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A/RES/52/232*
8 June 1998
Fifty-second session


Agenda item 60

RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

[without reference to a Main Committee (A/52/L.77)]

52/232. Strengthening of the United Nations system

The General Assembly,

Having considered the aspects concerning the organization of the work of its regular sessions contained in the report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of General Assembly resolution 51/241,(1)

Recalling its resolution 51/241 of 31 July 1997, by which it adopted the recommendations of the Open-ended High-level Working Group on the Strengthening of the United Nations System as contained in the annex to the resolution,

Noting its resolution 36/67 of 30 November 1981, by which it declared that the third Tuesday of September, the opening day of the regular sessions of the General Assembly, shall be officially proclaimed and observed as the International Day of Peace and shall be devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples,

1. Decides that the fifty-second session of the General Assembly shall close on Tuesday, 8 September 1998, and that the fifty-third session of the General Assembly shall open on Wednesday, 9 September 1998;

2. Also decides that the International Day of Peace shall continue to be observed on the opening day of the regular session;

3. Further decides to include in the provisional agenda of its fifty-third session the item entitled "Strengthening of the United Nations system".

87th plenary meeting

* Reissued for technical reasons.
1 A/52/855.
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