Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly: Special Sessions

Resolution No. Plenary or Cttee. Agenda Item No. Meeting Record/Date/Vote Draft Topic
28th Special Session - 2005 (No Resolutions)
Commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps
Convened by agreement among Member States (Press release SG/SM/9672-GA/10325)
27th Special Session - 2002
Follow-up to World Summit for Children
Convened by A/RES/54/93, decision 56/401 (postponement), A/RES/56/222 (new dates)
A/RES/S-27/2 Ad Hoc Committee 8, 9, 10 A/S-27/PV.6
10 May 2002
without vote
A/S-27/19/Rev.1 and Corr.1-2 A world fit for children
A/RES/S-27/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-27/PV.1
10 May 2002
without vote
A/S-27/18 Credentials of representatives to the 27th special session of the General Assembly
26th Special Session - 2001
HIV/AIDS
Convened by A/RES/54/283, A/RES/55/13
A/RES/S-26/2 Plenary 7, 8 A/S-26/PV.8
27 June 2001
without vote
A/S-26/L.2 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS
A/RES/S-26/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-26/PV.7
27 June 2001
without vote
A/S-26/5 Credentials of representatives to the 26th special session of the General Assembly
25th Special Session - 2001
Human settlements
Convened by A/RES/52/190, A/RES/53/180
A/RES/S-25/2 Ad Hoc Committee 10 A/S-25/PV.6
8June 2001
without vote
A/S-25/7/Rev.1 Declaration on Cities and Other Human Settlements in the New Millennium
A/RES/S-25/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-25/PV.5
8 June 2001
without vote
A/S-25/6 Credentials of representatives to the 25th special session of the General Assembly
24th Special Session - 2000
Social development
Convened by A/RES/50/161, A/RES/53/28
A/RES/S-24/2 Ad Hoc Committee 8a, 8b, 9 A/S-24/PV.10 (resumed)
1 July 2000
without vote
A/S-24/8/Rev.1 Further initiatives for social development
A/RES/S-24/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-24/PV.9
30 June 2000
without vote
A/S-24/7 Credentials of representatives to the 24th special session of the General Assembly
23rd Special Session - 2000
Women
Convened by A/RES/52/23
A/RES/S-23/3 Ad Hoc Committee 8, 9, 10 A/S-23/PV.10
10 June 2000
without vote
A/S-23/10/Rev.1 Further actions and initiatives to implement the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
A/RES/S-23/2 Ad Hoc Committee 8, 9, 10 A/S-23/PV.10
10 June 2000
without vote
A/S-23/10/Rev.1 Political declaration
A/RES/S-23/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-23/PV.8
8 June 2000
without vote
A/S-23/7 Credentials of representatives to the 23rd special session of the General Assembly
22nd Special Session - 1999
Small island developing States

Convened by A/RES/S-19/2, A/RES/52/202, A/RES/53/189 B
A/RES/S-22/2 Ad Hoc Committee 8, 9 A/S-22/PV.5
28 Sept. 1999
without vote
A/S-22/9/Rev.1 Declaration and State of Progress and Initiatives for the Future Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
A/RES/S-22/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-22/PV.5
28 Sept. 1999
without vote
A/S-22/8 Credentials of representatives to the 22nd special session of the General Assembly
21st Special Session - 1999
Population and development
Convened by A/RES/52/188
A/RES/S-21/2 Ad Hoc Committee 8, 9 A/S-21/PV.9
2 July 1999
without vote
A/S-21/5 and Add.1 Key Actions for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
A/RES/S-21/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-21/PV.7
2 July 1999
without vote
A/S-21/4 Credentials of representatives to the 21st special session of the General Assembly
20th Special Session - 1998
Narcotic drugs
Convened by A/RES/51/64
A/RES/S-20/4 Ad Hoc Committee 9, 10, 11 A/S-20/PV.9
10 June 1998
without vote
A/S-20/4 Measures to enhance international cooperation to counter the world drug problem
A/RES/S-20/3 Ad Hoc Committee 9, 10, 10c, 11 A/S-20/PV.9
10 June 1998
without vote
A/S-20/4 Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Drug Demand Reduction
A/RES/S-20/2 Ad Hoc Committee 9, 10, 11 A/S-20/PV.9
10 June 1998
without vote
A/S-20/4 Political Declaration
A/RES/S-20/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-20/PV.8
10 June 1998
without vote
A/S-20/10 Credentials of representatives to the 20th special session of the General Assembly
19th Special Session - 1997
Environment (Agenda 21)
Convened by A/RES/47/190, A/RES/51/181
A/RES/S-19/2 Ad Hoc Committee 8, 9 A/S-19/PV.11
28 June 1997
without vote
A/S-19/14 Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21
A/RES/S-19/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-19/PV.9
27 June 1997
without vote
A/S-19/3 and Corr.1 Credentials of representatives to the 19th special session of the General Assembly
18th Special Session - 1990
Development and international economic cooperation
Convened by General Assembly decision 43/460
A/RES/S-18/3 Ad Hoc Committee 9 A/S-18/PV.11
1 May 1990
without vote
A/S-18/14 Declaration on International Economic Co-operation, in particular the Revitalization of Economic Growth and Development of the Developing Countries
A/RES/S-18/2 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-18/PV.9
28 Apr. 1990
without vote
A/S-18/13 Credentials of representatives to the 18th special session of the General Assembly
A/RES/S-18/1 Plenary 10 A/S-18/PV.1
23 Apr. 1990
without vote
A/S-18/L.1 Admission of the Republic of Namibia to membership in the United Nations
17th Special Session - 1990
Narcotic drugs
Convened by A/RES/44/16
A/RES/S-17/2 Ad Hoc Committee 14 A/S-17/PV.8
23 Feb. 1990
without vote
A/S-17/AC.1/L.3 Political Declaration and Global Programme of Action adopted by the General Assembly at its 17th special session, devoted to the question of international co-operation against illicit production, supply, demand, trafficking and distribution of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
A/RES/S-17/1 Cred. Cttee 3 A/S-17/PV.7
23 Feb. 1990
without vote
A/S-17/10 Credentials of representatives to the 17th special session of the General Assembly
16th Special Session - 1989
Apartheid
Convened by A/RES/43/50 G
A/RES/S-16/1 Ad Hoc Committee 7 A/S-16/PV.6
14 Dec. 1989
without vote
A/S-16/4 Declaration on Apartheid and its Destructive Consequences in Southern Africa
15th Special Session - 1988
Disarmament [Third]
Convened by A/RES/42/40
A/RES/S-15/1B Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-15/PV.22
25 June 1988
without vote
A/S-15/36/Add.1 Credentials of representatives to the 15th special session of the General Assembly
A/RES/S-15/1A Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-15/PV.20
14 June1988
without vote
A/S-15/36 Credentials of representatives to the 15th special session of the General Assembly
A/RES/S-15/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-15/PV.20 and A/S-15/PV.22
14 and 25 June 1988
without vote
A/S-15/36 and Add.1 Credentials of representatives to the 15th special session of the General Assembly
14th Special Session - 1986
Namibia
Convened by A/RES/40/97 F
A/RES/S-14/1 Plenary 6 A/S-14/PV.7
20 Sept. 1986
126-0-24
A/S-14/L.1 (amended) Question of Namibia
13th Special Session - 1986
Critical economic situation in Africa
Convened by A/RES/40/40
A/RES/S-13/2 Ad Hoc Committee 6 A/S-13/PV.8
1 June 1986
A/S-13/15

A/S-13/23
(orally amended)
United Nations Programme of Action for African Economic Recovery and Development 1986-1990
A/RES/S-13/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-13/PV.7
30 May 1986
without vote
A/S-13/12 Credentials of representatives to the 13th special session of the General Assembly
12th Special Session - 1984
Critical economic situation in Africa
Convened by A/RES/S-10/2
A/RES/S-12/1 Cred. Cttee 3 A/S-12/PV.29
14 July 1984
without vote
A/S-12/28 Credentials of representatives to the 12th special session of the General Assembly
11th Special Session - 1980
New international economic order Convened by A/RES/32/174
A/RES/S-11/4 Ad Hoc Committee 7 A/S-11/PV.27
15 Sept. 1980
without vote
A/S-11/25 Measures to meet the critical situation in the least developed countries
A/RES/S-11/3 Ad Hoc Committee 7 A/S-11/PV.27
15 Sept. 1980
without vote
A/S-11/25 Suggestions by the Secretary-General to overcome the critical economic situation of many developing countries
A/RES/S-11/2 Plenary 3b A/S-11/PV.27
5 Sept. 1980
without vote
A/S-11/23 Credentials of representatives to the 11th special session of the General Assembly
A/RES/S-11/1 Plenary 8 A/S-11/PV.1
25 Aug. 1980
without vote
A/S-11/L.1 Admission of the Republic of Zimbabwe to membership in the United Nations
10th Special Session - 1978
Disarmament [First]
New international economic order
Convened by A/RES/31/189 B
A/RES/S-10/2 Ad Hoc Committee 9, 10, 11, 12 A/S-10/PV.27
30 June 1978
without vote
A/S-10/23 Final Document of the 10th Special Session of the General Assembly
A/RES/S-10/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-10/PV.26
28 June 1978
without vote
A/S-10/22 Credentials of representatives to the 10th special session of the General Assembly
9th Special Session - 1978
Namibia
Convened by A/RES/32/9 H
A/RES/S-9/2 Ad Hoc Committee 7 A/S-9/PV.15
3 May 1978
119-0-21
A/S-9/11 Declaration on Namibia and Programme of Action in Support of Self-Determination and National Independence for Namibia
A/RES/S-9/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-9/PV.15
3 May 1978
without vote
A/S-9/10 Financing of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
8th Special Session - 1978
Financing of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Convened by A/S-8/2
A/RES/S-8/2 C.5 7 A/S-8/PV.2
21 Apr. 1978
99-14-0
A/S-8/9 Financing of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
A/RES/S-8/1 Cred. Cttee 3b A/S-8/PV.2
21 Apr. 1978
without vote
A/S-8/8 Credentials of representatives to the 8th special session of the General Assembly
7th Special Session - 1975
Development and international economic cooperation
Convened by A/RES/3172 (XXVIII)
A/RES/3362(S-VII) Ad Hoc Committee 7 A/PV.2349
16 Sept. 1975
without vote
A/10232 Development and international economic co-operation
A/RES/3361(S-VII) Cred. Cttee 3b A/PV.2349
16 Sept. 1975
without vote
A/10228 Credentials of representatives to the 7th special session of the General Assembly
6th Special Session - 1974
New international economic order

Convened by A/9541
A/RES/3202(S-VI) Ad Hoc Committee 7 A/PV.2229
1 May 1974
without vote
A/9556 Programme of Action on the Establishment of a New International Economic Order
A/RES/3201(S-VI) Ad Hoc Committee 7 A/PV.2229
1 May /1974
without vote
A/9556 Declaration on the Establishment of a New International Economic Order
A/RES/3200(S-VI) Cred. Cttee 3 A/PV.2228
30 Apr. 1974
86-26-15
A/L.726 Credentials of representatives to the 6th special session of the General Assembly
5th Special Session - 1967
Namibia / Peace-keeping operations
Convened by A/RES/2145 (XXI)
A/RES/2251(S-V) Cred. Cttee 3b A/PV.1522
23 May 1967
89-0-17 (non-recorded)
A/6655/Rev.1 Credentials of representatives to the 5th special session of the General Assembly
A/RES/2250(S-V) Plenary 9 A/PV.1522
23 May 1967
without vote
A/L.518, Add.1 and Add.2 Postponement of the United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
A/RES/2249(S-V) Plenary 8 A/PV.1521
23 May 1967
90-1-11 (non-recorded)
A/6654 Comprehensive review of the whole question of peace-keeping operations in all their aspects
A/RES/2248(S-V) Plenary 7 A/PV.1518
19 May 1967
85-2-30
A/L.516/Rev.1 Question of South West Africa
4th Special Session - 1963
Financing of peace-keeping operations
Convened by A/RES/1866 (XVII)
A/RES/1880(S-IV) C.5 7 A/PV.1205
27 June 1963
95-12-2 (non-recorded)
A/5438 Continuation of the Working Group on the Examination of the Administrative and Budgetary Procedures of the United Nations
A/RES/1879(S-IV) C.5 7 A/PV.1205
27 June 1963
91-12-2 (non-recorded)
A/5438 Establishment of a peace fund
A/RES/1878(S-IV) C.5 7 A/PV.1205
27 June 1963
93-12-4 (non-recorded)
A/5438 Terms and conditions governing the issue of United Nations bonds
A/RES/1877(S-IV) C.5 7 A/PV.1205
27 June 1963
79-12-17
A/5438 Payment of arrears in respect of assessed contributions to the United Nations Emergency Force Special Account and the Ad Hoc Account for the United Nations Operations in the Congo
A/RES/1876(S-IV) C.5 7 A/PV.1205
27 June 1963
80-12-15
A/5438 United Nations Operation in the Congo : cost estimates and financing for the period 1 July to 31 December 1963
A/RES/1875(S-IV) C.5 7 A/PV.1205
27 June 1963
80-11-16
A/5438 United Nations Emergency Force : cost estimates and financing for the period 1 July to 31 December 1963
A/RES/1874(S-IV) C.5 7 A/P1205
27 June 1963
92-11-3 (non-recorded)
A/5438 General principles to serve as guidelines for the sharing of the costs of future peace-keeping operations involving heaby expenditures
A/RES/1873(S-IV) Cred. Cttee 3 A/PV.1205
27 June 1963
87-0-10
(non-recorded)
A/5432 Credentials of representatives to the 4th special session of the General Assembly
A/RES/1872(S-IV) Plenary 8 A/PV.1203
14 May 1963
without vote
A/L.424 and Add.1 Admission of Kuwait to membership in the United Nations
3rd Special Session - 1961
Tunisia
Convened by A/4831
A/RES/1622(S-III) Plenary 7 A/PV.1006
25 Aug. 1961
66-0-30
A/L.351 Consideration of the grave situation in Tunisia obtaining since 19 July 1961
A/RES/1621(S-III) Cred. Cttee 3 A/PV.1005
25 Aug. 1961
without vote
A/4854 Credentials of representatives to the 3rd special session of the General Assembly
2nd Special Session - 1948
Palestine
Convened by S/RES/44 (1948)
A/RES/189(S-II) Plenary 7 A/PV.135
14 May 1948
31-7-16
A/552 Appreciation of the work of the United Nations Palestine Commission
A/RES/188(S-II) Plenary 6 A/PV.131
19 Apr. 1948
55-0-0 (non-recorded)
A/533 Admission of the Union of Burma to membership in the United Nations
A/RES/187(S-II) Plenary 7 A/PV.134
6 May 1948
35-0-17 (non-recorded)
A/545, A/546, A/547 Protection of the city of Jerusalem and its inhabitants : appointment of a Special Municipal Commissioner
A/RES/186(S-II) C.1 7 A/PV.135
14 May 1948
without vote
A/553 Appointment and terms of reference of a United Nations Mediator in Palestine
A/RES/185(S-II) C.1 7 A/PV.132
26 Apr. 1948
46-0-7 (non-recorded)
A/C.1/280
A/C.1/281
Protection of the city of Jerusalem and its inhabitants : reference to the Trusteeship Council
1st Special Session - 1947
Palestine
Convened by A/286
A/RES/107(S-I) C.1 6 A/PV.79
15 May 1947
53-0-0 (non-recorded)
A/308 Threat or use of force
A/RES/106(S-I) C.1 6 A/PV.79
15 May 1947
45-7-1
A/307 and Corr.1 Special Committee on Palestine
A/RES/105(S-I) Plenary 6 A/PV.76
7 May 1947
39-1-11 (non-recorded)
A/306 Hearing for the Arab Higher Committee
A/RES/104(S-I) Plenary 6 A/PV.75
5 May 1947
44-7-3
A/305 Hearing for the Jewish Agency for Palestine