Assembly Considers Measures to Stop International Terrorism
Measures to eliminate international terrorism highlighted the work of the General Assembly's Sixth Committee (Legal) which almost finalized a draft convention for the suppression of nuclear terrorism and initiated work on a convention to stop terrorist financing.
On 8 December, in adopting 14 drafts submitted by the Committee, the Assembly also acted on such matters as the International Criminal Court, the International Law Decade, protection of victims of armed conflicts and protection of diplomatic and consular staff.
Committee Chairman Jargalsaikhany Enkhsaikhan of Mongolia hailed the "constructive atmosphere" prevailing throughout the session. He commended coordinators of the draft texts and delegations for their "spirit of cooperation, hard work and …
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Publication information: Article title: Assembly Considers Measures to Stop International Terrorism. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: UN Chronicle. Volume: 36. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 1999. Page number: 62. © 1998 United Nations Publications. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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