United Nations


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

4 November 1982


                                                4 November 1982
          Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
          The General Assembly,
          Having considered the question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas),
          Realizing that the maintenance of colonial situations is
     incompatible with the United Nations ideal of universal peace,
          Recalling its resolutions 1514 (XV) of 14 December 1960, 2065 (XX)
     of 16 December 1965, 3160 (XXVIII) of 14 December 1973 and 31/49 of 1
     December 1976,
          Recalling further Security Council resolutions 502 (1982) of 3 April
     1982 and 505 (1982) of 26 May 1982,
          Taking into account the existence of a de facto cessation of
     hostilities in the South Atlantic and the expressed intention of the
     parties not to renew them,
          Reaffirming the need for the parties to take due account of the
     interests of the population of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) in
     accordance with the provisions of General Assembly resolutions 2065 (XX)
     and 3160 (XXVIII),
          Reaffirming also the principles of the Charter of the United Nations
     on the non-use of force or the threat of force in international relations
     and the peaceful settlement of international disputes,
         1.    Requests the Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom of
     Great Britain and Northern Ireland to resume negotiations in order to
     find as soon as possible a peaceful solution to the sovereignty dispute
     relating to the question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas);
         2.    Requests the Secretary-General, on the basis of the present
     resolution, to undertake a renewed mission of good offices in order to
     assist the parties in complying with the request made in paragraph 1
     above, and to take the necessary measures to that end;
         3.    Requests the Secretary-General to submit a report to the
     General Assembly at its thirty-eighth session on the progress made in the
     implementation of the present resolution;
          4.   Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its
     thirty-eighth session the item entitled "Question of the Falkland Islands