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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 Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

6 August 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Advancement of women : note / by the Secretary-General

3 August 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women : report of the Secretary-General

1 August 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Measures taken and progress achieved in follow-up to the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly : report of the Secretary-General

26 July 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Trafficking in women and girls : report of the Secretary-General

23 July 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Progress report on resettlement

4 July 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the status of implementation of the conclusions contained in the report of the independent international fact-finding mission on the incident of the humanitarian flotilla

8 May 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Children and armed conflict : report of the Secretary-General

26 April 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau

2 April 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Note [transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions]

30 August 2011 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

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