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A/RES/51/40


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

7 January 1997

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Fifty-first session
Agenda item 64


                  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

            [on the report of the First Committee (A/51/566/Add.4)]


            51/40.      The role of science and technology in
                        the context of international security,
                        disarmament and other related fields

      The General Assembly,

      Recalling its previous resolutions on the subject of the role of
science and technology in the context of international security,
disarmament and other related fields, in which, inter alia, it
recognized that scientific and technological developments could have
both civilian and military applications and that progress in science
and technology for civilian applications needed to be maintained and
encouraged,

      1.    Invites Member States to enhance bilateral and multilateral
dialogue on the role of science and technology in the context of
international security, disarmament and other related fields, with a
view to:

      (a)   Ensuring implementation of relevant commitments already
undertaken under international legal instruments;

      (b)   Exploring ways and means of further developing international
legal rules on transfers of high technology with military
applications;

      2.    Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its fifty-
third session the item entitled "The role of science and technology in
the context of international security, disarmament and other related
fields".

                                                          79th plenary meeting
                                                              10 December 1996
 

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