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75 Years, 75 Documents

1986-1995

1986 - Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar appointed to second term

1987 - States come together to stop depletion of the ozone

1988 - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change created

1989 - USSR & US co-sponsor political resolution for first time

1990 - Secretary-General swears in first president of Namibia

1991 - Post-Cold War surge in UN Peacekeeping

1992 - Secretary-General proposes "An Agenda for Peace"

1993 - International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia established to address war crimes

1994 - UN Trusteeship Council ends its historic task

1995 - The United Nations turns 50