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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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United Nations Fund for Namibia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

26 January 1995 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Special assistance to Namibia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

20 December 1991 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Torture and inhuman treatment of children in detention in South Africa and Namibia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

15 December 1989 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Activities of foreign economic and other interests which are impeding the implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples in Namibia and in all other Territories under colonial domination and efforts to eliminate colonialism, apartheid and racial discrimination in southern Africa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

11 December 1989 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Torture and inhuman treatment of children in detention in South Africa and Namibia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

8 December 1988 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of Namibia : A Situation in Namibia resulting from the illegal occupation of the Territory by South Africa

17 November 1988 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of Namibia : Situation in Namibia resulting from the illegal occupation of the Territory by South Africa

6 November 1987 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Measures of assistance provided to South African and Namibian refugee women and children : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

4 December 1986 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of Namibia

20 November 1986 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of Namibia

13 December 1985 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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