Arms control and disarmament issues figured prominently
in the UN in the late 1970s and early 1980s, along with other
regional and international security issues. This occurred in
the wake of the General Assembly’s first special session on
disarmament in mid-1978, which was also attended by numerous
non-governmental organisations involved in related issues.
The special session was held largely at the non-aligned
group’s urging and also because of general concern that the
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