TitleUrgent need for a comprehensive nuclear-test-ban treaty : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reaffirms the conviction that a treaty to achieve the prohibition of all nuclear-test explosions by all States in all environments for all time is a matter of greatest importance; urges the Conference on Disarmament to establish at the beginning of its 1986 session an ad hoc committee under its agenda item entitled "Nuclear-test-ban" to begin negotiations on a comprehensive nuclear-test-ban treaty; further urges the Conference on Disarmament to take immediate steps for the establishment of an international seismic monitoring network and to initiate detailed investigation of other measures to monitor compliance with such a treaty, including an international network to monitor atmospheric radioactivity.
Adopted at the 113th plenary meeting, 12 Dec. 1985. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 40th session, 17 September-18 December 1985, 28 April-9 May and 20 June 1986. - A/40/53. - 1986. - p. 67-68. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).