Emergency Resolution Concerning the Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons

July 18, 1974

The 19th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 17-20 July, 1974 in Birmingham, England:

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, meeting in its 19th Triennial Congress at Birmingham, 17-20 July 1974,

Having for more than 50 years worked for total and universal disarmame1974nt,

Determined nevertheless to support the conventions on the prohibition of special weapons as mentioned in the Geneva conventions,

Wants to stress the importance of the presence of the victims of modern scientific warfare at the Conference of Government Experts on the use of weapons which may cause unnecessary suffering or have an indiscriminate effect. (held at Luzern, Switzerland, 24 Sept- 10 Oct, 1974)

Therefore we ask the conference to invite as witnesses representatives from the Provisional Revolutionary Government in South Vietnam and from the Democratic Republic of North Vietnam.

Chemical Weapons Disarmament Explosive Weapons Nuclear Weapons Small Arms Vietnam Resolution

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