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Anotated Agenda Items of the 63rd session:

149. Financing of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad

The Security Council, by its resolution 1778 (2007) of 25 September 2007, approved the establishment in Chad and the Central African Republic, in consultation with the authorities of Chad and the Central African Republic, of a multidimensional presence; and decided that the multidimensional presence should include, for a period of one year, a United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT), in liaison with the United Nations country team.

At its sixty-second session, in 2007, the General Assembly authorized the Secretary-General to establish a special account for the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad for the purpose of accounting for the income received and expenditure incurred in respect of the Mission; decided to appropriate to the Special Account for MINURCAT the amount of $1,114,100 previously authorized by the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions for the establishment of the advance mission in Chad and the Central African Republic, for the period from 1 March to 30 June 2007; also decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $1,114,100 for the period from 1 March to 30 June 2007; further decided that, there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $10,100, representing the estimated staff assessment income approved for the advance mission for the period from 1 March to June 2007; decided to appropriate to the Special Account for MINURCAT for the amount of $182,444,000 for the establishment and maintenance of the Mission for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008, inclusive of the amount of $45,828,200 previously authorized by the Advisory Committee for the advance mission in Chad and the Central African Republic under the terms of section IV of General Assembly resolution 49/233 A; also decided that, there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $2,537,000, representing the estimated staff assessment income approved for the Mission for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008 (resolution 62/233 A).

At its resumed sixty-second session, in June 2008, the General Assembly decided to appropriate to the Special Account for the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad the amount of $315,083,400 for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009, inclusive of $301,124,200 for the maintenance of the Mission, $12,168,700 for the support account for peacekeeping operations and $1,790,500 for the United Nations Logistics Base; also decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $73,519,456 for the period from 1 July to 24 September 2008; there should be set off against the apportionment among Member States their respective share in the Tax Equalization Fund of $1,742,182; decided to apportion among Member States the amount of $241,563,944 for the period from 25 September 2008 to 30 June 2009 at a monthly rate of $26,256,950, 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 $5,724,318 (resolution 62/233 B).

DOCUMENTS:
a Reports of the Secretary-General:
  Budget for MINURCAT for the period from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010
Performance report on the budget of MINURCAT 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 164)
Reports of the Secretary-General:
  Budget for MINURCAT for the period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008 and expenditure report for the period from 1 March to 30 June 2007 (A/62/544)
Budget for MINURCAT for the period from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009 (A/62/804)
Reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/62/572 & A/62/781/Add.15)
  Summary records A/C.5/62/SR.22, 26, 48 & 51
Report of the Fifth Committee A/62/602 & Add.1
Plenary meetings A/62/PV.79 & 109
Resolutions 62/233 A & B