TitleQuestions relating to information : resolutions / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Urges the full implementation of the following recommendations: (1) all countries, the UN system as a whole and all others concerned should co-operate in the establishment of a new world information and communication order; (2) considering the important role that the media worldwide can freely play, particularly under the present situation, it is recommended that: (a) the mass media should be encouraged to give wider coverage to the efforts of the international community towards global development and, in particular, the efforts of the developing countries to achieve economic, social and cultural progress; (b) the UN system as a whole should co-operate in a concerted manner, through its information services, in promoting a more comprehensive and realistic image of the activities and potential of the UN system in all its endeavours; (c) all countries should be urged to extend assistance to journalists for the free and effective performance of their professional tasks and to ensure respect for their physical integrity.
Adopted at the 71st plenary meeting, 6 Dec. 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 43rd session, Volume 1, 20 September-22 December 1988. - A/43/49. - 1989. - p. 124-129. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).