New international humanitarian order : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

  • Author: UN General Assembly (40th sess. : 1985-1986)
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  • Date:
    13 December 1985
 

New international humanitarian order

  The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 36/136 of 14 December 1981, 37/201 of 18 December 1982 and 38/125 of 16 December 1983, Taking note of the report of the Secretary-General, Welcoming the views and comments of Governments regarding the proposal to promote a new international humanitarian order contained in the report of the Secretary-General, Reiterating that the work of the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues, established outside the framework of the United Nations, could be useful for further study of the proposal,

1. Expresses its appreciation to the Secretary-General for his report;

2. Takes note of the activities of the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues, as described in the report of the Secretary-General, and looks forward to the outcome of its efforts and its final report;

3. Invites Governments that have not yet done so to communicate to the Secretary-General their views regarding the proposal to promote a new international humanitarian order;

4. Requests the Secretary-General, in the light of further views received, to submit to the General Assembly at its forty-first session an addendum to his report, including a survey of specific humanitarian issues;

5. Decides to review at its forty-first session the question of a new international humanitarian order..

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