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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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Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism

24 December 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Measures to eliminate international terrorism : report of the Secretary-General

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

Activities of the United Nations system in implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

14 April 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

21 March 2013 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The situation in Afghanistan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

13 December 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The occupied Syrian Golan : report of the Secretary-General

5 October 2011 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission : note / by the President of the General Assembly

29 October 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 : note / by the Secretary-General

25 August 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

5 March 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

General Assembly resolution supporting the immediate ceasefire according to Security Council resolution 1860 (2009) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 January 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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