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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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Right of peoples to self-determination : report of the Secretary-General

18 September 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Fact Finding Reports

Peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine : report of the Secretary-General

15 September 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories : note / by the Secretary-General

9 September 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Report 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

8 September 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

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 : report of the Secretary-General

27 August 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

Persons displaced as a result of the June 1967 and subsequent hostilities : report of the Secretary-General

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

Palestine refugees' properties and their revenues : report of the Secretary-General

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

Letter dated 4 May 2009 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council : Summary by the Secretary-General of the report of the United Nations Headquarters Board of Inquiry into certain incidents in the Gaza Strip between 27 December 2008 and 19 January 2009

15 May 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country 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

7 May 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

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