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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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Situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

11 August 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Assistance to the Palestinian people : Report of the Secretary-General

16 May 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Assistance to the Palestinian people : report of the Secretary-General

16 May 2014 | 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 East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan : note / by the Secretary-General

2 May 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Assistance to the Palestinian people : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Jerusalem : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

30 January 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Division for Palestinian Rights of the Secretariat : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

9 January 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Assistance to Palestine refugees : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

16 December 2013 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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