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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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The situation in the Middle East : addendum

3 October 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Regional Reports

Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

26 September 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the occupied Syrian Golan

24 August 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

The situation in the Middle East

12 August 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Regional Reports

Implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General on the causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

30 July 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

5 September 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Mission Reports

Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

13 August 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The role of diamonds in fuelling conflict: breaking the link between the illicit transaction of rough diamonds and armed conflict as a contribution to prevention and settlement of conflicts : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

25 February 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Political Declaration on the Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts in Africa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

22 July 2013 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

302 (IV). Assistance to Palestine Refugees

8 December 1949 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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