Document symbol: A/RES/50/62
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The role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
Affirms that scientific and technological achievements should be used for the benefit of all mankind to promote the sustainable economic and social development of all States and to safeguard international security, and that international cooperation in the use of science and technology through the transfer and exchange of technological know-how for peaceful purposes should be promoted; urges Member States to undertake multilateral negotiations with the participation of all interested States in order to establish universally acceptable, non-discriminatory guidelines for international transfers of high technology with military applications; requests the Secretary-General to develop a database of concerned research institutions and experts with a view to promoting transparency and international cooperation in the applications of the scientific and technological developments for pursuing disarmament objectives such as disposal of weapons, conversion and verification, among others.Adopted 104-6-53.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - INTERNATIONAL SECURITY - DISARMAMENT - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - TECHNICAL COOPERATION - SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION - KNOW-HOW - TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER - INFORMATION EXCHANGE - GUIDELINES - NEGOTIATION - MILITARY APPLICATIONS - MILITARY TECHNOLOGY - DATABASES - RESEARCH CENTRES - GROUPS OF EXPERTS - WEAPONS DESTRUCTION - VERIFICATION
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