United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 1979

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The volume 4 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.



Nuclear arms limitation and disarmament

The emergence of nuclear weapons in 1945 represented an unprecedented threat to the security of States and to the very survival of mankind. Since that time, there have been continuing efforts on the part of the international community to seek ways and means for the prevention, curbing and cessation of the nuclear arms race and the reduction and subsequent elimination of nuclear weapons.


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