Series Subject Files - Special Political Affairs - S-0303

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S-0303

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Subject Files - Special Political Affairs

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  • 1960 - 1983 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 8

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UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1958-1972: Bunche; 1959-1961: Narasimhan; 1962-1963: Loufti; 1963-1964: Protitch; 1965-1970: Rolz-Bennett; 1970-1978: Guyer; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1981-1988: Cordovez)

Series consists of general and administrative files created by the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) and maintained as part of the central files. Series includes correspondence, memorandum, publications, reports from the Secretary-General to the Security Council (SECCO), annual reports, maps and biographies of personnel. Subjects include UN medals; resolutions on satellite broadcasting (1978); proposals on land mines and booby traps; the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR; the Shatt-Al-Arab (the boundary line between Iran and Iraq); Iran's proposal for a nuclear free zone; the International Conference in Kampuchea, Kampuchean relief; and the Addis Ababa peace talk. Correspondents include Under-Secretaries General C. V. Narasimhan and J. Rolz-Bennett.

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Is superseded by: 1986/0006: Political Matters, misc. concerning various countries' disputes, difficulties, situation, statements, appeals, refugee problems, code cables.
Is superseded by: 1986/0216: Central Files: Administrative Matters, Cables, Charters, Field Service Staff / Operations, Peace-keeping, Medals, GA matters, Miscellaneous.

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DAG-1; Accession number: 1986/006, 1986/216

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DAG-1

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