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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 Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security and emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan

7 December 2005 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan and on the achievements of the technical assistance in the field of human rights

9 September 2005 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security. Emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan

18 March 2005 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Children and armed conflict : report of the Secretary-General

9 February 2005 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security

12 August 2004 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security

19 March 2004 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security (Corrigendum)

29 July 2003 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security

18 March 2003 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Question of human rights in Afghanistan: Resolution 57/234 adopted by the General Assembly

28 February 2003 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security

21 October 2002 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

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