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A/50/251


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

22 September 1995

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Fiftieth session










                   AGENDA OF THE FIFTIETH REGULAR SESSION OF THE
                                 GENERAL ASSEMBLY

            Adopted by the General Assembly at its 3rd plenary meeting,
                               on 22 September 1995

























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 1.  Opening of the session by the Chairman of the delegation of Cte d'Ivoire.

 2.  Minute of silent prayer or meditation.

 3.  Credentials of representatives to the fiftieth session of the General
     Assembly:

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

     (b)  Report of the Credentials Committee.

 4.  Election of the President of the General Assembly.

 5.  Election of the officers of the Main Committees.

 6.  Election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly.

 7.  Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the
     Charter of the United Nations.

 8.  Adoption of the agenda and organization of work:  reports of the General
     Committee.

 9.  General debate.

10.  Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization.

11.  Report of the Security Council.

12.  Report of the Economic and Social Council.

13.  Report of the International Court of Justice.

14.  Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

15.  Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs:

     (a)  Election of five non-permanent members of the Security Council;

     (b)  Election of eighteen members of the Economic and Social Council.

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

     (a)  Election of twenty-nine members of the Governing Council of the United
          Nations Environment Programme;

     (b)  Election of twelve members of the World Food Council;

     (c)  Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and
          Coordination.
17. Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments:

     (a)  Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and
          Budgetary Questions;

     (b)  Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions;

     (c)  Appointment of a member of the Board of Auditors;

     (d)  Confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments
          Committee;

     (e)  Appointment of members of the United Nations Administrative Tribunal;

     (f)  Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences.

18.  Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to
     Colonial Countries and Peoples.

19.  Admission of new Members to the United Nations.

20.  Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief
     assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: 

     (a)  Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance
          of the United Nations;

     (b)  Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions;

     (c)  Strengthening of international cooperation and coordination of efforts
          to study, mitigate and minimize the consequences of the Chernobyl
          disaster;

     (d)  Emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and
          reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan.

21.  University for Peace.

22.  Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin.

23.  Restructuring and revitalization of the United Nations in the economic,
     social and related fields.

24.  Implementation of the United Nations New Agenda for the Development of
     Africa in the 1990s.

25.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Latin American Economic
     System.

26.  The situation in Burundi.

27.  Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed
     by the United States of America against Cuba.

28.  The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

29.  Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations.

30.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization for Security
     and Cooperation in Europe.

31.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the League of Arab States.

32.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization of the Islamic
     Conference.

33.  International assistance for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of
     Nicaragua:  aftermath of the war and natural disasters.

34.  United Nations Educational and Training Programme for Southern Africa.

35.  Question of the Comorian island of Mayotte.

36.  Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Second World
     War.

37.  Zone of peace and cooperation of the South Atlantic.

38.  The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti.

39.  Law of the sea.

40.  Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal.

41.  Support by the United Nations system of the efforts of Governments to
     promote and consolidate new or restored democracies.

42.  Question of Palestine.

43.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization of African
     Unity.

44.  The situation in the Middle East.

45.  The situation in Central America:  procedures for the establishment of a
     firm and lasting peace and progress in fashioning a region of peace,
     freedom, democracy and development. 

46.  Assistance in mine clearance.

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

48.  Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

49.  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.

50.  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.

51.  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.

52.  Launching of global negotiations on international economic cooperation for
     development.

53.  Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations.

54.  The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace
     and security.

55.  Question of Cyprus.

56.  Consequences of the Iraqi occupation of and aggression against Kuwait.

57.  Compliance with arms limitation and disarmament obligations.

58.  Education and information for disarmament.

59.  Verification in all its aspects, including the role of the United Nations
     in the field of verification.

60.  Review of the implementation of the Declaration on the Strengthening of
     International Security.

61.  Reduction of military budgets.

62.  Scientific and technological developments and their impact on international
     security.

63.  The role of science and technology in the context of international
     security, disarmament and other related fields.

64.  Amendment of the Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in
     Outer Space and under Water.

65.  Comprehensive test-ban treaty.

66.  Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle
     East.

67.  Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in South Asia.

68.  Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-
     weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons.

69.  Prevention of an arms race in outer space.

70.  General and complete disarmament:

     (a)  Notification of nuclear tests;

     (b)  Further measures in the field of disarmament for the prevention of an
          arms race on the seabed and the ocean floor and in the subsoil
          thereof;

     (c)  Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes;

     (d)  Review of the Declaration of the 1990s as the Third Disarmament
          Decade;

     (e)  Transparency in armaments;

     (f)  Step-by-step reduction of the nuclear threat;

     (g)  Fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament;

     (h)  Relationship between disarmament and development;

     (i)  Measures to curb the illicit transfer and use of conventional arms;

     (j)  Regional disarmament;

     (k)  Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels;

     (l)  Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and of vehicles for
          their delivery in all its aspects.

71.  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;

     (b)  Regional confidence-building measures;

    (c)  United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa,
          United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and
          the Pacific and United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament
          and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean;

     (d)  Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons.

72.  Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted
     by the General Assembly at its tenth special session:

     (a)  Report of the Disarmament Commission;

     (b)  Report of the Conference on Disarmament;

     (c)  Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters;

     (d)  United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research;

     (e)  Disarmament Week.

73.  The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.

74.  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.

75.  Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region.

76.  Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace.

77.  Consolidation of the regime established by the Treaty for the Prohibition
     of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of
     Tlatelolco).

78.  Final text of a treaty on an African nuclear-weapon-free zone.

79.  Rationalization of the work and reform of the agenda of the First
     Committee.

80.  Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and
     Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their
     Destruction.

81.  Maintenance of international security.

82.  Effects of atomic radiation.

83.  International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

84.  United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near
     East.

85.  Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting
     the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied
     Territories.

86.  Comprehensive review of the whole question of peace-keeping operations in
     all their aspects.

87.  Questions relating to information.

88.  Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under
     Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations.

89.  Activities of foreign economic and other interests which impede the
     implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to
     Colonial Countries and Peoples in Territories under colonial domination.

90.  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.

91.  Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of
     Non-Self-Governing Territories.

92.  The situation in the occupied territories of Croatia.

93.  Question of the composition of the relevant organs of the United Nations.

94.  Macroeconomic policy questions:

     (a)  Financing of development;

     (b)  Long-term trends in social and economic development;

     (c)  External debt crisis and development.

95.  Sustainable development and international economic cooperation:

     (a)  Trade and development;

     (b)  Human settlements;

     (c)  United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II);

     (d)  Science and technology for development;

     (e)  Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least Developed
          Countries for the 1990s;

     (f)  Women in development;

     (g)  Human resources development;

     (h)  Business and development;

     (i)  International cooperation for the eradication of poverty in developing
          countries;

     (j)  United Nations initiative on opportunity and participation.

 96. Environment and sustainable development:

     (a)  Implementation of decisions and recommendations of the United Nations
          Conference on Environment and Development;

     (b)  Desertification and drought;

     (c)  Sustainable use and conservation of the marine living resources of the
          high seas;

     (d)  Protection of global climate for present and future generations of
          mankind;

     (e)  Implementation of the outcome of the Global Conference on the
          Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States;

     (f)  International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction. 

 97. Operational activities for development:

     (a)  Triennial policy review of operational activities for development of
          the United Nations system;

     (b)  Economic and technical cooperation among developing countries.

 98. Training and research:  United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

 99. Agenda for development. 

100. Renewal of the dialogue on strengthening international economic cooperation
     for development through partnership.

101. International migration and development, including the convening of a
     United Nations conference on international migration and development.

102. Implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference
     on Population and Development.

103. Elimination of racism and racial discrimination.

104. Right of peoples to self-determination.

105. Social development, including questions relating to the world social
     situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family.

106. Crime prevention and criminal justice.

107. Advancement of women.

108. International drug control.

109. Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions
     relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian
     questions.

110. Promotion and protection of the rights of children.

111. Programme of activities of the International Decade of the World's
     Indigenous People.

112. Human rights questions:

     (a)  Implementation of human rights instruments; 

     (b)  Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving
          the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms;

     (c)  Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and
          representatives;

     (d)  Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Vienna
          Declaration and Programme of Action.

113. Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports of the
     Board of Auditors:

     (a)  United Nations Institute for Training and Research;

     (b)  Voluntary funds administered by the United Nations High Commissioner
          for Refugees.

114. Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of
     the United Nations.

115. Programme budget for the biennium 1994-1995.

116. Proposed programme budget for the biennium 1996-1997.

117. Improving the financial situation of the United Nations.

118. Joint Inspection Unit.

119. Pattern of conferences.

120. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United
     Nations.

121. United Nations common system.

122. Financing of the United Nations peace-keeping forces in the Middle East:

     (a)  United Nations Disengagement Observer Force;

     (b)  United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.

123. Financing of the United Nations Angola Verification Mission.

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

     (a)  United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission;

     (b)  Other activities.

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

126. Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in El Salvador.

127. Financing and liquidation of the United Nations Transitional Authority in
     Cambodia.

128. Financing of the United Nations Protection Force, the United Nations
     Confidence Restoration Operation in Croatia, the United Nations Preventive
     Deployment Force and the United Nations Peace Forces headquarters.

129. Financing of the United Nations Operation in Somalia II.

130. Financing of the liquidation of the United Nations Operation in Mozambique.

131. Financing of the United Nations Peace-keeping Force in Cyprus.

132. Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia.

133. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Haiti.

134. Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia.

135. Financing of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda.

136. 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.

137. Financing of the United Nations Mission of Observers in Tajikistan.

138.Administrative and budgetary aspects of the financing of the United Nations
     peace-keeping operations:

     (a)  Financing of the United Nations peace-keeping operations;

     (b)  Relocation of Ukraine to the group of Member States set out in
          paragraph 3 (c) of General Assembly resolution 43/232.

139. United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study,
     Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law.

140. United Nations Decade of International Law.

141. Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its forty-seventh
     session.

142. Establishment of an international criminal court.

143. Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the
     work of its twenty-eighth session.

144. Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country.

145. Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on
     the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization.

146. Measures to eliminate international terrorism.

147. Consideration of the draft articles on the status of the diplomatic courier
     and the diplomatic bag not accompanied by diplomatic courier and of the
     draft optional protocols thereto.

148. Review of the procedure provided for under article 11 of the statute of the
     Administrative Tribunal of the United Nations.

149. Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the Office of Internal
     Oversight Services.

150. Cooperation between the United Nations and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

151. 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.

152. Review of the role of the Trusteeship Council.

153. Cooperation between the United Nations and the Economic Cooperation
     Organization.

154. Participation of volunteers, "White Helmets", in activities of the United
     Nations in the field of humanitarian relief, rehabilitation and technical
     cooperation for development.

155. Observer status for the Central American Integration System in the General
     Assembly.

156. Multilingualism.

157. Cooperation between the United Nations and the Agency for Cultural and
     Technical Cooperation.

158. Programme planning.

159. Human resources management.

160. 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.

161. Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development.

162. Universal Congress on the Panama Canal.

163. Strengthening of the United Nations system.

164. Normalization of the situation concerning South Africa.


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