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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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Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: special economic assistance to individual countries or regions - Emergency assistance to the Sudan

31 August 1999 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the Sudan Note by the Secretary-General

16 October 1998 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Emergency assistance to the Sudan

24 October 1997 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Interim report on the situation of human rights in the Sudan

21 October 1997 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

5 March 1997 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in the Sudan

14 October 1996 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

11 March 1996 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Interim report on the situation of human rights in the Sudan prepared by Mr. Gáspár Bíró, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights

16 October 1995 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

13 March 1995 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Emergency assistance to the Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

21 December 1993 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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