|1972 Non-Aligned Foreign Ministers Conference|
|Date||8 August 1972– 12 August 1972|
|Follows||first foreign ministers conference|
|Precedes||1975 Non-Aligned Foreign Ministers Conference (Lima, Peru)|
It was attended by delegations from 59 Non-Aligned Movement member countries, 12 delegations of observers and 8 guests. The Royal Government of National Union of Cambodia was recognized as the sole legitimate representative of Cambodia and to the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Viet Nam was admitted as a full member. Delegates from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Lao staged a protest walk-out to convey dissatisfaction with this decision. China's renewed interest in the movement was tied with growing need for support against the USSR, and returning the favor for admission to the United Nations, with votes mostly coming from non-aligned nations.
The conference adopted an Action Programme for Economic Co-operation called the "Georgetown Declaration". The meeting included a call for resolution in the Middle East and the withdrawal of Israel from Arab territories. Also, a proposal was endorsed for a meeting of non-aligned ministers prior to any United Nations General Assembly meetings in order to "coordinate their positions" as well as establish annual meetings of heads of state.
During the conference, the Non-aligned Monument to the four founders of the Non-Aligned Movement - President Nasser of Egypt, President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, Jawaharlal Nehru of India and President Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia - was erected in Company Path Garden and was unveiled by the then President, Arthur Chung. Each bust was sculpted in the home country of their likeness, and the quartz base from the Mazaruni area, and decorated with jasper from Orinduik Falls.
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