How was the Disarmament Commission established?
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016
The first United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC) was established in 1952 by General Assembly resolution A/RES/502 (IV). However, it met only occasionally after 1959.
In 1978 the General Assembly held its first special session of disarmament. A new United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC) was established to replace the 1952 Commission by A/RES/S-10/2, para. 118 of 30 June 1978.
Working documents of the Commission are issued under series symbol A/CN.10/-.
Press releases pertaining to the Disarmament Commission are issued under series symbol DC/-.
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