I. Organizational, administrative and other matter
Strengthening of the United Nations system
At its resumed forty-ninth session, in September 1995, in the course of its consideration of the item entitled “Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization”, the General Assembly decided to establish the Open-ended High-level Working Group on the Strengthening of the United Nations System and to include an item entitled “Strengthening of the United Nations system” in the provisional agenda of its fiftieth session (resolution 49/252).
The Working Group met during the fiftieth and fifty-first sessions of the General Assembly. The Assembly adopted the recommendations of the Working Group and decided that the Working Group had completed its work as mandated in resolution 49/252 (resolution 51/241).
The General Assembly continued its consideration of this item at its fifty-second to sixty-first sessions (resolutions 55/14, 55/285, 57/300, 58/269, 61/256 and 61/257 and decisions 52/453, 53/452, 54/490, 56/455, 56/479 and 60/565).
At its resumed sixty-first session, in March 2007, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit to it at its sixty-third session a report to review the implementation of the resolution on the strengthening of the capacity of the Organization in peacekeeping operations (resolution 61/256).
At the same resumed session, in March 2007, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit to it for its consideration at its sixty-third session a report to review the implementation of the resolution on the strengthening of the capacity of the Organization to advance the disarmament agenda (resolution 61/257).
- Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of General Assembly resolution 61/257 on strengthening the capacity of the Organization to advance the disarmament agenda (resolution 61/257), A/63/125;
- Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Joint Inspection Unit on knowledge management in the United Nations, A/63/140
References for the sixty-second session (agenda item 123)
- Plenary meeting A/62/PV.57 (joint debate with items 48, 116 and 117)