United Nations and Disarmament 1945-1970

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The United Nations and Disarmament 1945-1970 compiles the disarmament resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly, the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee report and dates of their adoption.



Regulation, limitation and balanced reduction of all armed forces and all armaments, 1951-1958

The impassein the two commissions by 1950 was an important factor in bringing about their consolidation into a single Disarmament Commission. The period of 1950-1951 was described by the Secretary-General as a time of “serious danger to the peace of the world and to the continued existence of the Organization”.! The work of the United Nations was affected by the Korean War and by a stalemate on many outstanding post-war issues.


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