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Anotated Agenda Items of the 63rd session:

143. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Liberia

The Security Council, by its resolution 1509 (2003) of 19 September 2003, established the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for a period of 12 months. The mandate of UNMIL has been extended by the Council in subsequent resolutions, the latest of which was resolution 1777 (2007) of 20 September 2007, whereby it was extended until 30 September 2008.

At its resumed sixty-second session, in June 2008, the General Assembly decided to appropriate to the Special Account for UNMIL the amount of $631,689,100 for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009, inclusive of $603,708,000 for the maintenance of the Mission, $24,392,000 for the support account for peacekeeping operations and $3,589,100 for the United Nations Logistics Base; also decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $157,922,278 for the period from 1 July to 30 September 2008; further decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $3,567,150; decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $473,766,822 for the period from 1 October 2008 to 30 June 2009 at a monthly rate of $52,640,758, subject to a decision of the Security Council to extend the mandate of the Mission; also decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $10,701,450; and further decided that the increase of $758,400 in the estimated staff assessment income in respect of the financial period ended 30 June 2007 should be added to the credits from the unencumbered balance and other income in the amount of $84,508,500 referred to in paragraphs 21 & 22 of the resolution (resolution 62/263).

DOCUMENTS:
a Reports of the Secretary-General:
 

Performance report on the budget of UNMIL for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008 (resolution 62/263)

Budget for UNMIL for the period from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010 (resolution 62/263)
b Reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions.

 

REFERENCES:
...for the sixty-second session (agenda items 152)
  Performance report on the budget of UNMIL for the period from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007 (A/62/648)
Budget for UNMIL for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009 (A/62/764)
Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/62/781/Add.10)
  Summary records A/C.5/62/SR.43 & 51
Report of the Fifth Committee A/62/876
Plenary meetings A/62/PV.109
Resolutions 62/263