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  FIFTY-SEVENTH SESSION: 2002

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4 June 2003
GA/AB/3570 BUDGET COMMITTEE APPROVES $2.17 BILLION FOR 2003/2004 PEACEKEEPING, AS IT CONCLUDES RESUMED SESSION
29 May 2003
GA/AB/3569 TEXT ON FINANCING LEBANON INTERIM FORCE INTRODUCED IN BUDGET COMMITTEE
22 May 2003
GA/AB/3568 IN FIFTH COMMITTEE, DELEGATES ADVOCATE PROVISION OF ADEQUATE RESOURCES FOR INSTRAW, FILLING OF VACANT DIRECTOR POST
20 May 2003
GA/AB/3567 IN FIFTH COMMITTEE, AFRICAN GROUP ADVOCATES ADEQUATE FUNDING FOR UN MISSIONS IN SIERRA LEONE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
19 May 2003
GA/AB/3566 UN MISSION IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO REQUIRES FLEXIBLE BUDGET, CONTROLLER TELLS FIFTH COMMITTEE
15 May 2003
GA/AB/3565 FULL, TIMELY PAYMENT OF MEMBER STATES’ DUES ESSENTIAL TO UNITED NATIONS’ FINANCIAL HEALTH, DELEGATES STRESS IN BUDGET COMMITTEE
13 May 2003
GA/AB/3564 BUDGET COMMITTEE CONTINUES DISCUSSION OF PEACEKEEPING FINANCE ISSUES, INCLUDING BRINDISI LOGISTICS BASE, CONTINGENT-OWNED EQUIPMENT
12 May 2003
GA/AB/3563 PEACEKEEPING SUPPORT ACCOUNT, ROLE OF OVERSIGHT SERVICES AMONG ISSUES TAKEN UP IN BUDGET COMMITTEE
8 May 2003
GA/AB/3562 BRIEFING FIFTH COMMITTEE ON UN FINANCIAL SITUATION, UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR MANAGEMENT SAYS 2002 WAS GOOD YEAR, BUT UNCERTAINTIES REMAIN
7 May 2003
GA/AB/3561 BUDGET COMMITTEE CONTINUES REVIEW OF PEACEKEEPING FINANCING, ADDRESSING NEED FOR TIMELY REIMBURSEMENT OF TROOP CONTRIBUTORS
5 May 2003
GA/AB/3560 COST OF 11 UN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS EXTIMATED AT $2.3 BILLION FOR 2003-2004, FIFTH COMMITTEE TOLD, AS RESUMED SESSION OPENS
28 March 2003
GA/AB/3559 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONCLUDES FIRST RESUMED SESSION, APPROVING EIGHT TEXTS INCLUDING DRAFT RESOLUTION ON HUMAN RESOURCES
11 March 2003
GA/AB/3558 FIFTH COMMITTEE WELCOMES NEW UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR MANAGEMENT; CONCLUDES CONSIDERATION OF JIU REPORTS
10 March 2003
GA/AB/3557 FIFTH COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFT RESOLUTION CONTAINING RECOMMENDATIONS ON UN CONFERENCES, MEETINGS SERVICING
6 March 2003
GA/AB/3556 CONCLUDING REVIEW OF JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION IN UN SECRETARIAT, BUDGET COMMITTEE HEARS U.S. STATEMENT SUPPORTING MOST RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE CURRENT SYSTEM
5 March 2003
GA/AB/3555 NEED FOR TRANSPARENCY, FAIRNESS, INDEPENDENCE IN UNITED NATIONS ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE HIGHLIGHTED IN FIFTH COMMITTEE
4 March 2003
GA/AB/3554 GROWING DISPARITY CITED BETWEEN RESOURCES AND INCREASING WORKLOAD IN UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE, AS FIFTH COMMITTEE CONTINUES RESUMED SESSION
3 March 2003
GA/AB/3553 NEED FOR INCENTIVES FOR TIMELY PAYMENT OF BUDGETARY CONTRIBUTIONS STRESSED, AS FIFTH COMMITTEE BEGINS FIRST RESUMED SESSSION
16 December 2002
GA/AB/3552 APPROVING SEVERAL DRAFT RESOLUTIONS, DECISIONS, FIFTH COMMITTEE COMPLETES ITS WORK FOR MAIN PART OF FIFTY-SEVENTH SESSION
13 December 2002
GA/AB/3551 FIFTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS THAT GENERAL ASSEMBLY IMPLEMENT CAPITAL MASTER PLAN TO REFURBISH HEADQUARTERS, AS IT APPROVES 22 TEXTS
12 December 2002
GA/AB/3550 FIFTH COMMITTEE DEFERS ACTION ON DRAFT TEXTS

GA/AB/3549 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONSIDERS PROGRAMME BUDGET IMPLICATIONS OF DRAFT TEXT ON FOLLOW-UP TO CONFERENCE ON FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT

11 December 2002
GA/AB/3548 FIFTH COMMITTEE DEFERS CONSIDERATION OF PROGRAMME BUDGET IMPLICATIONS OF TEXT ON FOLLOW-UP TO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT

GA/AB/3547 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONCLUDES CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED 2004-2005 BUDGET OUTLINE

10 December 2002
GA/AB/3546 DELEGATION OF JAPAN OFFERS COMMENTS ON 2004-2005 PROPOSED BUDGET OUTLINE

9 December 2002
GA/AB/3545 PROPOSED UN BUDGET FOR 2004-2005 TO REACH $2.9 BILLION, ACCORDING TO OUTLINE PRESENTED IN FIFTH COMMITTEE

6 December 2002
GA/AB/3544 SIERRA LEONE MISSION FINANCING, FIRST 2002-2003 PERFORMANCE REPORT AMONG ISSUES ADDRESSED IN BUDGET COMMITTEE

2 December 2002
GA/AB/3543 DEMANDS FROM NEW MANDATES, UNFORESEEN EXPENDITURES, COSTING VARIATIONS CONFRONT MEMBER STATES WITH STEEP INCREASES, COMMITTEE IS TOLD

27 November 2002
GA/AB/3542 FIFTH COMMITTEE ADOPTS 15 DRAFT TEXTS, FOCUSING ON ENHANCED PROCUREMENT PRACTICES, NEW FINANCIAL REGULATIONS

21 November 2002
GA/AB/3541 DELEGATES REAFFIRM THEIR SUPPORT FOR ENHANCED FUNCTIONING OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNALS

18 November 2002
GA/AB/3540 DELEGATES DISCUSS OVEREXPENDITURES, HIGH VACANCY RATES IN RWANDA TRIBUNAL

12 November 2002
GA/AB/3539 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONSIDERS POST STRUCTURE OF SECRETARIAT

11 November 2002
GA/AB/3538 DELEGATES DISCUSS PROPOSED CREATION OF ‘SENIOR MANAGEMENT SERVICE’ TO HELP BUILD UN LEADERSHIP CAPACITY

8 November 2002
GA/AB/3537 DELEGATES CONSIDER SALARY-SCALE ADJUSTMENTS, UN PENSION FUND INVESTMENTS, FOLLOW-UP TO OVERSIGHT OFFICE RECOMMENDATIONS

6 November 2002
GA/AB/3536 CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION’S PROPOSED REFORMS INNOVATIVE, FORWARD LOOKING SAYS DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL TO FIFTH COMMITTEE

GA/AB/3535 ELIMINATION OF WASTE, ENHANCEMENT OF PRODUCTIVITY COULD SAVE UNITED NATIONS $56 MILLION, SAYS OFFICE OF INTERNAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES

5 November 2002
GA/AB/3534 SEVERAL DELEGATIONS ARGUE THAT AGE OF SEPARATION BE FIXED AT 62 YEARS FOR ALL STAFF MEMBERS

4 November 2002
GA/AB/3533 FIFTH COMMITTEE QUESTIONS ADDITIONAL RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS OF $620,000 FOR SECRETARIAT’S TERRORISM PREVENTION BRANCH

1 November 2002
GA/AB/3532 FIFTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS APPOINTMENTS TO FILL VACANCIES IN SUBSIDIARY ORGANS

29 October 2002
GA/AB/3531 DELEGATES EMPHASIZE NEED FOR MORE EQUITABLE GEOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATION IN SECRETARIAT PERSONNEL

28 October 2002
GA/AB/3530 WOMEN STILL UNDER-REPRESENTED IN UPPER ECHELONS OF UNITED NATIONS, SAYS OFFICE OF INTERNAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES REPORT

25 October 2002
GA/AB/3529 SWIFT ACTION ON HEADQUARTERS CAPITAL MASTER PLAN CALLED FOR BY FIFTH COMMITTEE DELEGATES

24 October 2002
GA/AB/3528 FIFTH COMMITTEE APPROVES 11 TEXTS CONCERNING WORK OF UNITED NATIONS OVERSIGHT BODIES

23 October 2002
GA/AB/3527 KENYA, CANADA HIGHLIGHT SHORTCOMINGS IN UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE SERVICES, FACILITIES

22 October 2002
GA/AB/3526 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONCLUDES CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS ON 2002-2003 BUDGET, REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE, FINANCIAL FUNCTIONING OF UNITED NATIONS

21 October 2002
GA/AB/3525 FINANCIAL STABILITY OF UN ‘UNDER PRESSURE’ SAYS UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR MANAGEMENT AS FIFTH COMMITTEE CONSIDERS 2002-2003 BUDGET

18 October 2002
GA/AB/3524 GOVERNANCE, ACCOUNTABILITY CITED AS KEY ISSUES, AS FIFTH COMMITTEE CONCLUDES DISCUSSION OF AUDITORS’ REPORTS

17 October 2002
GA/AB/3523 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONTINUES EXAMINATION OF BOARD OF AUDITORS REPORTS

16 October 2002
GA/AB/3522 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONSIDERS BOARD OF AUDITORS' REPORTS

15 October 2002
GA/AB/3521 SCALE OF ASSESSMENTS SHOULD MORE FAITHFULLY REFLECT MEMBER STATES’ CAPACITY TO PAY, SAY SPEAKERS IN FIFTH COMMITTEE

14 October 2002
GA/AB/3520 FIFTH COMMITTEE ADDRESSES APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 19 OF CHARTER, TIMELY PAYMENT OF ASSESSED CONTRIBUTIONS, FUTURE SCALES OF ASSESSMENT

3 October 2002
GA/AB/3519 SPEAKERS IN FIFTH COMMITTEE URGE GREATER COORDINATION BETWEEN JOINT INSPECTION UNIT, PARTICIPATING ORGANS IN FOLLOW-UP TO IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS

2 October 2002
GA/AB/3518 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONSIDERS STRENGTHENING OF MONITORING MECHANISMS IN UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM

1 October 2002
GA/AB/3517 FIFTH COMMITTEE CONTINUES CONSIDERATION OF OFFICE OF INTERNAL OVERSIGHT REPORTS

30 September 2002
GA/AB/3516 FIFTH COMMITTEE STUDIES REPORTS OF OFFICE OF INTERAL OVERSIGHT SERVICES

25 September 2002
GA/AB/3514 FIFTH COMMITTEE ELECTS OFFICERS, APPROVES PROGRAMME OF WORK

GA/AB/3515 FIFTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS THAT GENERAL ASSEMBLY ALLOW EIGHT STATES TO RETAIN VOTING RIGHTS DESPITE BUDGET ARREARS

11 September 2002
BIO/3452-GA/AB/3513 MURARI RAJ SHARMA OF NEPAL CHAIRMAN OF FIFTH COMMITTEE

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