Committee on Information of the United Nations
Comité de l'information des Nations Unies
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18 Dec 1978, New York NY (USA), within the framework of United Nations (UN), by UN General Assembly resolution 33/115 C, as Committee to Review United Nations Public Information Policies and Activities. Present name adopted by resolution 34/182 of 18 Dec 1979 of the General Assembly.
Examine United Nations public information policies and activities in the light of evolving international relations and the imperatives of the establishment of a new international economic order and of a new world information and communication order; evaluate and follow up efforts made and progress achieved by the UN system in the field of information and communications; promote establishment of a new, more just and more effective world information and communication order intended to strengthen peace and international understanding and based on the free circulation and wider and better balanced dissemination of information, and make recommendations on this to the General Assembly.Available with paid subscription only.
Organizes Annual Session (always in New York NY).
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- International Relations
- United Nations
- World Order
- International Relations
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