TitleDissemination of information on decolonization : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Requests the Secretary-General to continue to give widespread and continuous publicity to the work of the UN in the field of decolonization, and, inter alia: to continue to collect, prepare and disseminate basic material, studies and articles relating to the problems of decolonization and, in particular, to continue to publish the periodical "Objective: Justice" and other publications, special articles and studies, including the "Decolonization" series, and to select from them appropriate material for wider dissemination by means of reprints in various languages; to seek the full co-operation of the administering Powers concerned in the discharge of the tasks referred to above; to intensify the activities of all UN information centres; to maintain a close working relationship with the OAU by holding periodic consultations and by systematically exchanging relevant information with that Organization; to enlist the support of non-governmental organizations having a special interest in decolonization in the dissemination of the relevant information; to continue to provide full press release coverage for all meetings of the Special Committee and its subsidiary bodies; to ensure the availability of the necessary facilities and services to that end.
Adopted at the 92nd plenary meeting, 4 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. 51-52. - (GAOR, 42nd sess., Suppl. no. 49).