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75 Years, 75 Documents

1976-1985

1976 - Blueprint for action to improve living places of all

1977 - UN Water Conference tackles problem of ensuring adequate water for earth's expanding population

1978 - UN Interim Force in Lebanon created to maintain peace along Blue Line

1979 - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women adopted

1980 - Emergency special session on Afghanistan held under Uniting for Peace resolution

1981 - First UN conference to support least developed countries

1982 - "A constitution for the oceans" is created

1983 - General Assembly focuses on Palestinian rights

1984 - Providing urgent aid to a continent in crisis

1985 - The UN Decade for Women comes to a close