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I. Organizational, administrative and other matters

Cooperation between the United Nations and the Eurasian Economic Community

The Eurasian Economic Community was granted observer status in the General Assembly at its fifty-eighth session, in 2003 (resolution 58/84). The Assembly, at its sixty-first session, invited the United Nations system to enhance dialogue with and increase support to the regional and subregional cooperation organizations whose membership included countries with economies in transition and whose efforts included assisting their members to fully integrate into the world economy (resolution 61/210).

The question entitled “Cooperation between the United Nations and the Eurasian Economic Community” was included in the agenda of the sixty-second session of the General Assembly at the request of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (A/62/195). At the same session, the Assembly took note of the activities of the Eurasian Economic Community in strengthening regional cooperation; invited the Secretary-General of the United Nations to conduct regular consultations with the Secretary-General of the Eurasian Economic Community; invited the specialized agencies and other organizations, programmes and funds of the United Nations system, as well as international financial institutions, to cooperate and develop contacts with the Eurasian Economic Community; requested the Secretary-General to submit to the Assembly at its sixty-third session a report on the implementation of the resolution; and decided to include in the provisional agenda of its sixty-third session the sub-item entitled “Cooperation between the United Nations and the Eurasian Economic Community (resolution 62/79).


References for the sixty-second session (agenda item 163)

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Source: A/63/100

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