Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its 10th special session : Report of the Disarmament Commission : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
TitleReview of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its 10th special session : Report of the Disarmament Commission : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Commends the Disarmament Commission for its adoption by consensus, at its 1996 substantive sess, of a set of guidelines for international arms transfers in the context of General Assembly resolution 46/36 H, which were recommended to the Assembly for consideration; endorses the guidelines; reaffirms the importance of further enhancing the dialogue and cooperation among the 1st Committee, the Disarmament Commission and the Conference on Disarmament; also reaffirms the role of the Commission as the specialized, deliberative body within the UN multilateral disarmament machinery that allows for in-depth deliberations on specific disarmament issues, leading to the submission of concrete recommendations on those issues; requests the Commission to make every effort to achieve specific recommendations on the items of its agenda, taking into account the adopted "Ways and means to enhance the functioning of the Disarmament Commission"; recommends that, pursuant to the adopted 3-item phased approach, the Commission, at its 1996 organizational session, adopt the following items for consideration at its 1997 substantive session (a) the establishment of nuclear-weapon-free zones on the basis of arrangements freely arrived at among the States of the region concerned; (b) the 4th special sess. of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament; requests the Commission to meet for a period not exceeding 4 weeks during 1997; requests the Secretary-General to ensure full provision of the Commission and its subsidiary bodies of interpretation and translation facilities in the official languages.