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A/RES/40/11


General Assembly

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11 November 1985

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                                                         A/RES/40/11
                                                         11 November 1985
                                                         70th plenary meeting
 
                          Right of peoples to peace
 
     The General Assembly,
 
     Bearing in mind that the year 1986 was proclaimed the International Year
of Peace,
 
     Recalling that the principal aim of establishing the United Nations forty
years ago, as enshrined in the Charter, was to save succeeding generations
from the scourge of war,
 
     Reaffirming the strong resolve of peoples to maintain and strengthen
international peace and security,
 
     Recalling its Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace, approved on
12 November 1984,
 
     Recalling further that, pursuant to the Declaration, all States and
international organizations are urged to do their utmost to contribute to the
implementation of the right of peoples to peace,
 
     Bearing in mind that peace is an inalienable right of every human being
and that, in the Proclamation of the International Year of Peace approved on
24 October 1985,  the General Assembly, having reaffirmed that peace
constitutes a universal ideal, called upon all peoples to join with the United
Nations in resolute efforts to safeguard peace and the future of humanity,
 
     Taking note of the programme for the International Year of Peace,
 
     1.   Calls upon all States and international organizations to do their
utmost to implement the provisions of the Declaration on the Right of Peoples
to Peace;
 
     2.   Requests the Secretary-General, when submitting his report on the
implementation of the programme for the International Year of Peace, to report
on the measures taken by Member States and international organizations in the
implementation of the Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace.