213 General Assembly Resolution on Reduction of Armaments

Resolution 192 (III) extract, PARIS, 19 November 1948

PROHIBITION OF THE ATOMIC WEAPON AND REDUCTION BY ONE-THIRD OF THE ARMAMENTS AND ARMED FORCES OF THE PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL The General Assembly, [matter omitted]

Recommends the Security Council to pursue the study of the regulation and reduction of conventional armaments and armed forces through the agency of the Commission for Conventional Armaments in order to obtain concrete results as soon as possible;

Trusts that the Commission for Conventional Armaments, in carrying out its plan of work, will devote its first attention to formulating proposals for the receipt, checking and publication, by an international organ of control within the framework of the Security Council, of full information to be supplied by Member States with regard to their effectives and their conventional armaments;

Invites the Security Council to report to the Assembly no later than its next regular session on the effect given to the present recommendation with a view to enabling it to continue its activity with regard to the regulation of armaments in accordance with the purposes and principles defined by the Charter;

Invites all nations in the Commission for Conventional Armaments to co-operate to the utmost of their power in the attainment of the above-mentioned objectives.

[AA : A816, 4/301/43]