United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 1983

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The volume 8 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.



World disarmament campaign and disarmament week, and provision of information

The valuable role which world public opinion can play in promoting the cause of disarmament was fully recognized in 1978 in the Final Document of the Tenth Special Session of the General Assembly. In the Document the Assembly proclaimed the week starting 24 October, the day of the foundation of the United Nations, as Disarmament Week, that is, a week devoted to fostering the objectives of disarmament.


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