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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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Children and armed conflict : report of the Secretary-General

26 March 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in Haiti [transmits Report of the independent expert of the Commission on Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Haiti]

28 August 2000 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti

22 November 1999 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in Haiti

20 September 1999 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti

20 July 1998 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti

18 November 1997 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in Haiti

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

Report on the situation of human rights in Haiti

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

Situation of human rights in Haiti - Report and recommendations of the independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti

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

The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti

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

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