TitleReview of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its 10th special session : resolutions / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Decides to adopt the following recommendations concerning the work of the 1st Committee: (a) The agenda of the 1st Committee should be rationalized by grouping or merging related items to the extent possible in order to provide greater organizational clarity and without prejudging their substance; (b) Recommendations on procedural matters should be adopted as decisions, not as resolutions; (c) In the interest of maximum effectiveness and efficiency, draft resolutions on the same subject or under the same agenda items should be merged, whenever possible; (d) A period of time for discussion and for organized informal consultations among delegations should be allocated in the programme of work of the 1st Committee; (e) The 1st Committee should have a single general debate on all disarmament questions during which delegations may speak on specific issues, in order to ensure the best use of time and resources available; (f) The deadline for the submission of draft resolutions on disarmament items should be advanced further to the extent feasible with a view to allowing sufficient time for consultations before proceeding to take action upon them.
Adopted at the 84th plenary meeting, 30 Nov. 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. 88-96. - (GAOR, 42nd sess., Suppl. no. 49).