TitleHuman rights and scientific and technological developments : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Calls upon all States to use the achievements of science and technology in order to promote peaceful social, economic and cultural development and progress and to put an end to the use of these achievements for military purposes; calls upon States to take all necessary measures in order that all the achievements of science and technology be placed at the service of mankind and do not lead to the degradation of the natural environment; requests the specialized agencies and other organizations of the UN System to take into account in their programmes and activities the provisions of the Declaration; invites the Commission on Human Rights to take appropriate measures and to assist the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities in preparing the study requested by the Commission in its resolutions 1982/4, 1984/29 and 1986/11.
Adopted at the 93rd plenary meeting, 7 Dec. 1987. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 42nd session, Volume 1, 15 September-21 December 1987. - A/42/49. - 1988. - p. 200-201. - (GAOR, 42nd sess., Suppl. no. 49).