- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
This book is published on the occasion of the 1978 UN General Assembly special session devoted to disarmament.
The multilateral arms control agreements reached since World War II are reviewed, assessed and reproduced in the book. The status of the implementation of these agreements is presented in a summary table. The most important of the bilateral arms control agreements are summarized. Comprehensive up-to-date reference material concerning arms control has been compiled and is presented for the convenience of the reader.
1. A critical review of the multilateral arms control agreements
2. Multilateral arms control agreements
3. Status of the implementation of multilateral arms control agreements, as of 31 December 1977
Appendix A. Member states of the United Nations and other states party to the major arms control agreements
Appendix B. Major UN General Assembly arms control resolutions adopted in the Disarmament Decade of the 1970s, and the record of voting
Appendix C. Notifications of military manoeuvres in compliance with the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe
Appendix D. Nuclear explosions, 1945-77
Appendix E. Summaries of bilateral arms control agreements, 1963-77