those adopted
by the General Assembly only have advisory status.
Council Resolution regarding borders and security:
Resolution 242 - After the Six Day War
Adopted on November 22, 1967 - a few months after the
Day War. This resolution constitutes the foundation
for all future peace negotiations.
UNSC resolution 338 -
After the Yom Kippur war
Adopted on Oktober 22, 1973 - shortly after the Yom
Kippur War. This resolution confirms UNSC Resolution