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Anotated Agenda Items of the 63rd session:

138. Financing of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

By its resolution 1704 (2006) of 25 August 2006, the Security Council decided to establish a follow-on mission in Timor-Leste, the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT), for an initial period of six months, with the intention to renew it for further periods. In its latest resolution, resolution 1802 (2008) of 25 February 2008, the Council extended the mandate of the Mission until 26 February 2009.

At its resumed sixty-second session, in June 2008, the General Assembly decided to appropriate to the Special Account for UNMIT the amount of $16,436,500 for the maintenance of the Mission for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008, in addition to the amount of $160,589,900 already appropriated for the Mission for the same period by the Assembly under its resolution 61/249 C; also decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of the amount of $1,439,800, representing the additional staff assessment income approved for the Mission for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008; decided to appropriate to the Special Account for UNMIT the amount of $180,841,100 for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009, inclusive of $172,842,000 for the maintenance of the Mission, $6,973,100 for the support account for peacekeeping operations and $1,026,000 for the United Nations Logistics Base; also decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $119,484,292 for the period from 1 July 2008 to 26 February 2009; further decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $4,982,574; decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $61,356,808 for the period from 27 February to 30 June 2009, subject to a decision of the Security Council to extend the mandate of the Mission; and also decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $2,558,626 (resolution 62/258).

DOCUMENTS:
a Reports of the Secretary-General:
  Budget for UNMIT for the period from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010 (resolution 61/249 C)
Performance report on the budget of UNMIT for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008
b Reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions.

 

REFERENCES:
...for the sixty-second session (agenda items 147)
  Performance report on the budget of UNMIT for the period from 25 August 2006 to 30 June 2007 (A/62/645)
Budget for UNMIT for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009 (A/62/753)
Note by the Secretary-General on the financing arrangements for UNMIT for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008 (A/62/796)
Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/62/781/Add.11)
  Summary records A/C.5/62/SR.43 & 51
Report of the Fifth Committee A/62/871
Plenary meetings A/62/PV.109
Resolutions 62/258