101st Plenary Meeting of General Assembly: 48th Session - Part 1

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28-Jul-1994 01:31:35
Member states voted on a Resolution that would become the most comprehensive and influential international convention on the management of the sea at 101st plenary meeting of the 48th session.

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The General Assembly voted on the resolution to reaffirm that the seabed and ocean floor and subsoil thereof, beyond the limits of national jurisdiction as well as the resources of the jurisdiction, are the common heritage of mankind. The Assembly was prompted by the desire to achieve universal participation in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 and to promote appropriate representation in the institutions established by it.

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A/48/PV.101
A/RES/48/263
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