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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 Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

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

The situation in the Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

18 December 1992 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

18 December 1992 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

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

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

6 March 1991 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Operation Lifeline Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

21 December 1990 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

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

Operation Lifeline Sudan

24 October 1989 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

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

Special programme of assistance to the Sudan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

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

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