Yearbook of the United Nations 1988

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The Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.



Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

The 49-member Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) the organization’s governing body between biennial meetings of the FAO Conference, held its ninetyfourth session in 1988 (Rome, Italy, 15-26 November). The Council drew attention to the critical economic situation of developing countries and urged that they be assisted through significant concessions on debt. It supported the Director-General’s proposal that FAO assist in formulating new guidelines for food and agriculture. The Council urged a timely conclusion of the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations, recognizing the objectives and principles of the 1986 Ministerial Declaration on the Uruguay Round.


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