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A/52/50


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14 February 1997

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                                                        A/52/50
                                                              

General Assembly
Fifty-second session


                  PRELIMINARY LIST OF ITEMS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE
                  PROVISIONAL AGENDA OF THE FIFTY-SECOND 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 fifty-second
session of the General Assembly 1/ will appear on the dates specified:

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

  Provisional agenda 2/ ........................................18 July     

  Supplementary list ...........................................22 August   

  Memorandum by the Secretary-General to the General Committee .12 September

3.   The fifty-second session will convene at United Nations
Headquarters on Tuesday, 16 September 1997, at 3 p.m.


 1.  Opening of the session by the Chairman of the delegation of
     Malaysia (rule 30 of the rules of procedure).

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

 3.  Credentials of representatives to the fifty-second 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 31).

 5.  Election of the officers of the Main Committees (rule 31).

 6.  Election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly (rule 31).

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

 8.  Adoption of the agenda and organization of work:  reports of the
     General Committee (rule 21).

 9.  General debate.

10.  Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization
     (rules 13 (a) and 48; resolution 47/120 B of 20 September 1993).
     3/

11.  Report of the Security Council (rule 13 (b); resolution 51/193 of
     17 December 1996). 

12.  Report of the Economic and Social Council (rule 13 (b);
     resolutions 47/40 of 1 December 1992 and 50/109 of 20 December
     1995; and Economic and Social Council resolutions 1996/40, 1996/44
     and 1996/48 of 26 July 1996). 3/ 

13.  Report of the International Court of Justice (rule 13 (b);
     decision 47/406 of 21 October 1992).

14.  Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (rule 13 (b);
     resolution 51/10 of 29 October 1996).

15.  Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs:

     (a) Election of five non-permanent members of the Security
         Council (rule 142; decision 51/306 of 21 October 1996);

     (b) Election of eighteen members of the Economic and Social
         Council (rule 145; decision 51/307 of 31 October 1996).

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 (resolution 2997
         (XXVII) of 15 December 1972 and decision 50/308 of 21
         November 1995);

     (b) Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and
         Coordination (Economic and Social Council resolution 2008
         (LX) of 14 May 1976 and decision 51/305 of 14 October 1996); 3/
         
     (c) Election of nineteen members of the United Nations Commission
         on International Trade Law (resolution 2205 (XXI) of 17
         December 1966 and decision 49/315 of 28 November 1994);

     (d) Election of the Executive Director of the United Nations
         Environment Programme (resolution 2997 (XXVII) of 15 December
         1972 and decision 51/316 of 16 December 1996).

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

     (a) Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on
         Administrative and Budgetary Questions (rule 155; decisions
         51/310 A of 14 November 1996 and 51/310 B of 31 January
         1997);

     (b) Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions
         (rule 158; decision 51/311 of 14 November 1996);

     (c) Appointment of a member of the Board of Auditors (resolution
         74 (I) of 7 December 1946 and decision 51/312 of 14 November
         1996);

     (d) Confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments
         Committee (resolution 155 (II) of 15 November 1947 and
         decision 51/313 of 14 November 1996);

     (e) Appointment of members of the United Nations Administrative
         Tribunal (resolution 351 A (IV) of 24 November 1949 and
         decision 51/314 of 14 November 1996);

     (f) Appointment of members of the International Civil Service
         Commission (resolution 3357 (XXIX) of 18 December 1974 and
         decision 51/315 of 14 November 1996);

     (g) Appointment of members and alternate members of the United
         Nations Staff Pension Committee (resolution 248 (III) of 7
         December 1948 and decision 49/314 of 14 November 1994);

     (h) Appointment of the members of the Consultative Committee on
         the United Nations Development Fund for Women (resolution
         31/133 of 16 December 1976 and decisions 49/317 A of 5
         December and 49/317 B of 16 December 1994);

     (i) Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences
         (resolution 43/222 B of 21 December 1988 and decision 51/317
         of 17 December 1996);

     (j) Appointment of a member of the Joint Inspection Unit
         (resolution 31/192 of 22 December 1976 and decision 47/329 of
         20 September 1993); 3/

     (k) Approval of the appointment of the United Nations High
         Commissioner for Human Rights (resolution 48/141 of 20
         December 1993 and decision 48/321 of 14 February 1994).

18.  Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence
     to Colonial Countries and Peoples (resolutions 51/139 to 51/147 of
     13 December and decisions 51/407 of 25 October and 51/427 and
     51/430 of 13 December 1996). 3/ 

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

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 (resolutions 46/182 of 19
         December 1991 and 51/194 of 17 December 1996);

     (b) Special economic assistance to individual countries or
         regions (resolutions 49/21 I and J of 20 December 1994, 50/58
         B to D of 12 December and 50/58 L of 20 December 1995 and
         51/30 A to C and E of 5 December, 51/30 G and H of 13
         December and 51/30 I of 17 December 1996); 3/ 

     (c) Emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and
         reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan (resolution 51/195
         A of 17 December 1996);

     (d) Assistance to the Palestinian people (resolution 51/150 of
         13 December 1996);

     (e) Participation of volunteers, "White Helmets", in activities
         of the United Nations in the field of humanitarian relief,
         rehabilitation and technical cooperation for development
         (resolution 50/19 of 28 November 1995);

     (f) Strengthening of international cooperation and coordination
         of efforts to study, mitigate and minimize the consequences
         of the Chernobyl disaster (resolution 50/134 of 20 December
         1995).

21.  Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly (resolution
     48/264 of 29 July 1994).

22.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Agency for Cultural
     and Technical Cooperation (resolution 50/3 of 16 October 1995).

23.  Multilingualism (resolution 50/11 of 2 November 1995).

24.  Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic
     ideal (resolution 50/13 of 7 November 1995).

25.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Latin American
     Economic System (resolution 50/14 of 15 November 1995).

26.  University for Peace (resolution 50/41 of 8 December 1995).

27.  Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of
     origin (resolution 50/56 of 11 December 1995).

28.  Universal Congress on the Panama Canal (resolution 51/5 of
     24 October 1996).

29.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Inter-Parliamentary
     Union (resolution 51/7 of 25 October 1996).

30.  Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo
     imposed by the United States of America against Cuba (resolution
     51/17 of 21 November 1996).

31.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization of the
     Islamic Conference (resolution 51/18 of 14 November 1996).

32.  Zone of peace and cooperation of the South Atlantic (resolution
     51/19 of 14 November 1996).

33.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the League of Arab
     States (resolution 51/20 of 19 November 1996).

34.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Economic
     Cooperation Organization (resolution 51/21 of 27 November 1996).

35.  Question of Palestine (resolutions 51/23 to 51/26 of 4 December
     1996). 3/

36.  The situation in the Middle East (resolutions 51/27 to 51/29 of
     4 December 1996). 3/

37.  Support by the United Nations system of the efforts of Governments
     to promote and consolidate new or restored democracies (resolution
     51/31 of 6 December 1996).

38.  Oceans and the law of the sea (resolutions 49/28 of 6 December
     1994 and 51/34 to 51/36 of 9 December 1996): 

     (a) Law of the sea (resolutions 49/28 and 51/34);

     (b) 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
         (resolution 51/35);

     (c) Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing, unauthorized fishing
         in zones of national jurisdiction and fisheries by-catch and
         discards (resolution 51/36).

39.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization for
     Security and Cooperation in Europe (resolution 51/57 of 12
     December 1996).

40.  Assistance in mine clearance (resolution 51/149 of 13 December
     1996).

41.  Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization of
     African Unity (resolution 51/151 of 13 December 1996).

42.  The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for
     international peace and security (resolution 51/195 B of 17
     December 1996). 3/ 

43.  The situation of democracy and human rights in Haiti (resolution
     51/196 of 17 December 1996). 3/ 

44.  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
     (resolutions 51/197 and 51/198 of 17 December 1996). 3/ 

45.  Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social
     Development (resolution 51/202 of 17 December 1996).

46.  The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (resolution 51/203 of
     17 December 1996). 3/ 

47.  Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (decision 51/407 of
     25 October 1996).

48.  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 decision 51/409 of 19 November 1996).

49.  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 decision 51/410 of 10
     December 1996).

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 (decision
     51/432 of 16 December 1996).

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 (decision 51/433 of 16 December 1996).

52.  Consequences of the Iraqi occupation of and aggression against
     Kuwait (decision 51/434 of 16 December 1996).

53.  Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations (decision
     51/435 of 16 December 1996).

54.  Question of the Comorian island of Mayotte (decision 51/436 of
     16 December 1996). 4/

55.  Launching of global negotiations on international economic
     cooperation for development (decision 51/452 of 17 December 1996).

56.  The situation in Burundi. 3/ 

57.  Restructuring and revitalization of the United Nations in the
     economic, social and related fields. 3/ 

58.  Question of equitable representation on and increase in the
     membership of the Security Council and related matters. 3/ 

59.  Strengthening of the United Nations system. 3/ 

60.  Question of Cyprus. 4/ 

61.  Compliance with arms limitation and disarmament obligations
     (resolution 50/60 of 12 December 1995).

62.  Verification in all its aspects, including the role of the United
     Nations in the field of verification (resolution 50/61 of 12
     December 1995).

63.  Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (resolution 50/245 of
     10 September 1996).

64.  Reduction of military budgets (resolutions 35/142 B of 12 December
     1980 and 51/38 of 10 December 1996):

     (a) Reduction of military budgets (resolution 35/142 B);

     (b) Objective information on military matters, including
         transparency of military expenditures (resolution 51/38).

65.  The role of science and technology in the context of international
     security and disarmament (resolution 51/39 of 10 December 1996).

66.  Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the
     Middle East (resolution 51/41 of 10 December 1996).

67.  Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in South Asia
     (resolution 51/42 of 10 December 1996).

68.  Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-
     nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear
     weapons (resolution 51/43 of 10 December 1996).

69.  Prevention of an arms race in outer space (resolution 51/44 of
     10 December 1996).

70.  General and complete disarmament (resolutions 42/38 C of 30
     November 1987, 46/36 L of 9 December 1991, 47/52 L of 15 December
     1992, 50/70 B of 12 December 1995 and 51/45 B to F, H, J to O, Q,
     S and T of 10 December 1996 and decision 51/414 of 10 December
     1996):

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

     (b) Small arms (resolution 50/70 B);

     (c) Transparency in armaments (resolutions 46/36 L, 47/52 L and
         51/45 H);

     (d) Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas
         (resolution 51/45 B);

     (e) Convening of the fourth special session of the General
         Assembly devoted to disarmament: report of the Preparatory
         Committee for the Fourth Special Session of the General
         Assembly Devoted to Disarmament (resolution 51/45 C);

     (f) Relationship between disarmament and development (resolution
         51/45 D);

     (g) Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and
         implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control
         (resolution 51/45 E);

     (h) Measures to curb the illicit transfer and use of conventional
         arms (resolution 51/45 F);

     (i) Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes (resolution
         51/45 J);

     (j) Regional disarmament (resolution 51/45 K);

     (k) Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court
         of Justice on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear
         Weapons (resolution 51/45 M);

     (l) Consolidation of peace through practical disarmament measures
         (resolution 51/45 N);

     (m) Nuclear disarmament (resolution 51/45 O);

     (n) Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional
         levels (resolution 51/45 Q);

     (o) Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the
         Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical
         Weapons and on Their Destruction (resolution 51/45 T);

     (p) Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and of
         vehicles for their delivery in all its aspects (decision
         51/414).

71.  Review and implementation of the Concluding Document of the
     Twelfth Special Session of the General Assembly (resolutions 51/46
     B to D of 10 December 1996):

     (a) United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in
         Asia and the Pacific (resolution 51/46 B);

     (b) Regional confidence-building measures (resolution 51/46 C);

     (c) Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons
         (resolution 51/46 D). 

72.  Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions
     adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session
     (resolutions 38/183 O of 20 December 1983, 39/148 H of 17 December
     1984 and 51/47 B and C of 10 December 1996):

     (a) Report of the Disarmament Commission (resolution 51/47 B);

     (b) Report of the Conference on Disarmament (resolution 51/47 C);

     (c) Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters (resolution 38/183 O);

     (d) United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (resolution
         39/148 H).

73.  The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East (resolution
     51/48 of 10 December 1996).

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 (resolution 51/49 of
     10 December 1996).

75.  Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean
     region (resolution 51/50 of 10 December 1996).

76.  Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of
     Peace (resolution 51/51 of 10 December 1996).

77.  Consolidation of the regime established by the Treaty for the
     Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean
     (Treaty of Tlatelolco) (resolution 51/52 of 10 December 1996).

78.  African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (resolution 51/53 of
     10 December 1996).

79.  Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and
     Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and
     on Their Destruction (resolution 51/54 of 10 December 1996).

80.  Maintenance of international security (resolution 50/80 B of
     12 December 1995).

81.  Review of the implementation of the Declaration on the
     Strengthening of International Security (decision 51/415 of 10
     December 1996).

82.  Rationalization of the work and reform of the agenda of the First
     Committee (decision 50/421 of 12 December 1995).

83.  Effects of atomic radiation (resolution 51/121 of 13 December
     1996).

84.  International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space
     (resolution 51/123 of 13 December 1996).

85.  United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in
     the Near East (resolutions 51/124 to 51/130 of 13 December 1996).

86.  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 51/131 to 51/135 of
     13 December 1996).

87.  Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping
     operations in all their aspects (resolution 51/136 of 13 December
     1996).

88.  Questions relating to information (resolutions 51/138 A and B of
     13 December 1996).

89.  Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under
     Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations (resolution
     51/139 of 13 December 1996).

90.  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 (resolution 51/140 and decision 51/427
     of 13 December 1996).

91.  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 51/141 of 13 December 1996).

92.  Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for
     inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories (resolution 51/142
     of 13 December 1996).

93.  Question of the Malagasy islands of Glorieuses, Juan de Nova,
     Europa and Bassas da India (decision 51/402 of 20 September 1996).

94.  Question of East Timor (decision 51/402 of 20 September 1996).

95.  The situation in the occupied territories of Croatia (decision
     51/428 of 13 December 1996).

96.  Macroeconomic policy questions:

     (a) Financing of development, including net transfer of resources
         between developing and developed countries (resolutions 50/93
         of 20 December 1995 and 51/166 of 16 December 1996);

     (b) Trade and development (resolutions 1995 (XIX) of 30 December
         1964, 50/96 and 50/97 of 20 December 1995 and 51/167 of 16
         December 1996);

     (c) Science and technology for development (resolution 50/101 of
         20 December 1995);

     (d) External debt crisis and development (resolution 51/164 of
         16 December 1996).

97.  Sectoral policy questions:

     (a) Industrial development cooperation (resolution 50/94 of
         20 December 1995);

     (b) Business and development (resolution 48/180 of 21 December
         1993);

     (c) Food and sustainable agricultural development (resolutions
         50/109 of 20 December 1995 and 51/171 of 16 December 1996).

98.  Sustainable development and international economic cooperation:

     (a) Agenda for development: 3/ 

         (i)   Agenda for development;

         (ii)  Renewal of the dialogue on strengthening international
               economic cooperation for development through partnership
               (resolution 51/174 of 16 December 1996);

     (b) Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least
         Developed Countries for the 1990s (resolution 50/103 of 20
         December 1995);

     (c) Population and development (resolution 51/176 of 16 December
         1996);

     (d) International migration and development, including the
         convening of a United Nations conference on international
         migration and development (resolutions 50/123 of 20 December
         1995 and 51/148 of 13 December 1996);

     (e) Implementation of the outcome of the United Nations
         Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) (resolutions
         32/162 of 19 December 1977, 43/180 and 43/181 of 21 December
         1993 and 51/177 of 16 December 1996);

     (f) First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty
         (resolution 51/178 of 16 December 1996);

     (g) Women in development (resolutions 42/178 of 11 December 1987
         and 50/104 of 20 December 1995);

     (h) Human resources development (resolution 50/105 of 20 December
         1995);

     (i) Cultural development (resolutions 41/187 of 8 August 1986,
         44/238 of 22 December 1989, 45/189 of 21 December 1990,
         46/157 of 19 December 1991 and 49/105 of 19 December 1994;
         and Economic and Social Council decision 1996/206 of 9
         February 1996).

99.  Environment and sustainable development (resolutions 2997 (XXVII)
     of 15 December 1972, 3436 (XXX) of 9 December 1975 and 50/110 of
     20 December 1995):

     (a) Implementation of decisions and recommendations of the United
         Nations Conference on Environment and Development (resolution
         47/191 of 22 December 1992);

     (b) Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat
         Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious
         Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa
         (resolutions 50/114 of 20 December 1995 and 51/180 of 16
         December 1996);

      (c)  Protection of global climate for present and future
           generations of mankind (resolutions 50/115 of 20 December
           1995 and 51/184 of 16 December 1996);

      (d)  International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
           (resolutions 50/117 B of 20 December 1995 and 51/185 of 16
           December 1996);

      (e)  Convention on Biological Diversity (resolution 51/182 of
           16 December 1996);

      (f)  Implementation of the outcome of the Global Conference on
           the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing
           States (resolution 51/183 of 16 December 1996);

      (g)  Special session for the purpose of an overall review and
           appraisal of the implementation of Agenda 21 (resolution
           51/181 of 16 December 1996).

100.  Operational activities for development:

      (a)  Operational activities for development of the United Nations
           system;

      (b)  Economic and technical cooperation among developing
           countries (resolutions 33/134 of 19 December 1978 and 50/118
           and 50/119 of 20 December 1995 and decision 51/431 (d) of 13
           December 1996).

101.  Training and research:  United Nations Institute for Training and
      Research (resolution 51/188 of 16 December 1996).

102.  Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the occupied
      Palestinian territory, including Jerusalem, and of the Arab
      population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural
      resources (resolution 51/190 of 16 December 1996).

103.  Social development, including questions relating to the world
      social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the
      family (resolutions 37/52 of 3 December 1982, 44/56 of 8 December
      1989, 48/95 of 20 December 1993, 50/81 of 14 December 1995 and
      50/141 to 50/144 of 21 December 1995).

104.  Crime prevention and criminal justice (resolutions 51/61, 51/63
      and 51/120 of 12 December 1996).

105.  International drug control (resolutions 47/100 of 16 December
      1992 and 51/64 of 12 December 1996).

106.  Advancement of women (resolutions 34/180 of 18 December 1979,
      39/125 of 14 December 1984, 45/124 of 14 December 1990, 50/163
      and 50/165 of 22 December 1995 and 51/65 to 51/67 of 12 December
      1996).

107.  Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on
      Women (resolutions 50/203 of 22 December 1995 and 51/69 of 12
      December 1996).

108.  Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
      questions relating to refugees and displaced persons and
      humanitarian questions (resolutions 428 (V) of 14 December 1950,
      47/104 of 16 December 1992 and 51/70, 51/71 and 51/73 of 12
      December 1996).

109.  Promotion and protection of the rights of children (resolution
      51/77 of 12 December 1996).

110.  Programme of activities of the International Decade of the
      World's Indigenous People (resolutions 50/157 of 21 December 1995
      and 51/78 of 12 December 1996 and decision 51/424 of 12 December
      1996).

111.  Elimination of racism and racial discrimination (resolutions
      2106 A (XX) of 21 December 1965, 3380 (XXX) of 10 November 1975
      and 51/79 to 51/81 of 12 December 1996).

112.  Right of peoples to self-determination (resolutions 51/83 and
      51/84 of 12 December 1996).

113.  Human rights questions:

      (a)  Implementation of human rights instruments (resolutions
           2200 A (XXI) of 16 December 1966, 36/151 of 16 December
           1981, 39/46 of 10 December 1984, 50/171 of 22 December 1995
           and 51/85, 51/87, 51/88 and 51/90 of 12 December 1996);

      (b)  Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for
           improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and
           fundamental freedoms (resolutions 49/190 of 23 December
           1994, 50/172, 50/176, 50/181, 50/182, 50/185 and 50/186 of
           22 December 1995 and 51/89, 51/91, 51/93, 51/96, 51/98,
           51/99, 51/101 and 51/103 to 51/105 of 12 December 1996);

      (c)  Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs
           and representatives (resolutions 51/106 to 51/117 of 12
           December 1996; and Economic and Social Council decision
           1995/273 of 25 July 1995);

      (d)  Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Vienna
           Declaration and Programme of Action (resolutions 48/121 of
           20 December 1993 and 51/118 of 12 December 1996); 3/ 

      (e)  Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human
           Rights (resolution 48/141 of 20 December 1993). 

114.  Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports
      of the Board of Auditors (resolutions 50/204 A to C of 23
      December 1995): 4/

      (a)  United Nations Institute for Training and Research;

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

115.  Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial
      functioning of the United Nations (resolution 51/219 of 18
      December 1996). 3/ 

116.  Programme budget for the biennium 1996-1997 (resolutions 50/217
      of 23 December 1995 and 51/221 A and B and 51/222 A to C of
      18 December 1996). 3/

117.  Proposed programme budget for the biennium 1998-1999 (resolutions
      50/214 of 23 December 1995 and 51/220 and 51/221 B of 18 December
      1996).

118.  Improving the financial situation of the United Nations. 4/ 

119.  Joint Inspection Unit (resolution 31/192 of 22 December 1976).

120.  Pattern of conferences (resolutions 51/211 A to D of 18 December
      1996). 3/

121.  Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the
      United Nations (resolution 51/212 and decision 51/454 of
      18 December 1996). 3/ 

122.  United Nations common system (resolutions 47/216 of 23 December
      1992 and 51/216 of 18 December 1996). 3/ 

123.  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.

124.  Financing of the United Nations Angola Verification Mission. 3/ 

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

      (a)  United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission;

      (b)  Other activities.

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

127.  Financing and liquidation of the United Nations Transitional
      Authority in Cambodia. 4/

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. 3/ 

129.  Financing of the United Nations Operation in Somalia II. 4/ 

130.  Financing of the United Nations Operation in Mozambique. 4/ 

131.  Financing of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. 4/ 

132.  Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia. 3/ 

133.  Financing of the United Nations Mission in Haiti. 3/ 

134.  Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia. 3/ 

135.  Financing of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda. 4/ 

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. 3/ 

137.  Financing of the United Nations Mission of Observers in
      Tajikistan. 4/ 

138.  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. 3/ 

139.  Financing of the United Nations Mission in Bosnia and
      Herzegovina. 3/ 

140.  Financing of the United Nations Transitional Administration for
      Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium. 3/ 

141.  Financing of the United Nations Preventive Deployment Force. 3/ 

142.  Financing of the United Nations Support Mission in Haiti. 3/ 

143.  Administrative and budgetary aspects of the financing of the
      United Nations peacekeeping operations: 3/ 

      (a)  Financing of the United Nations peacekeeping operations
           (resolutions 49/233 of 23 December 1994, 51/13 of 4 November
           and 51/218 A to C of 18 December 1996);

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

144.  Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the Office
      of Internal Oversight Services (resolution 48/218 B of 29 July
      1994 and decision 51/458 of 18 December 1996). 3/

145.  Convention on jurisdictional immunities of States and their
      property (resolution 49/61 of 9 December 1994).

146.  United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study,
      Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law
      (resolution 50/43 of 11 December 1995).

147.  United Nations Decade of International Law (resolutions 51/157 to
      51/159 of 16 December 1996):

      (a)  United Nations Decade of International Law (resolutions
           51/157 and 51/158);

      (b)  Action to be taken in 1999 dedicated to the centennial of
           the first International Peace Conference and to the closing
           of the United Nations Decade of International Law
           (resolution 51/159).

148.  Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its
      forty-ninth session (resolution 51/160 of 16 December 1996).

149.  Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade
      Law on the work of its thirtieth session (resolution 51/161 of 16
      December 1996). 

150.  Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country
      (resolution 51/163 of 16 December 1996).

151.  Convention on the law of the non-navigational uses of
      international watercourses (resolution 51/206 of 17 December
      1996). 3/ 

152.  Establishment of an international criminal court (resolution
      51/207 of 17 December 1996).

153.  Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United
      Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization
      (resolutions 51/208 and 51/209 of 17 December 1996).

154.  Measures to eliminate international terrorism (resolution 51/210
      of 17 December 1996).


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                                     Notes

1/    The agenda of the fifty-first session has been issued as document
A/51/251 and Add.1-4.  The list of resolutions and decisions adopted
during the fifty-first session will be issued under the symbol
A/INF/51/4.  The text of the resolutions is being issued in an advance
version in the A/RES/51/- series; the text of the decisions appears in
section IX of document A/INF/51/4.

2/    The provisional agenda will take into account the resolutions and
decisions that the General Assembly may still adopt at its fifty-first
session.

3/    This item remains also on the agenda of the fifty-first session
(decision 51/462 of 18 December 1996).

4/    This item, which has not been considered by the General Assembly
at its fifty-first session, remains on the agenda of that session
(decision 51/462 of 18 December 1996).  Its inclusion in the
provisional agenda of the fifty-second session is subject to any
action that the Assembly may take on it at its fifty-first session.

 

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