Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council
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Agenda[ edit ] The agenda for each session is planned up to seven months in advance and begins with the release of a preliminary list of items to be included in the provisional agenda.
After the session begins, the final agenda is adopted in a plenary meeting which allocates the work to the various Main Committees, who later submit reports back to the Assembly for adoption by consensus or by vote. Items on the agenda are numbered. Regular plenary sessions of the General Assembly in recent years have initially been scheduled to be held over the course of just three months; however, additional work loads have extended these sessions until just short of the next session.
The routinely scheduled portions of the sessions normally commence on "the Tuesday of the third week in September, counting from the first week that contains at least one working day", per the UN Rules of Procedure.
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Most General Assembly resolutions are not enforceable as a legal or practical matter, because the General Assembly lacks enforcement powers with respect to most issues. The General Assembly has authority to make final decisions in some areas such as the United Nations budget. The General Assembly can also refer an issue to the Security Council to put in place a binding resolution.
UNGA budget[ edit ] The General Assembly also approves the budget of the United Nations and decides how much money each member state must pay to run the organization.
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The planning, programming, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation cycle of the United Nations has evolved over the years; major resolutions on the process include General Assembly resolutions: The main source of funds for the regular budget is the contributions of member states.
The scale of assessments is based on the capacity of countries to pay. This is determined by considering their relative shares of total gross national product, adjusted to take into account a number of factors, including their per capita incomes.
In addition to the regular budget, member states are assessed for the costs of the international tribunals and, in accordance with a modified version of the basic scale, for the costs of peacekeeping operations. This subsection covers the practice and discussions in the Security Council that relate to instances where the Council requested that the General Assembly convene a special session as stipulated under Article Referral to the General Assembly under resolution A V of an item being considered by the Security Council This subsection dealt with the referral, under General Assembly resolution A V of 3 Novemberto the General Assembly of an item being considered by the Security Council.
General Assembly resolution A V on "Uniting for peace" states that, if the Security Council fails to act in order to maintain international peace and security in any case where there appears to be a threat to the peace, breach of the peace, or act of aggressionbecause of lack of unanimity of the permanent members, the matter shall be addressed immediately by the General Assembly. Reports of the Security Council to the General Assembly In accordance with Article 24 3 of the Charter, the Security Council submits annual and, when necessary, special reports to the General Assembly.
The Repertoire provides details on any changes to the format, structure and substance of its annual reportas well as to the procedure for its adoption. Election by the General Assembly of non-permanent members of the Security Council In accordance with Article 23 1 of the Charter, the General Assembly, at each regular session, shall elect ten other members of the United Nations to be non-permanent members of the Security Council.
The Repertoire provides information on the election by the General Assembly of non-permanent members of the Security Council. Recommendations by the Security Council to the General Assembly There are several procedural situations where the Security Council provides a recommendation to the General Assembly for its action or acts concurrently with the General Assembly.
Appointment of the Secretary-General This subsection covers the procedures used in appointing the Secretary-General who is first recommended by the Security Council and then approved by the General Assembly under Article Membership in the United Nations This section deals with the role of the General Assembly relating to the membership in the United Nations, particularly in admission of new members.
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For more details, see also Membership in the United Nations c. Election of the judges of the International Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda This subsection features Council proceedings relating to the election of judges of the International Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.
As set out in their Statutes of the International Tribunals, the election of their judges takes place at the General Assembly on the basis of the list of candidates which the Security Council establishes in its resolution, following the nominations of candidates forwarded by the Secretary-General to the Council.
Conditions of accession to the Statute of the International Court of Justice In accordance with Article 93 2conditions of accession to the Statute of ICJ by non-member of the United Nations shall be determined by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council. This subsection presents such cases7 e.
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Conditions under which a non-Member State, party to the Statute, may participate in electing members of the International Court of Justice In the volume, theRepertoireincluded a subsection featuring a case study of Council discussions on conditions under which a non-Member State but party to the Statute of ICJ might participate in the election of ICJ judges. Relations with subsidiary organs established by the General Assembly Certain subsidiary organs established by the General Assembly have participated in the work of the Security Council, either because they were mandated by resolutions of the General Assembly, or because the Council decided to avail itself of their services.
This section gives an account of the relationship between the Security Council and the subsidiary organs established by the General Assembly. From the volume onwards, it provides a list of communications sent by the subsidiary organs of the General Assembly to the Council. For coverage, please see the section on subsidiary organs.
It covers Security Council decisions, deliberations and communications that touch on the relationship between the two Councils, particularly on cooperation and coordination, or lack thereof, between them.