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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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Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the occupied Syrian Golan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

15 December 2015 | 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

15 December 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

15 December 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Persons displaced as a result of the June 1967 and subsequent hostilities : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

15 December 2015 | 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

The situation in the Middle East : report of the Secretary-General

31 August 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Work of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories : report of the Secretary-General

25 August 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The occupied Syrian Golan : report of the Secretary-General

12 August 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan : note / by the Secretary-General

8 May 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Work of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

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