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A/RES/50/205


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Fiftieth session
Agenda item 115


                  RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

               [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/50/841)]


             50/205.  Programme budget for the biennium 1994-1995

                                       A

            FINAL BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE BIENNIUM 1994-1995


      The General Assembly

      Resolves that for the biennium 1994-1995:

      1.    The amount of 2,608,274,400 United States dollars
appropriated by its resolution 49/220 A of 23 December 1994 shall be
adjusted by 24,160,900 dollars as follows:


----------------------------------------------------------------------
                         Amount approved
                          by resolution    Increase or     Revised
                              49/220       (decrease)   appropriation
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Section                           (United States dollars)

PART I.
Overall policy-making, 
direction and 
coordination

1. Overall policy-making, 
   direction and 
   coordination            37 218 500         766 600      37 985 100
                           ----------         -------      ----------
      TOTAL, PART I        37 218 500         766 600      37 985 100


PART II.
Political affairs

3. Political affairs       66 116 200      (1 671 700)     64 444 500
4. Peace-keeping 
   operations and 
   special missions       132 221 900      23 584 900     155 806 800
                          -----------      ----------     -----------
      TOTAL, PART II      198 338 100      21 913 200     220 251 300


PART III.
International justice
and law

5. International Court 
   of Justice              19 316 000       2 041 600      21 357 600
7. Legal activities        31 432 500        (781 900)     30 650 600
                           ----------       ---------      ----------
      TOTAL, PART III      50 748 500       1 259 700      52 008 200


PART IV.
International cooperation 
for development

8. Department for Policy 
   Coordination and 
   Sustainable Development 51 556 600      (3 586 400)     47 970 200
9. Department for Economic 
   and Social Information 
   and Policy Analysis     46 225 900       1 016 500      47 242 400
10.Department for 
   Development Support 
   Management Services     25 961 400       2 657 100      28 618 500
11A.United Nations 
   Conference on Trade 
   and Development        113 579 800         665 200     114 245 000
11B.International Trade 
   Centre UNCTAD/GATT      20 942 300        (107 800)     20 834 500
12A.United Nations 
   Environment Programme   14 277 900      (2 417 100)     11 860 800
12B.United Nations Centre 
    for Human Settlements 
    (Habitat)              15 176 500      (2 122 100)     13 054 400
13. Crime control           4 839 700        (233 400)      4 606 300
14. International drug 
    control                14 693 900         346 200      15 040 100
                          -----------      ----------     -----------
      TOTAL, PART IV      307 254 000      (3 781 800)    303 472 200


PART V.
Regional cooperation for 
development

15. Economic Commission 
    for Africa             71 657 600      (2 485 600)     69 172 000
16. Economic and Social 
    Commission for Asia 
    and the Pacific        61 278 400      (4 309 300)     56 969 100
17. Economic Commission 
    for Europe             47 379 300         234 900      47 614 200
18. Economic Commission 
    for Latin America 
    and the Caribbean      78 979 400      (5 075 300)     73 904 100
19. Economic and Social 
    Commission for 
    Western Asia           35 213 100      (5 041 500)     30 171 600
20. Regular programme 
    of technical 
    cooperation            44 814 700      (6 413 800)     38 400 900
                          -----------     -----------     -----------
      TOTAL, PART V       339 322 500     (23 090 600)    316 231 900


PART VI.
Human rights and 
humanitarian affairs

21. Human rights           43 708 200      (3 399 500)     40 308 700
22A.Office of the United 
    Nations High 
    Commissioner for 
    Refugees               48 572 700       2 487 300      51 060 000
22B.United Nations 
    Relief and Works 
    Agency for Palestine 
    Refugees in the Near 
    East                   21 350 300         750 600      22 100 900
23. Department of 
    Humanitarian Affairs   19 034 700      (1 118 200)     17 916 500
                          -----------      ----------     -----------
      TOTAL, PART VI      132 665 900      (1 279 800)    131 386 100


PART VII.
Public information

24. Public information    131 442 600       2 116 400     133 559 000
                          -----------       ---------     -----------
      TOTAL, PART VII     131 442 600       2 116 400     133 559 000


PART VIII.
Common support services  

25. Administration and 
    management            896 820 800      23 547 700     920 368 500
                          -----------      ----------     -----------
      TOTAL, PART VIII    896 820 800      23 547 700     920 368 500


PART IX.
Jointly financed 
activities and special 
expenses

26. Jointly financed 
    administrative 
    activities             27 221 200      (1 052 700)     26 168 500
27. Special expenses       32 795 100         273 900      33 069 000
                           ----------       ---------      ----------
      TOTAL, PART IX       60 016 300        (778 800)     59 237 500


PART X.
Staff assessment

28. Staff assessment      357 798 100       5 775 900     363 574 000
                          -----------       ---------     -----------
      TOTAL, PART X       357 798 100       5 775 900     363 574 000


PART XI.
Capital expenditures 

29. Technological 
    innovations            25 398 300         101 200      25 499 500
30. Construction, 
    alteration, 
    improvement and 
    major maintenance      58 447 100      (1 530 400)     56 916 700
                           ----------      ----------      ----------
      TOTAL, PART XI       83 845 400      (1 429 200)     82 416 200


PART XII.
Internal oversight 
services

31. Office of Internal 
    Oversight Services     12 027 700        (716 800)     11 310 900
                           ----------        --------      ----------
      TOTAL, PART XII      12 027 700        (716 800)     11 310 900


PART XIII.
International Seabed 
Authority

32. International Seabed 
    Authority                 776 000        (141 600)        634 400
                              -------        --------         -------
      TOTAL, PART XIII        776 000        (141 600)        634 400
                        -------------      ----------   -------------
      GRAND TOTAL       2 608 274 400      24 160 900   2 632 435 300
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     2.  The Secretary-General shall be authorized to transfer credits
between sections of the budget, with the concurrence of the Advisory
Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions;

     3.  The total net provision made under the various sections of
the budget for contractual printing shall be administered as a unit
under the direction of the United Nations Publications Board;

     4.  The appropriations for the regular programme of technical
cooperation under section 20, part V, shall be administered in
accordance with the Financial Regulations of the United Nations,
except that the definition of obligations and the period of validity
of obligations shall be subject to the following procedures:

     (a) Obligations for personal services established in the current
biennium shall be valid for the succeeding biennium, provided that
appointments of the experts concerned are effected by the end of the
current biennium and that the total period to be covered by
obligations established for these purposes against the resources of
the current biennium does not exceed twenty-four months;

     (b) Obligations established in the current biennium for
fellowships shall remain valid until liquidated, provided that the
fellow has been nominated by the requesting Government and accepted by
the Organization and that a formal letter of award has been issued to
the requesting Government;

     (c) Obligations in respect of contracts or purchase orders for
supplies or equipment recorded in the current biennium will remain
valid until payment is effected to the contractor or vendor, unless
they are cancelled;

     5.  In addition to the appropriations approved under paragraph 1
above, an amount of 51,000 dollars is appropriated for each year of
the biennium 1994-1995 from the accumulated income of the Library
Endowment Fund for the purchase of books, periodicals, maps and
library equipment and for such other expenses of the Library at the
Palais des Nations as are in accordance with the objects and
provisions of the endowment.

                                                    100th plenary meeting
                                                         23 December 1995


                                       B

               FINAL INCOME ESTIMATES FOR THE BIENNIUM 1994-1995


     The General Assembly

     Resolves that for the biennium 1994-1995:

     1.  The estimates of income of 432,080,500 United States dollars
approved by its resolution 49/220 B of 23 December 1994 shall be
increased by 4,786,100 dollars as follows:


----------------------------------------------------------------------
                           Amount approved 
                             by resolution   Increase or   Revised
                                49/220 B     (decrease)   estimates
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Income section                       (United States dollars)

1. Income from staff 
   assessment                 363 216 700     5 732 900   368 949 600
                              -----------     ---------   -----------
TOTAL, INCOME SECTION 1       363 216 700     5 732 900   368 949 600


2. General income              60 929 800     8 580 200    69 510 000
3. Services to the public       7 934 000    (9 527 000)   (1 593 000)
                               ----------     ---------    -----------
TOTAL, INCOME SECTIONS 
  2 AND 3                      68 863 800      (946 800)   67 917 000
                              -----------     ---------   -----------
     GRAND TOTAL              432 080 500     4 786 100   436 866 600
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     2.  The income from staff assessment shall be credited to the Tax
Equalization Fund in accordance with the provisions of General
Assembly resolution 973 (X) of 15 December 1955;

     3.  Direct expenses of the United Nations Postal Administration,
services to visitors, catering and related services, garage
operations, television services and the sale of publications, not
provided for under the budget appropriations, shall be charged against
the income derived from those activities.

                                                    100th plenary meeting
                                                         23 December 1995

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