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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 Kosovo

20 November 1995 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in the former Yugoslavia

7 November 1995 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in Kosovo : Resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Rape and abuse of women in the areas of armed conflict in the former Yugoslavia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

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

Economic assistance to States affected by the implementation of the Security Council resolutions imposing sanctions against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

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

Rape and abuse of women in the areas of armed conflict in the former Yugoslavia

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

Situation of human rights in the territory of the former Yugoslavia : violations of human rights in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montengro) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Situation of human rights in the territory of the former Yugoslavia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

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

Recommendation of the Security Council of 19 September 1992 : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.

22 September 1992 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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