TitleReview of the implementation of the Declaration on the Strengthening of International Security : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reaffirms the continuing validity of the Declaration on the Strengthening of International Security, and calls upon all States to contribute effectively to its implementation; emphasizes that peace, the achievement of disarmament and the settlement of disputes by peaceful means continue to be the first and foremost task of the international community; also calls upon all States to seek, through utilization of the means provided for in the Charter, the peaceful settlement of disputes and the elimination of the focal points of crisis and tension, which constitute a threat to international peace and security; welcomes the recent active involvement of the Security Council, in pursuance of its primary responsibility in the maintenance of international peace and security; urges all States, to take further immediate steps aimed at promoting and using effectively the system of collective security as envisaged in the Charter; stresses the need for a balanced development of the world economy and for redressing the present asymmetry and inequality in economic and technological development between the developed and developing countries; considers that respect for and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms in all aspects and the strengthening of international peace and security mutually reinforce each other; reaffirms the legitimacy of the struggle of peoples under colonial domination, foreign occupation or racist regimes and their inalienable right to self-determination and independence; reaffirms further that the democratization of international relations is an imperative necessity, and stresses its belief that UN offers the best framework for the promotion of this goal.
Adopted at the 66th plenary meeting, 12 Dec. 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 45th session, Volume 1, 18 September-21 December 1990. - A/45/49. - 1991. - p. 86-88. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).