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A/RES/36/109


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

10 December 1981

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                                                A/RES/36/109
                                                10 December 1981
 
          Measures to prevent international terrorism which endangers or takes
          innocent human lives or jeopardizes fundamental freedoms, and study
          of the underlying causes of the forms of terrorism and acts of
          violence which lie in misery, frustration, grievance and despair and
          which cause some people to sacrifice human lives, including their
          own, in an attempt to effect radical changes
 
               The General Assembly,
 
               Recalling its resolutions 3034 (XXVII) of 18 December 1972,
          31/102 of 15 December 1976, 32/147 of 16 December 1977 and 34/145 of
          17 December 1979,
 
               Recalling also the Declaration of Principles of International
          Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in
          accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, the Declaration
          on the Strengthening of International Security, the Definition of
          Aggression, as well as the Protocols Additional to the Geneva
          Conventions of 1949,
 
               Deeply concerned over continuing acts of international
          terrorism which take a toll of innocent human lives,
 
               Convinced of the importance of international co-operation for
          dealing with acts of international terrorism,
 
               Reaffirming the principle of self-determination of peoples as
          enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations,
 
               Reaffirming the inalienable right to self-determination and
          independence of all peoples under colonial and racist regimes and
          other forms of alien domination, and upholding the legitimacy of
          their struggle, in particular the struggle of national liberation
          movements, in accordance with the purposes and principles of the
          Charter and of the Declaration on Principles of International Law
          concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in
          accordance with the Charter of the United Nations,
 
               Having re-examined the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on
          International Terrorism,
 
               Having also examined the report of the Secretary-General,
 
               1.     Takes note of the report of the Secretary-General;
 
               2.     Re-endorses the recommendations submitted to the General
          Assembly relating to practical measures of co-operation for the
          speedy elimination of the problem of international terrorism;
 
               3.     Calls upon all States to observe and implement the
          recommendations of the Ad Hoc Committee on International Terrorism
          to the General Assembly at its thirty-fourth session;
 
               4.     Requests the Secretary-General to follow up the
          implementation of the above-mentioned recommendations and to submit
          a report to the General Assembly at its thirty-eighth session;
 
               5.     Decides to include the item in the provisional agenda of
          its thirty-eighth session.