- 1980 - 1991
UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1974-1985: Urquhart; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1981-1988: Cordovez; 1986-1992: Goulding)
Series consists of correspondence, numbered code, clear, and only cables (incoming and outgoing), United Nations documents, daily press briefings, political information bulletins, reports, and meeting summaries regarding the Middle East, including Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and Jordan. Includes reports of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Population of the Occupied Territories; briefing notes to the Secretary-General; and summaries of meetings with Permanent Representatives to the United Nations. Subjects include the Middle East peace process; Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO); deportation of Palestinians from Israeli Occupied Territories; hostages in Lebanon; and a proposed Palestinian University for refugees in Jerusalem. Other subjects include terrorism; chemical warfare; the question of Palestine; the League of Arab States; the Organization of the Islamic Conference; and economic assistance to Lebanon. Correspondents include Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar.
Accession numbers: 94/038, boxes 1-3
Actual series size: 6 boxes