TitleInternational co-operation to address and mitigate the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Invites the Secretary-General to continue to take appropriate measures to address and mitigate the consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, in particular to support efforts made within the UN system to harmonize, strengthen and coordinate international projects aimed at mitigating the consequences of the disaster and to consider, inter alia, opportunities to: (a) formulate a programme for coordinating the activities to be carried out by the organs, organizations and programmes of the UN system involved in efforts to address and mitigate the consequences of the disaster at Chernobyl; (b) entrust one of the Under-Secretaries-General with the task of coordination; (c) set up a task force responsible for stimulating and monitoring the activities of the UN system in this field; (d) appeal for voluntary contributions to complement the regular budgetary resources used by UN organs and agencies; requests the organs, specialized agencies and programmes of the UN system, in considering possible technical and other special assistance for the areas most affected to bear in mind the unprecendented nature of the radiological and environmental disaster and of the emergency situation in those areas resulting from the long-term effects of man-made radiation on present and future generations; makes an urgent appeal to all States members of the international community, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, the business community, scientific bodies and individuals to provide all appropriate support and assistance.
Adopted at the 71st plenary meeting, 21 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. 117-118. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).