Verification in All Its Aspects, Including the Role of the UN in the Field of Verification, G.A. res. 50/61, U.N. Doc. A/RES/50/61 (1995)
The General Assembly, Affirming its continued support for the sixteen principles of verification drawn up by the Disarmament Commission, Stressing that the critical importance of verification of and compliance with arms limitation and disarmament agreements is universally recognized and that the issue of verification is a matter of concern to all nations, Recalling its resolution 48/68 of 16 December 1993, in which it requested the Secretary-General, as a further follow-up to the 1990 study on the role of the United Nations in the field of verification and in view of significant developments in international relations since that study, to undertake, with the assistance of a group of qualified governmental experts, an in-depth study on verification issues identified in that resolution, Also recalling that, in its resolution 48/68, it requested the Secretary- General to submit a report on the subject to the General Assembly at its fiftieth session, 1. Takes note of the report of the Secretary-General, which was unanimously approved by the Group of Governmental Experts on Verification in All its Aspects, including the Role of the United Nations in the Field of Verification, and commends the report to the attention of Member States; 2. Requests the Secretary-General to give the report the widest possible circulation and to seek the views of Member States on the report; 3. Encourages Member States to consider the recommendations contained in the report and to assist the Secretary-General in their implementation where they consider it appropriate; 4. Also requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly at its fifty-second session on the views received from Member States on the report and on actions taken by Member States and by the Secretariat with respect to the recommendations contained in the report; 5. Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its fifty-second session the item entitled "Verification in all its aspects, including the role of the United Nations in the field of verification".