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Anotated Agenda Items of the 63rd session:

144. Financing of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Middle East

(a) United Nations Disengagement Observer Force

The Security Council, by its resolution 350 (1974) of 31 May 1974, established the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). The mandate of UNDOF has been extended periodically by the Council in subsequent resolutions, the latest of which was resolution 1821 (2008) of 27 June 2008, whereby it was extended for a period of six months, until 31 December 2008.

At its resumed sixty-second session, in June 2008, the General Assembly decided to appropriate to the Special Account for UNDOF the amount of $47,859,100 for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009, inclusive of $45,726,000 for the maintenance of the Force, $1,859,500 for the support account for peacekeeping operations and $273,600 for the United Nations Logistics Base; also decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $47,859,100 at a monthly rate of $3,988,258, subject to a decision of the Security Council to extend the mandate of the Force; further decided that there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $1,448,000; and decided further that the increase of $72,600 in the estimated staff assessment income in respect of the financial period ended 30 June 2007 should be added to the credits from the amount of $2,728,700 referred to in paragraphs 18 & 19 of the resolution (resolution 62/264).

DOCUMENTS:
a Reports of the Secretary-General:
 

Budget for UNDOF for the period from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010 (resolution 62/264)

Performance report on the budget of UNDOF 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 153 (a))
  Performance report on the budget of UNDOF for the period from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007 (A/62/562)
Budget for UNDOF for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009 (A/62/719 & Corr.1)
Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/62/781/Add.7 & Corr.1)
  Summary records A/C.5/62/SR.40 & 51
Report of the Fifth Committee A/62/877
Plenary meetings A/62/PV.109
Resolutions 62/264