Administration of the United Nations

VII. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE FIFTH COMMITTEE
681. Administration of the United Nations

A

The General Assembly, Taking note of the proposals and opinion concerning the organization of the Secretariat contained in the memorandum[1] by the Secretary-General on the question of the administration of the United Nations, and of the report[2] of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions on these proposals, Considering that the problems of reorganization require further study,

1. Decides to include the question of the organization of the Secretariat in the provisional agenda of the eighth session of the General Assembly;

2. Requests the Secretary-General to prepare a full report on the problems of reorganization of the Secretariat, including the relationship between the Departments of Economic Affairs and of Social Affairs and the Technical Assistance Administration, as well as on their administrative and financial implications, and to circulate it, with the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, to all Members four weeks before the opening of the eighth session of the General Assembly.

410th plenary meeting,
21 December 1952.

B

The General Assembly, Noting paragraphs 38 to 45 of the memorandum[3] of the Secretary-General on the administration of the United Nations,

1. Decides to refer these paragraphs to a Committee composed of representatives of the following eleven Members: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Dominican Republic, Greece, Iraq, Norway, Pakistan and Poland, to meet in the interval between the seventh and eighth sessions of the General Assembly, and to report thereon to the General Assembly at its eighth session;

2. Invites the Secretary-General to submit to the Committee such proposals as he may wish to make on the matters dealt with in the above-mentioned paragraphs;

3. Requests the Secretary-General to circulate the report of the Committee, with the comments of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, to all Members four weeks before the opening of the eighth session of the General Assembly.

410th plenary meeting,
21 December 1952.


[1] See document A/2214. [2] See document A/2290. [3] See document A/2214.
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