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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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Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Seventy-eighth session (14 February - 11 March 2011), Seventy-ninth session (8 August - 2 September 2011)

2 September 2011 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Note on international protection : report of the High Commissioner : addendum

28 June 2011 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Note on international protection : report of the High Commissioner

28 June 2011 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Report of the Working Group on the Right to Development on its eleventh session

10 June 2010 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Summary record of the 45th meeting : 3rd Committee, held at Headquarters, New York, on Friday, 20 November 2009, General Assembly, 64th session

24 March 2010 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

18 January 2010 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Report of the Human Rights Council : report of the 3rd Committee : General Assembly, 64th session

3 December 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources : report of the 2nd Committee : General Assembly, 64th session

20 November 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

16 February 2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

2009 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

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