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Anotated Agenda Items of the 63rd session:

140. Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia

The Security Council, by its resolution 858 (1993) of 24 August 1993, decided to set up the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) for a period of six months. The mandate of UNOMIG was extended by the Council in subsequent resolutions, the latest of which was resolution 1808 (2008) of 15 April 2008, whereby it was extended until 15 October 2008.

At its resumed sixty-second session, in June 2008, the General Assembly decided to appropriate to the Special Account for UNOMIG the amount of $36,084,000 for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009, inclusive of $34,484,200 for the maintenance of the Observer Mission, $1,394,600 for the support account for peacekeeping operations and $205,200 for the United Nations Logistics Base; also decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $10,524,500 for the period from 1 July to 15 October 2008; further decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $747,804; decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $25,559,500 for the period from 16 October 2008 to 30 June 2009 at a monthly rate of $3,007,000, subject to a decision of the Security Council to extend the mandate of the Observer Mission; also decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $1,816,096; and further decided that the decrease of $85,100 in the estimated staff assessment income in respect of the financial period ended 30 June 2007 should be set off against the credits from the amount of $1,906,700 referred to in paragraphs 19 and 20 of the resolution (resolution 62/260).

 

DOCUMENTS:
a Reports of the Secretary-General:
 

Budget for UNOMIG for the period from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010 (resolution 62/260)

Performance report on the budget of UNOMIG for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 July 2008
b Reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions.

 

REFERENCES:
...for the sixty-second session (agenda items 148)
  Performance report on the budget of UNOMIG for the period from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007 (A/62/633)
Budget for UNOMIG for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009 (A/62/680)
Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/62/781/Add.1)
  Summary records A/C.5/62/SR.37 & 51
Report of the Fifth Committee A/62/873
Plenary meetings A/62/PV.109
Resolutions 62/260