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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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Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast Track to Accelerating the Fight against HIV and to Ending the AIDS Epidemic by 2030 : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

22 June 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

On the fast track to ending the AIDS epidemic

1 April 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

The girl child : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

29 February 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 February 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa : report of the Secretary-General

20 August 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

The girl child : report of the Secretary-General

4 August 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

International drug control : report of the 3rd Committee

8 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa : Report of the Secretary-General

21 August 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the 60th meeting of the Standing Committee (1-3 July 2014)

5 August 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Sessional Reports

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa : report of the Secretary-General

22 August 2013 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Regional Reports

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