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A/50/252


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

22 September 1995

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Fiftieth session
ALLOCATION OF AGENDA ITEMS FOR THE FIFTIETH
REGULAR SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Adopted by the General Assembly at its 3rd plenary meeting,
on 22 September 1995
95-28802 (E)  260995/...
*9528802*
Plenary meetings

 1.Opening  of  the session  by  the  Chairman of  the  delegation  of  Cote
d'Ivoire (item 1).

 2.Minute of silent prayer or meditation (item 2).

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

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

  (b)Report of the Credentials Committee.

 4.  Election of the President of the General Assembly (item 4).

 5.Election of the officers of the Main Committees (item 5).

 6.Election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly (item 6).

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

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

 9.  General debate (item 9).

10.Report  of the Secretary-General  on the  work of  the Organization (item
10).

11.Report of the Security Council (item 11).

12.Report  of the Economic  and Social Council  (chapters I,  II, V (section
A),  VI (section N),  XIII and XIV) (item 12).    The chapters of the report
listed  below  have been  referred  also  to the  Second,  Third  and  Fifth
Committees, as follows:

  (a)    Chapters I  and XIV  ........................... Second,  Third and
Fifth
                                                         Committees

  (b)  Chapter II ................................... Second Committee

13.Report of the International Court of Justice (item 13).

14.Report  of the  International Atomic  Energy Agency  (item  14).      The
General Assembly decided that the relevant  paragraphs of the annual  report
of the  International Atomic Energy Agency  (A/50/360) would be drawn to the
attention  of the First  Committee in  connection with  its consideration of
item 70.
  15.  Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs (item 15):

  (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
(item 16):

  (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 (item  17):   For  sub-items (a) to  (e), see Fifth  Committee,
item 32.

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

18.Implementation  of  the Declaration  on the  Granting of  Independence to
Colonial Countries and Peoples (item 18).   The General Assembly decided  to
refer  to  the  Special  Political  and  Decolonization  Committee   (Fourth
Committee)  chapters of  the  report  of  the  Special  Committee  (A/50/23)
relating to specific Territories so that the  Assembly might deal in plenary
meeting with  the question of  the implementation  of the  Declaration as  a
whole.

19.Admission of new Members to the United Nations (item 19).

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

  (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 (item 21).

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

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

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

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

26.The situation in Burundi (item 26).

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

28.The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (item 28).

29.Commemoration  of the fiftieth  anniversary of  the United  Nations (item
29).

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

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

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

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

34.United Nations  Educational and  Training Programme  for Southern  Africa
(item 34).

35.Question of the Comorian island of Mayotte (item 35).

36.Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Second  World
War (item 36).

37.Zone of peace and cooperation of the South Atlantic (item 37).

38.The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti (item 38).

39.Law of  the sea (item  39).    The General Assembly  decided to  consider
item  96   (c)  directly  in  plenary   meeting  in   conjunction  with  the
consideration of item 39.
  40.Building a  peaceful and  better world  through sport  and the  Olympic
ideal (item 40).

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

42.Question of Palestine (item 42).

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

44.The situation in the Middle East (item 44).

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 (item 45).

46.Assistance in mine clearance (item 46).

47.Question of  equitable representation on  and increase  in the membership

of the Security Council and related matters (item 47).

48.Question  of the Falkland  Islands (Malvinas)  (item 48).     The General
Assembly decided to  consider the item directly  in plenary meeting, on  the
understanding  that  bodies  and  individuals  having  an  interest  in  the
question  would  be  heard  in  the  Special  Political  and  Decolonization
Committee  (Fourth Committee) in  conjunction with  the consideration of the
item in plenary meeting.

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 (item 49).

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 (item 50).

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 (item 51).

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

53.Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations (item 53).

54.The  situation in  Afghanistan  and its  implications  for  international
peace and security (item 54).
  55.Consequences  of the Iraqi occupation of and  aggression against Kuwait
(item 56).

56.  Environment and sustainable development (item 96): 5/

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

57.Cooperation between the United Nations and the Inter-Parliamentary  Union
(item 150).

58.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 (item 151).

59.Review of the role of  the Trusteeship Council (item 152).   The  General
Assembly decided  that the introduction and  initial discussion  of the item
would be held directly in plenary  meeting and its subsequent  consideration
would be held in the Sixth Committee.

60.Cooperation  between the  United  Nations and  the  Economic  Cooperation
Organization (item 153).

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

62.Observer status  for  the  Central  American Integration  System  in  the
General Assembly (item 155).

63.Multilingualism (item 156).

64.Cooperation between  the United Nations and  the Agency  for Cultural and

Technical Cooperation (item 157).

65.Implementation of the outcome of the  World Summit for Social Development
(item 161).

66.Universal congress on the Panama Canal (item 162).

67.Strengthening of the United Nations system (item 163).
First Committee

 1.Compliance with arms limitation and disarmament obligations (item 57).

 2.Education and information for disarmament (item 58).

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

 4.Review of the implementation of the  Declaration on the Strengthening  of
International Security (item 60).

 5.Reduction of military budgets (item 61).

 6.Scientific   and  technological   developments   and  their   impact   on
international security (item 62).

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

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

 9.Comprehensive test-ban treaty (item 65).

10.Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in  the region of the  Middle
East (item 66).

11.Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in South Asia (item 67).

12.Conclusion   of  effective  international  arrangements  to  assure  non-
nuclearweapon States  against the use  or threat  of use of  nuclear weapons
(item 68).

13.Prevention of an arms race in outer space (item 69).

14.General and complete disarmament (item 70): 2/

  (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.

15.Review and  implementation  of the  Concluding  Document  of the  Twelfth
Special Session of the General Assembly (item 71):

  (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.

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

  (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.

17.The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East (item 73).

18.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 (item 74).

19.Strengthening of  security and  cooperation in  the Mediterranean  region
(item 75).

20.Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of  Peace
(item 76).

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

22.Final text of a treaty on an African nuclear-weapon-free zone (item 78).

23.Rationalization  of  the work  and  reform of  the  agenda  of  the First
Committee (item 79).

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

25.Maintenance of international security (item 81).
Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee)

 1.Effects of atomic radiation (item 82).

 2.International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space (item 83).

 3.United Nations  Relief and  Works Agency  for Palestine  Refugees in  the
Near East (item 84).

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

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

 6.Questions relating to information (item 87).

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

 8.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
(item 89).

 9.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 (item 90).

10.Report  of the Economic and Social Council (chapter  V (section C)) (item
12).

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

12.The situation in the occupied territories of Croatia (item 92).

13.Question of  the composition of the relevant organs of the United Nations
(item 93).

14.Implementation  of the  Declaration on  the Granting  of Independence  to
Colonial Countries and Peoples (item 18). 4/

15.Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (item 48). 6/
Second Committee

 1.Report  of the  Economic  and  Social  Council  (chapters  I  to  IV,  VI
(sections A to M,  O and P), VII to XI and XIV) (item 12).   The chapters of
the report listed below  have been referred also to plenary meetings and  to
the Third and Fifth Committees, as follows:

  (a)   Chapters  I  and XIV  ........................ Plenary  meetings and
Third
                                                      and Fifth Committees

  (b)  Chapter II ................................ Plenary meetings

  (c)  Chapter III ............................... Third Committee

  (d)     Chapter  IX   ................................  Third  and   Fifth
Committees

 2.Macroeconomic policy questions (item 94):

  (a)Financing of development;

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

  (c)External debt crisis and development.

 3.Sustainable  development  and  international  economic cooperation  (item

95):

  (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.

 4.Environment and sustainable development (item 96): 5/

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

  (b)Desertification and drought;

  (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.

 5.Operational activities for development (item 97):    The General Assembly
decided  that  the  report  of  the  Administrator  of  the  United  Nations
Development  Programme  on  the operations,  management  and  budget of  the
United Nations Development Fund  for Women should be referred to the  Second
Committee for consideration under item 97.

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

  (b)Economic and technical cooperation among developing countries.

 6.Training  and  research:    United  Nations Institute  for  Training  and
Research (item 98).

 7.Agenda for development (item 99).

 8.Renewal  of   the  dialogue  on   strengthening  international   economic
cooperation for development through partnership (item 100).

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

10.Implementation  of   the  Programme  of   Action  of  the   International
Conference on Population and Development (item 102).
Third Committee

 1.Report of the Economic  and Social Council (chapters  I, III, V (sections
B and D to I), IX and  XIV) (item 12).   The  chapters of the report  listed
below have been  referred also to  plenary meetings  and to  the Second  and
Fifth Committees, as follows:

  (a)    Chapters  I and  XIV .......................  Plenary  meetings and
Second
                                                     and Fifth Committees

  (b)  Chapter III .............................. Second Committee

  (c)    Chapter   IX  ...............................   Second  and   Fifth
Committees

 2.Elimination of racism and racial discrimination (item 103).

 3.Right of peoples to self-determination (item 104).

 4.Social  development, including  questions relating  to the  world  social
situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the  family (item 105).
 The General Assembly  decided that the plenary  meetings to mark the  tenth
anniversary of  International  Youth Year  would  be  held on  Thursday  and
Friday, 26 and 27 October 1995.

 5.Crime prevention and criminal justice (item 106).

 6.Advancement of women (item 107). 9/

 7.International drug control (item 108).

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

 9.Promotion and protection of the rights of children (item 110).

10.Programme  of  activities of  the  International  Decade of  the  World's
Indigenous People (item 111).

11.Human rights questions (item 112):

  (a)Implementation of human rights instruments;

   (b)Human   rights  questions,   including  alternative   approaches   for
improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental  freedoms;
 The  General Assembly decided  that a special commemorative plenary meeting
to mark the end of the  United Nations Year for Tolerance would be held at a
date to be fixed.

  (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.
Fifth Committee

 1.Financial reports  and audited financial  statements, and  reports of the
Board of Auditors (item 113):

  (a)United Nations Institute for Training and Research;

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

 2.Review of the  efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning
of the United Nations (item 114).

 3.Programme budget for the biennium 1994-1995 (item 115).

 4.Proposed programme budget for the biennium 1996-1997 (item 116).

 5.Improving the financial situation of the United Nations (item 117).

 6.Joint  Inspection Unit  (item 118).     The  General Assembly  decided to
allocate the item  to the  Fifth Committee,  on the  understanding that  the
reports of the  Joint Inspection Unit dealing with subject-matters  assigned
to other Main Committees would be referred also to those Committees.

 7.Pattern of conferences (item 119).

 8.Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the  expenses of the United
Nations (item 120).

 9.United Nations common system (item 121).

10.Financing of the United Nations peace-keeping  forces in the Middle  East
(item 122):

  (a)United Nations Disengagement Observer Force;

  (b)United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.

11.Financing of the United Nations Angola Verification Mission (item 123).

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

  (a)United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission;

  (b)Other activities.

13.Financing  of the United  Nations Mission  for the  Referendum in Western
Sahara (item 125).
  14.Financing of the United Nations Observer  Mission in El Salvador  (item
126).

15.Financing and  liquidation of the  United Nations Transitional  Authority
in Cambodia (item 127).

16.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  (item
128).

17.Financing of the United Nations Operation in Somalia II (item 129).

18.Financing  of  the  liquidation  of  the  United  Nations  Operation   in
Mozambique (item 130).

19.Financing of  the  United Nations  Peace-keeping  Force  in Cyprus  (item
131).

20.Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (item 132).

21.Financing of the United Nations Mission in Haiti (item 133).

22.Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (item 134).

23.Financing of  the  United Nations  Assistance  Mission  for Rwanda  (item
135).

24.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 (item 136).

25.Financing of the United Nations Mission  of Observers in Tajikistan (item
137).

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

  (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.

27.Report of  the  Secretary-General on  the  activities  of the  Office  of
Internal Oversight Services (item 149).

28.Programme planning (item 158).

29.Human resources management (item 159).

 30.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 (item 160).

31.Report of the Economic  and Social Council (chapters  I, IX, XII and XIV)
(item  12).    The  chapters of the  report listed below  have been referred
also  to  plenary meetings  and  to  the  Second  and  Third Committees,  as
follows:

  (a)    Chapters  I and  XIV .......................  Plenary  meetings and
Second
                                                     and Third Committees

  (b)     Chapter  IX  ...............................   Second  and   Third
Committees

32.Appointments  to   fill  vacancies   in  subsidiary   organs  and   other
appointments  (item 17):    For sub-item  (f), see  "Plenary meetings", item
17.

  (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.
Sixth Committee

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

 2.United Nations Decade of International Law (item 140).

 3.Report  of the  International Law  Commission on  the work  of its forty-
seventh session (item 141).

 4.Establishment of an international criminal court (item 142).

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

 6.Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country (item 144).

 7.Report of the Special Committee on the Charter  of the United Nations and
on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization (item 145).

 8.Measures to eliminate international terrorism (item 146).

 9.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 (item 147).

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

11.Review of the role of the Trusteeship Council (item 152). 7/


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