Collection 203 - International Oil Working Group

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International Oil Working Group


  • 1979-01-01 - 1987-12-31 (Accumulation)

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The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, holds a substantial collection of the organisation and it contains administrative papers, correspondence, printed materials, UN documents and newsletters.

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The IOWG worked towards the implementation of the oil embargo as initiated by the UN General Assembly. It grew out of the Sanctions Working Group, which was established in 1979. IOWD researched topics relating to the oil embargo, monitored tanker movements, gave testimonies at UN meetings, and distributed information. The organisation closed down in 1987.

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IOWG grew out of the Sanctions Working Group, which was established in 1979.

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