TitleRespect for human rights in armed conflicts : report of the Secretary-General
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Respect for human rights in armed conflicts in the context of United Nations purposes and action in the field of human rights-- Historical survey of international instruments of a humanitarian character relating to armed conflict -- Observations on some aspects of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 in their relation to United Nations instruments in the field of human rights -- Steps to secure respect of humanitarian principles in all armed conflicts through a better application and reaffirmation of existing international conventions and the adoption of additional legal instruments and other measures -- Final observations -- Annexes: 1. Replies received by the Secretary-General from Member States, United Nations organs, specialized agencies and the International Committee of the Red Cross regarding the preparation of the study requested in paragraph 2 of General Assembly resolution 2444 (XXIII) -- 2. Signatures, ratifications, accessions, etc. pertaining to the Geneva Protocol of 17 June 1925 and the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949.