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UN General Assembly

The General Assembly is the main deliberative organ of the United Nations. It is composed of representatives of all Member States, each of which has one vote. Decisions on important questions, such as those on peace and security, admission of new Members and budgetary matters, require a two-thirds majority. Decisions on other questions are reached by a simple majority. These decisions may be adopted without a vote, or with a vote, which may be recorded, non-recorded or by roll-call. While the decisions of the General Assembly have no legally binding force for Governments, they carry the weight of world opinion on major international issues, as well as the moral authority of the world community. The work of the United Nations derives largely from the decisions of the General Assembly, i.e. the will of the majority of the Members, as expressed in resolutions adopted by the General Assembly. This database contains General Assembly reports and resolutions of relevance to the work of UNHCR.  Website: www.un.org/ga
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Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

25 July 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of an independent review on sexual exploitation and abuse by international peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic

23 June 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic

9 June 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

9 March 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories

24 November 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Technical assistance provided to assist in the promotion and protection of human rights in Iraq : Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

27 July 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

20 July 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

29 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Applicability of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949, to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the other occupied Arab territories : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

16 December 2013 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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