Background resources

Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly

Financial Rules & Regulations of the United Nations

Operational rates of exchange, United Nations Treasury
Operational rates of exchange intended only for the internal record-keeping of the United Nations. Generally, the rates are updated monthly, based on market conditions. Adjustments are also made following official government devaluations or revaluations.

Briefing on Methodology the Scale of Assessment 2007-2009
A PowerPoint Presentation (.pps) prepared by the Secretariat in advance of the negotiations on the Scale of Assessment in the 61st Session. It provides an overview of the methods and data that are used to come up with proposals for the scale.

Debt to Member States
Debt to Member States consists of amounts owed for troops and formed police units and contingent owned equipment (COE).  Information on contributors of military and civilian police personnel and on the COE system is available on the UN DPKO website.