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UNITED
NATIONS
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        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/61/50
14 February 2006

Original: English

Sixty-first session



Preliminary list of items to be included in the
provisional agenda of the sixty-first regular
session of the General Assembly *




Note by the Secretary-General


1. This document has been prepared in accordance with the recommendation of the Special Committee on the Rationalization of the Procedures and Organization of the General Assembly, as set forth in paragraph 17 (a) of annex II to Assembly resolution 2837 (XXVI) of 17 December 1971.

2. The following documents relating to the agenda of the sixty-first session of the General Assembly will appear on the dates specified:

Annotated preliminary list ................................. 15 June 2006

Provisional agenda** ......................................... 14 July 2006

Supplementary list ............................................. 24 August 2006

Memorandum by the Secretary-General
to the General Committee .................................. 11 September 2006

3. The sixty-first session will convene at United Nations Headquarters on Tuesday, 12 September 2006, at 3 p.m.***


* The numbering of the items in the preliminary list has been established in accordance with General Assembly resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004 and reflects the biennial programme plan and priorities for the period 2006-2007.
** The provisional agenda will take into account the resolutions and decisions the General Assembly may still adopt at its sixtieth session.
*** In paragraph 1 of its resolution 57/301 of 13 March 2003, the General Assembly decided to amend rule 1 of the rules of procedure of the Assembly to read: “The General Assembly shall meet every year in regular session commencing on the Tuesday of the third week in September, counting from the first week that contains at least one working day”.


1. Opening of the session by the President of the General Assembly (rule 31). 1

2. Minute of silent prayer or meditation (rule 62).

3. Credentials of representatives to the sixty-first session of the General Assembly (rule 28):

(a) Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee;

(b) Report of the Credentials Committee.

4. Election of the President of the General Assembly (rule 30). 2

5. Election of the officers of the Main Committees (rule 30). 2

6. Election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly (rule 30). 2

7. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: reports of the General Committee (rule 21).

8. General debate (resolution 57/301 of 13 March 2003).


A. Maintenance of international peace and security


9. Report of the Security Council (rule 13 (b)).

10. The role of diamonds in fuelling conflict (resolution 60/182 of 20 December 2005).

11. Prevention of armed conflict. 3

12. The situation in Central America: progress in fashioning a region of peace, freedom, democracy and development (decision 60/508 of 31 October 2005). 4

13. The situation in the Middle East (resolutions 60/40 and 60/41 of 1 December 2005).

14. Question of Palestine (resolutions 60/36 to 60/39 of 1 December 2005).

15. Zone of peace and cooperation of the South Atlantic (decision 60/509 of 31 October 2005).

16. The situation in Afghanistan (resolutions 60/32 A and B of 30 November 2005). 5

17. The situation in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan. 3

18. Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba (resolution 60/12 of 8 November 2005).

19. Question of Cyprus (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 4

20. Armed aggression against the Democratic Republic of the Congo (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 4

21. Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 4

22. The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 4

23. Armed Israeli aggression against the Iraqi nuclear installations and its grave consequences for the established international system concerning the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and international peace and security (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 4

24. Consequences of the Iraqi occupation of and aggression against Kuwait (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 4

25. Declaration of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity on the aerial and naval military attack against the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya by the present United States Administration in April 1986 (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 4

26. University for Peace (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004).

27. Effects of atomic radiation (resolution 60/98 of 8 December 2005).

28. International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space (resolution 60/99 of 8 December 2005).

29. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (resolutions 60/100 to 60/103 of 8 December 2005).

30. Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories (resolutions 60/104 to 60/108 of 8 December 2005).

31. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects. 6

32. Questions relating to information (resolutions 60/109 A and B of 8 December 2005).

33. Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations (resolution 60/110 of 8 December 2005).

34. Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories (resolution 60/111 of 8 December 2005).

35. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations (resolution 60/112 of 8 December 2005).

36. Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories (resolution 60/113 of 8 December 2005).

37. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (resolutions 60/114 to 60/120 and decision 60/525 of 8 December 2005).

38. Question of the Malagasy islands of Glorieuses, Juan de Nova, Europa and Bassas da India (decision 60/503 A of 20 September 2005).

39. Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources (resolution 60/183 of 22 December 2005).

40. Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions (resolutions 428 (V) of 14 December 1950, 59/171 of 20 December 2004 and 60/128 and 60/129 of 16 December 2005).

B. Promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly and recent United Nations conferences


41. Report of the Economic and Social Council (rule 13 (b); General Assembly resolutions 3281 (XXIX) of 12 December 1974, 58/231 of 23 December 2003 and 60/34 of 30 November 2005 and Economic and Social Council decision 1982/112 of 26 April 1982).

42. Return and restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin (resolutions 58/17 of 3 December 2003 and 58/316 of 1 July 2004).

43. Culture of peace (resolutions 60/3 of 20 October 2005 and 60/10 and 60/11 of 3 November 2005).

44. The role of the United Nations in promoting a new global human order (decision 59/543 of 23 December 2004).

45. Follow-up to the outcome of the twenty-sixth special session: implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS (resolution S-26/2 of 27 June 2001).

46. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields. 6

47. 2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa (resolution 60/221 of 23 December 2005).

48. Sport for peace and development (resolution 60/9 of 3 November 2005).

49. Information and communication technologies for development (resolution 50/130 of 20 December 1995).

50. Macroeconomic policy questions:

(a) International trade and development (resolutions 1995 (XIX) of 30 December 1964 and 60/184 of 22 December 2005);

(b) International financial system and development (resolution 60/186 of 22 December 2005);

(c) External debt crisis and development (resolution 60/187 of 22 December 2005);

(d) Commodities (resolution 59/224 of 22 December 2004).

51. Follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the International Conference on Financing for Development (resolution 60/188 of 22 December 2005).

52. Sustainable development (decision 60/549 of 22 December 2005):

(a) Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (resolutions 47/191 of 22 December 1992 and 60/193 of 22 December 2005);

(b) Follow-up to and implementation of the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (resolutions 59/230 of 22 December 2004 and 60/194 of 22 December 2005);

(c) International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (resolutions 59/232 of 22 December 2004 and 60/195 and 60/196 of 22 December 2005);

(d) Protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind (resolution 60/197 of 22 December 2005);

(e) Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (resolution 60/201 of 22 December 2005);

(f) Convention on Biological Diversity (resolution 60/202 of 22 December 2005);

(g) Report of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme on its ninth special session (resolutions 2997 (XXVII) of 15 December 1972, 59/226 of 22 December 2004 and 60/189 of 22 December 2005).

53. Implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) (resolution 60/203 of 22 December 2005).

54. Globalization and interdependence:

(a) Globalization and interdependence (resolution 60/204 of 22 December 2005);

(b) International migration and development (resolutions 58/208 of 23 December 2003, 59/241 of 22 December 2004, 60/206 of 22 December 2005 and 60/227 of 23 December 2005);

(c) Culture and development (decision 60/549 of 22 December 2005);

(d) Preventing and combating corrupt practices and transfer of funds of illicit origin and returning such assets, in particular to the countries of origin, consistent with the United Nations Convention against Corruption (resolution 60/207 of 22 December 2005);

(e) Integration of the economies in transition into the world economy (resolutions 48/181 of 21 December 1993 and 59/243 of 22 December 2004).

55. Groups of countries in special situations:

(a) Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (resolutions 59/244 of 22 December 2004 and 60/228 of 23 December 2005);

(b) Specific actions related to the particular needs and problems of landlocked developing countries: outcome of the International Ministerial Conference of Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries and Donor Countries and International Financial and Development Institutions on Transit Transport Cooperation (resolution 60/208 of 22 December 2005).

56. Eradication of poverty and other development issues:

(a) Implementation of the first United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (1997-2006) (resolutions 59/246 of 22 December 2004 and 60/209 of 22 December 2005);

(b) Industrial development cooperation (resolution 59/249 of 22 December 2004).

57. Operational activities for development: operational activities for development of the United Nations system (resolution 39/125 of 14 December 1984 and decision 60/549 of 22 December 2005).

58. Training and research: United Nations University (resolutions 3081 (XXVIII) of 6 December 1973 and 59/253 of 22 December 2004).

59. Social development (decision 60/537 of 16 December 2005):

(a) Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (resolution 60/130 of 16 December 2005); 7

(b) Social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family (decision 60/537 of 16 December 2005); 7

(c) United Nations Literacy Decade: education for all (resolution 59/149 of 20 December 2004);

(d) Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons: Second World Assembly on Ageing (resolution 60/135 of 16 December 2005). 7

60. Advancement of women:

(a) Advancement of women (resolutions 34/180 of 18 December 1979, 39/125 of 14 December 1984, 45/124 of 14 December 1990, 59/164 and 59/166 of 20 December 2004, 60/136 and 60/140 of 16 December 2005 and 60/230 of 23 December 2005);

(b) Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women and of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century” (resolutions 50/203 of 22 December 1995 and 52/100 of 12 December 1997).7

C. Development of Africa


61. New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support:

(a) New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support (resolution 60/222 of 23 December 2005);

(b) Causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa (resolution 60/223 of 23 December 2005).

D. Promotion of human rights


62. Promotion and protection of the rights of children:

(a) Promotion and protection of the rights of children (resolutions 44/25 of 20 November 1989 and 60/231 of 23 December 2005);

(b) Follow-up to the outcome of the special session on children (resolution 58/282 of 9 February 2004 and decision 60/537 of 16 December 2005).

63. Indigenous issues:

(a) Indigenous issues (resolution 60/142 of 16 December 2005);

(b) Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People (resolution 60/142 of 16 December 2005).

64. Elimination of racism and racial discrimination:

(a) Elimination of racism and racial discrimination (resolutions 2106 A (XX) of 21 December 1965, 3380 (XXX) of 10 November 1975, 59/176 and 59/177 of 20 December 2004 and 60/143 and 60/144 of 16 December 2005);

(b) Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (decision 60/537 of 16 December 2005).

65. Right of peoples to self-determination (resolution 60/145 of 16 December 2005).

66. Promotion and protection of human rights:

(a) Implementation of human rights instruments (resolutions 2200 A (XXI) of 16 December 1966, 39/46 of 10 December 1984, 59/262 of 23 December 2004 and 60/148 of 16 December 2005);

(b) Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms (resolutions 59/186, 59/189, 59/190, 59/193, 59/196, 59/197, 59/200, 59/203 and 59/204 of 20 December 2004, 60/150 to 60/153, 60/155 to 60/158, 60/161, 60/165, 60/166 and 60/169 of 16 December 2005 and 60/232 of 23 December 2005);

(c) Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives (resolutions 60/170 to 60/172 and 60/174 of 16 December 2005 and 60/233 of 23 December 2005);

(d) Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (resolutions 48/121 and 48/141 of 20 December 1993).

E. Effective coordination of humanitarian assistance efforts


67. Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance (resolutions 46/182 of 19 December 1991, 60/13 and 60/15 of 14 November 2005 and 60/123 of 15 December 2005):

(a) Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations (resolutions 60/124 and 60/125 of 15 December 2005);

(b) Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions (resolutions 59/214 to 59/216 and 59/219 of 22 December 2004 and 60/219 and 60/220 of 22 December 2005);

(c) Participation of volunteers, “White Helmets”, in the activities of the United Nations in the field of humanitarian relief, rehabilitation and technical cooperation for development (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004);

(d) Assistance to the Palestinian people (resolution 60/126 of 15 December 2005).

F. Promotion of justice and international law


68. Report of the International Court of Justice (rule 13 (b)).

69. Oceans and the law of the sea:

(a) Oceans and the law of the sea (resolutions 49/28 of 6 December 1994, 59/24 of 17 November 2004 and 60/30 of 29 November 2005);

(b) Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments (resolutions 58/14 of 24 November 2003, 59/25 of 17 November 2004 and 60/31 of 29 November 2005).

70. Report of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994 (Security Council resolution 955 (1994) of 8 November 1994 and General Assembly decision 60/505 of 10 October 2005).

71. Report of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (Security Council resolution 827 (1993) of 25 May 1993 and General Assembly decision 60/506 of 10 October 2005).

72. Report of the International Criminal Court (resolution 60/29 of 23 November 2005).

73. Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts (resolution 59/36 of 2 December 2004).

74. Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives (resolution 59/37 of 2 December 2004).

75. Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its thirty-ninth session (resolutions 2205 (XXI) of 17 December 1966 and 60/20 of 23 November 2005).

76. Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its fifty-eighth session (resolution 60/22 of 23 November 2005).

77. Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization (resolution 60/23 of 23 November 2005).

G. Disarmament


78. Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (resolutions 1145 (XII) of 14 November 1957 and 60/6 of 31 October 2005).

79. Reduction of military budgets (resolution 60/44 of 8 December 2005):

80. Maintenance of international security — good-neighbourliness, stability and development in South-Eastern Europe (resolution 59/59 of 3 December 2004).

81. Verification in all its aspects, including the role of the United Nations in the field of verification (resolution 59/60 of 3 December 2004).

82. Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security (resolution 60/45 of 8 December 2005).

83. Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament (resolution 60/51 of 8 December 2005).

84. Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East (resolution 60/52 of 8 December 2005).

85. Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons (resolution 60/53 of 8 December 2005).

86. Prevention of an arms race in outer space (resolution 60/54 of 8 December 2005).

87. General and complete disarmament:

(a) Notification of nuclear tests (resolution 42/38 C of 30 November 1987);

(b) Missiles (resolution 59/67 of 3 December 2004 and decision 60/515 of 8 December 2005);

(c) Measures to uphold the authority of the 1925 Geneva Protocol (resolution 59/70 of 3 December 2004);

(d) Mongolia’s international security and nuclear-weapon-free status (resolution 59/73 of 3 December 2004);

(e) Consolidation of peace through practical disarmament measures (resolution 59/82 of 3 December 2004);

(f) Disarmament and non-proliferation education (resolution 59/93 of

3 December 2004);
(g) Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments (resolution 60/56 of 8 December 2005);
(h) Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas (resolution 60/58 of 8 December 2005);
(i) Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation (resolution 60/59 of 8 December 2005);
(j) Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control (resolution 60/60 of 8 December 2005);
(k) Relationship between disarmament and development (resolution 60/61 of 8 December 2005);
(l) The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (resolution 60/62 of 8 December 2005);
(m) Regional disarmament (resolution 60/63 of 8 December 2005);
(n) Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context (resolution 60/64 of 8 December 2005);
(o) Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities (resolution 60/66 of 8 December 2005);
(p) Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction (resolution 60/67 of 8 December 2005);
(q) Nuclear disarmament (resolution 60/70 of 8 December 2005);
(r) Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them (resolution 60/71 of 8 December 2005);
(s) Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus (resolution 60/74 of 8 December 2005);
(t) Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels (resolution 60/75 of 8 December 2005);
(u) Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons (resolution 60/76 of 8 December 2005);
(v) Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction (resolution 60/78 of 8 December 2005);
(w) Reducing nuclear danger (resolution 60/79 of 8 December 2005);
(x) Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction (resolution 60/80 of 8 December 2005);
(y) The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects (resolution 60/81 of 8 December 2005);
(z) Information on confidence-building measures in the field of conventional arms (resolution 60/82 of 8 December 2005);
(aa) Transparency in armaments (resolution 60/226 of 23 December 2005);
(bb) Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in Central Asia (decision 60/516 of 8 December 2005);
(cc) United Nations conference to identify ways of eliminating nuclear dangers in the context of nuclear disarmament (decision 60/517 of 8 December 2005);
(dd) Convening of the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament (decision 60/518 of 8 December 2005).
88. Review and implementation of the Concluding Document of the Twelfth Special Session of the General Assembly:
(a) United Nations disarmament fellowship, training and advisory services (resolution 59/97 of 3 December 2004);
(b) United Nations Disarmament Information Programme (resolution 59/103 of 3 December 2004);
(c) United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament (resolution 60/83 of 8 December 2005);
(d) United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (resolution 60/84 of 8 December 2005);
(e) United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (resolution 60/85 of 8 December 2005);
(f) United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (resolution 60/86 of 8 December 2005);
(g) Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa (resolution 60/87 of 8 December 2005);
(h) Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons (resolution 60/88 of 8 December 2005).
89. Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session:
(a) Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters (resolution 38/183 O of 20 December 1983);
(b) United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (resolution 39/148 H of 17 December 1984);
(c) Report of the Conference on Disarmament (resolutions 60/46 and 60/90 of 8 December 2005);
(d) Report of the Disarmament Commission (resolution 60/91 of 8 December 2005).
90. The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East (resolution 60/92 of 8 December 2005).
91. Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (resolution 60/93 of 8 December 2005).
92. Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region (resolution 60/94 of 8 December 2005).
93. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (resolution 60/95 of 8 December 2005).
94. Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction (resolution 60/96 of 8 December 2005).


H. Drug control, crime prevention and combating international terrorism in all its forms and manifestations


95. Crime prevention and criminal justice (resolutions 60/175 to 60/177 of 16 December 2005).

96. International drug control (resolution 60/178 of 16 December 2005).

97. Measures to eliminate international terrorism (resolution 60/43 of 8 December 2005).

I. Organizational, administrative and other matters


98. Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations (rule 49).

99. Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization (rules 13 (a) and 48; resolutions 47/120 B of 20 September 1993 and 51/241 of 31 July 1997).

100. Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs:

(a) Election of five non-permanent members of the Security Council (rule 142; decision 60/403 of 10 October 2005);

(b) Election of eighteen members of the Economic and Social Council (rule 145; decision 60/404 of 17 October 2005).

101. Appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations (rule 141; resolution 55/277 of 29 June 2001).

102. Elections to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other elections:

(a) Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination (Economic and Social Council resolution 2008 (LX) of 14 May 1976 and General Assembly decision 60/405 of 3 November 2005);

(b) Election of thirty members of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (decisions 55/308 of 16 October 2000 and 58/407 of 17 November 2003);

(c) Election of the members of the International Law Commission (decision 56/311 of 7 November 2001).

103. Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments:

(a) Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences (resolution 43/222 B of 21 December 1988 and decision 60/407 of 3 November 2005);

(b) Appointment of members of the Joint Inspection Unit (resolution 31/192 of 22 December 1976 and decisions 58/422 of 5 August 2004, 59/416 A of 28 April 2005 and 59/416 B of 24 August 2005);

(c) Appointment of the members of the Consultative Committee of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (decision 58/416 of 17 December 2003);

(d) Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (rule 155; decision 60/410 of 23 November 2005);

(e) Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions (rule 158; decision 60/411 of 23 November 2005);

(f) Confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments Committee (resolution 155 (II) of 15 November 1947 and decision 60/412 of 23 November 2005);

(g) Appointment of members of the United Nations Administrative Tribunal (resolutions 351 A (IV) of 24 November 1949, 55/159 of 12 December 2000 and 59/283 of 13 April 2005 and decision 59/410 of 8 December 2004);

(h) Appointment of members of the International Civil Service Commission (resolution 3357 (XXIX) of 18 December 1974):

(i) Appointment of members of the Commission (decision 60/414 of 23 November 2005);

(ii) Designation of the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman of the Commission (decision 57/410 of 4 December 2002).

104. Election of the judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994 (Security Council resolution 955 (1994) of 8 November 1994 and General Assembly decisions 57/414 A of 31 January 2003, 57/414 B of 22 May 2003 and 57/414 C of 25 June 2003).

105. Admission of new Members to the United Nations (rule 136).

106. Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and other organizations:

(a) Cooperation between the United Nations and the African Union (resolution 59/213 of 20 December 2004);

(b) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (resolution 59/3 of 22 October 2004);

(c) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (resolution 59/5 of 22 October 2004);

(d) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (resolution 59/259 of 23 December 2004);

(e) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Caribbean Community (resolution 59/138 of 10 December 2004);

(f) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (resolution 59/21 of 8 November 2004);

(g) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Council of Europe (resolution 59/139 of 10 December 2004);

(h) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Economic Community of Central African States (resolution 59/310 of 14 July 2005);

(i) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Economic Cooperation Organization (resolution 59/4 of 22 October 2004);

(j) Cooperation between the United Nations and the International Organization of la Francophonie (resolution 59/22 of 8 November 2004);

(k) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (resolution 59/19 of 8 November 2004);

(l) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Latin American Economic System (resolution 59/258 of 23 December 2004);

(m) Cooperation between the United Nations and the League of Arab States (resolution 59/9 of 22 October 2004);

(n) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (resolution 59/7 of 22 October 2004);

(o) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (resolution 55/285 of 7 September 2001);

(p) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization of American States (resolution 59/257 of 23 December 2004);

(q) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (resolution 59/8 of 22 October 2004);

(r) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Pacific Islands Forum (resolution 59/20 of 8 November 2004);

(s) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (resolution 59/6 of 22 October 2004);

(t) Cooperation between the United Nations and the Southern African Development Community (resolution 59/140 of 15 December 2004).

107. Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations (decision 60/510 of 3 November 2005).

108. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly (resolution 58/316 of 1 July 2004). 8

109. Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters. 6

110. Strengthening of the United Nations system. 3

111. Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit (resolution 60/35 of 30 November 2005).

112. Multilingualism (resolution 59/309 of 22 June 2005).

113. Report of the Peacebuilding Commission (resolution 60/180 of 20 December 2005).

114. Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports of the Board of Auditors (resolutions 59/264 A of 23 December 2004 and 60/234 of 23 December 2005):

(a) United Nations;

(b) United Nations Development Programme;

(c) United Nations Children’s Fund;

(d) United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East;

(e) United Nations Institute for Training and Research;

(f) Voluntary funds administered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees;

(g) Fund of the United Nations Environment Programme;

(h) United Nations Population Fund;

(i) United Nations Human Settlements Programme;

(j) Fund of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme;

(k) United Nations Office for Project Services;

(l) International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991;

(m) International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994;

(n) Capital master plan.

115. Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations (resolutions 57/281 B of 18 June 2003, 59/270 of 23 December 2004 and 60/235 of 23 December 2005).

116. Programme budget for the biennium 2006-2007 (resolutions 56/270 of 27 March 2002, 57/292 of 20 December 2002, 59/276 of 23 December 2004, 59/282 of 13 April 2005, 60/197 and 60/201 of 22 December 2005 and 60/246 to 60/250 of 23 December 2005 and decision 57/589 of 18 June 2003).

117. Programme planning.6

118. Improving the financial situation of the United Nations. 6

119. Administrative and budgetary coordination of the United Nations with the specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency (decision 47/449 of 22 December 1992).

120. Pattern of conferences (resolution 60/236 of 23 December 2005).

121. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United Nations (resolution 60/237 of 23 December 2005).

122. Human resources management (resolutions 57/281 B of 18 June 2003, 57/305 of 15 April 2003, 59/266 and 59/270 of 23 December 2004, 59/296 of 22 June 2005 and 60/238 of 23 December 2005).

123. Joint Inspection Unit (resolutions 55/230 of 23 December 2000 and 59/267 of 23 December 2004).

124. United Nations common system. 6

125. United Nations pension system (resolutions 46/220 of 20 December 1991 and 59/269 of 23 December 2004).

126. Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (resolutions 48/218 B of 29 July 1994, 54/244 of 23 December 1999 and 59/272 of 23 December 2004).

127. Administration of justice at the United Nations (resolution 59/283 of 13 April 2005). 8

128. Financing of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994 (resolutions 55/226 of 23 December 2000 and 60/241 of 23 December 2005).

129. Financing of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (resolutions 55/225 A of 23 December 2000 and 60/243 of 23 December 2005).

130. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of United Nations peacekeeping operations (resolutions 55/235 of 23 December 2000 and 58/256 of 23 December 2003).

131. Administrative and budgetary aspects of the financing of the United Nations peacekeeping operations (resolutions 49/233 A of 23 December 1994 and 59/296 of 22 June 2005).

132. Financing of the United Nations Operation in Burundi. 3

133. Financing of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (resolution 60/17 of 23 November 2005).

134. Financing of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. 3

135. Financing of the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (resolution 60/121 of 8 December 2005).

136. Financing of the United Nations Mission in East Timor. 3

137. Financing of the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor. 3

138. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea. 3

139. Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia. 3

140. Financing of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (resolution 60/18 of 23 November 2005).

141. Financing of the activities arising from Security Council resolution 687 (1991): 3

(a) United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission;

(b) Other activities.

142. Financing of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo. 3

143. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Liberia. 3

144. Financing of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Middle East: 3

(a) United Nations Disengagement Observer Force;

(b) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.

145. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone. 3

146. Financing of the United Nations Mission in the Sudan (resolution 60/122 of 8 December 2005).

147. Financing of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara. 3

148. Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country (resolution 60/24 of 23 November 2005).






Notes

1 For the text of rule 31, as amended, see resolution 56/509 of 8 July 2002.
2 For the text of rule 30, as amended, see resolution 56/509.
3This item, which has not yet been considered by the General Assembly at its sixtieth session, remains on the agenda of that session. Its inclusion in the provisional agenda of the sixty-first session is subject to any action the Assembly may take on it at its sixtieth session.
4 This item remains on the agenda for consideration upon notification by a Member State.
5This item was previously entitled “The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security”.
6This item remains on the agenda of the sixtieth session. Its inclusion in the provisional agenda of the sixty-first session is subject to any action the Assembly may take on it at its sixtieth session.
7This item has become a sub-item in accordance with decision 60/537 of 16 December 2005.

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