Series Office for Special Political Affairs - Subject Files - S-0347

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S-0347

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Office for Special Political Affairs - Subject Files

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  • 1966 - 1989 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 14

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UN. Office for Special Political Affairs (OSPA) (1970-1978: Guyer; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1981-1988: Cordovez; 1986-1992: Goulding)
Note: Files in this series were transferred in 1992, when the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs became the Department for Peace-Keeping Operations. Files were transferred under the auspices of the Office for Special Political Affairs, but reflect the operations of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) for the time span specified. Above names refer to the Under-Secretaries General who were in office from 1975 to 1988.

Series consists of briefings, annual reports and statements of the Secretary-General, country files, chemical weapons reports, inspections, notes on meetings, miscellaneous personnel and administrative files, information circulars, UN documents and economic surveys. Subjects include aircraft and ship incidents; Contadora; the Ford Foundation; the fortieth anniversary of the UN; observer groups in the Iran / Iraq Gulf; the Ocean Earth Corporation (OEC; the Columbia-Venezuela conflict; the League of Arab States; the Falkland Islands; Dominican hurricanes; refugees; travel standards; SPA-44 (I-84); R552; R. S/514; and R598. Correspondents include Under-Secretary-General of Special Political Affairs D. Cordovez; Under-Secretary-General for Political and Security Council Affairs U. A. Ustinov; A. Farah (UN Interim Force in Lebanon); and Deputy Director for the Centre for Human Rights K. F. Nyamekye.

Accession number: 1992/004

Actual series size: 14 boxes
Novak

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Alphabetical by subject, then chronological

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Is superseded by: 1992/0004: Working files, alphabetically by subject

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DAG-1

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