UNITED NATIONS GROUP OF EXPERTS ON GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES (UNGEGN)
Considering resolutions 11 and 12 of the First United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names,
Noting the system adopted by the Arabic experts at the conference held at Beirut in 1971, which is reproduced in the annex to document E/CONF.61/L.77,1
Further noting the practical amendments carried out and agreed upon by the representatives of the Arabic-speaking countries at their conference,
Recommends the adoption of the amended Beirut system, as shown in the annex to E/CONF.61/L.77, for the romanization of the geographical names within those Arabic-speaking countries where this system is officially acknowledged.
1 – Second United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names: Vol. II. Technical papers, 1972, p. 31.
Note. See also further comments in res. III/9 and VII/4. The resolution is superseded by res. XI/3.