The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions, and Other Documents

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No. 21
RESOLUTION ON SMALL-CALIBRE WEAPON
SYSTEMS
Adopted by the United Nations Conference on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons, 28 September 1979INTRODUCTORY NOTE: The UN Conference of 1979 and 1980 did not reach agreement on a Protocol on small-calibre weapon systems. The resolution reprinted below was adopted at the 1979 session of the Conference and annexed to the Final Act of 1980 as Appendix E.AUTHENTIC TEXTS: See indications under No. 19.TEXT PUBLISHED IN: See indications under No. 19.The United Nations Conference on Prohibitions or Restrictions of Use of Certain Conventional Weapons,Recalling United Nations General Assembly resolution 32/152 of 19 December 1977,Aware of the continuous development of small-calibre weapon systems (i.e., arms and projectiles),Anxious to prevent an unnecessary increase of the injurious effects of such weapon systems,Recalling the agreement embodied in The Hague Declaration of 29 July 1899, to abstain, in international armed conflict, from the use of bullets which expand or flatten easily in the human body.Convinced that it is desirable to establish accurately the wounding effects of current and new generations of small calibre weapon systems including the various parameters that affect the energy transfer and the wounding mechanism of such systems,
1. Takes note with appreciation of the intensive research carried out nationally and internationally in the area of wound ballistics, in particular relating to small-calibre weapon systems, as documented during the Conference;
2. Considers that this research and the international discussion on the subject has led to an increased understanding of the wounding effects of small-calibre weapon systems and of the parameters involved;
3. Believes that such research, including testing of small-calibre weapon systems, should be continued with a view to developing standardized assessment methodology relative to ballistic parameters and medical effects of such systems;
4. Invites Governments to carry out further research, jointly or individually on the wounding effects of small-calibre weapon systems and to communicate, where possible, their findings and conclusions;
5. Welcomes the announcement that an international scientific symposium on wound ballistics will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden, in late 1980 or in

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