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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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Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United Nations : requests under Article 19 of the Charter : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

24 October 2012 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Emergency economic assistance to the Comoros : Report of the Secretary-General

21 June 2000 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Question of the Comorian Island of Mayotte : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

6 December 1994 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of the Comorian Island of Mayotte : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Question of the Comorian Island of Mayotte : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

27 October 1992 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of the Comorian Island of Mayotte : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

16 October 1991 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of the Comorian Island of Mayotte : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

1 November 1990 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of the Comorian island of Mayotte : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

18 October 1989 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of the Comorian island of Mayotte : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

26 October 1988 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Assistance to Benin, the Central African Republic, the Comoros, Democratic Yemen, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Madagascar, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone and Vanuatu : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

8 December 1986 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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