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28 Dec 2015 description
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Seventieth Session
82nd Meeting (PM & Night)

It Also Takes Action on Outstanding Drafts Submitted by Other Main Committees

Upon the recommendation of its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary), the General Assembly tonight approved a budget of $5.4 billion for the 2016-2017 biennium as it concluded the main part of its seventieth session.

11 Apr 2013 description
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AG/11355 Assemblée générale Soixante-septième Débat thématique - matin & après-midi

Avec l’expérience de ces 20 dernières années, la justice pénale internationale apparaît comme une contribution cruciale -mais insuffisante à elle seule- à la réconciliation

16 Oct 2012 description
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Sixty-seventh General Assembly
24th Meeting (AM)

Tribunals Helped Forge New Culture of International Accountability; Residual Mechanism Needs Adequate Resources to Preserve Legacy, Speakers Say

24 Sep 2012 description
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Assemblée générale
Soixante-septième session
2e séance plénière – matin

L’Assemblée générale a adopté ce matin, pour cette soixante-septième session, l’ordre du jour de sa Plénière et de ses six grandes commissions*. Elle a décidé d’inscrire à son ordre du jour neuf nouveaux points dont le « Financement de la Mission de supervision des Nations Unies en République arabe syrienne » et le « Mécanisme international appelé à exercer les fonctions résiduelles des tribunaux pénaux internationaux ».

10 Nov 2011 description
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Sixty-sixth General Assembly
58th Meeting (AM)

Briefing Assembly, Officials Say Courts Winding Down Work, Need International Community’s Support to Retain Staff, Prevent ‘Impunity Gap’

As deterrents of war crimes and guards against the “baser” aspects of human nature, the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia had had a far‑reaching impact over the course of their lifespan, said General Assembly delegates in a joint debate today.

26 Sep 2011 description
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Sixty-sixth General Assembly
22nd, 23rd & 24th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Leaders Can No Longer Use Sovereignty as ‘Wall to Violate Rights of Citizens’,
Some Say; Others Say Mediation Less Costly, Saves Lives, Aligns with UN Charter

28 Dec 2009 description


Thirteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development


The present report contains the findings and recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief on her mission to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, from 26 to 29 April 2009.

04 Nov 2009 description
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Sixty-fourth General Assembly
Third Committee
38th & 39th Meetings (AM & PM)

High Commissioner for Refugees Says Trends Causing Crises to Multiply; Means Humanitarian Action Operating in Difficult International Environment

Five "mega-trends" -- population growth, urbanization, climate change, migration and food, water and energy insecurity –- made contemporary forms of displacement increasingly complex, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today.

25 Sep 2009 description
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Sixty-fourth General Assembly GA/10863
7th & 8th Meetings (AM & PM)

In Recorded Vote, Member States Block Address by President of Madagascar

Championing their struggle to rebuild strife-torn nations and secure peace and long-term development, several leaders of the global South today appealed to the General Assembly for broad support to help them staunch terrorism, further entrench democracy and ensure that hard-won electoral gains would not be lost.

09 Sep 2009 description
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Also Adopts Texts Concerning HIV/AIDS, Multilingualism, International Criminal Courts for Former Yugoslavia, Rwanda

Following extensive debate that included a motion by the Russian Federation to take no action that was ultimately defeated, the General Assembly today adopted a resolution that recognized the right of return of all internally displaced persons and refugees and their descendants to their homes throughout Georgia and that underlined the urgent need for unimpeded access for humanitarian activities to peoples residing in all conflict-affected areas in that …

17 Aug 2009 description
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Sixty-fourth session
Item 84 of the provisional agenda

31 Jul 2009 description

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Item 76 of the provisional agenda*

Security Council

12 Jan 2009 description
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Soixante-troisième session
Points 44 et 107 de l'ordre du jour

Application et suivi intégrés et coordonnés des textes
issus des grandes conférences et réunions au sommet
organisées par les Nations Unies dans les domaines

12 Jan 2009 description
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Sixty-third session
Agenda items 44 and 107

Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to
the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and

11 Oct 2007 description
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I. Introduction

1. A significant increase in the numbers of persons of concern to UNHCR brought new challenges in 2006. While there was a 14 per cent increase in refugee numbers from the previous year, the Office's involvement, together with other humanitarian partners, in protecting and assisting internally displaced persons (IDPs) under the inter-agency cluster approach, resulted in a doubling of IDP figures. Thanks to better data capturing, many more stateless people have been identified, also swelling numbers.


20 Oct 2003 description
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Fifty-eighth General Assembly
37th Meeting (AM)

The progress made over the last year to revitalize the activities of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), particularly with regard to implementing the outcomes of major international conferences, was highlighted this morning, as the General Assembly considered the report of that body.

13 Nov 2002 description
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Fifty-seventh General Assembly
Third Committee

07 Nov 2002 description
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Says new approach needed to improve cooperation in statement to Third Committee