Subsidiary Organs of the General Assembly

Working Groups

  • High-level Open-ended Working Group on the Financial Situation of the United Nations [established by GA Resolution 49/143]
  • Working Group on the Finance of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) [established by GA Resolution 2656 (XXV)]

Open-ended Ad hoc Working Groups

  • Open-ended Ad Hoc Working Group of the General Assembly on the Integrated and Coordinated Implementation of and Follow-up to the Major United Nations Conferences and Summits in the Economic and Social Fields [established by GA Resolution 57/270]
    Note: The Ad Hoc Working Group was last active during the 57th session of the General Assembly in 2003.
  • Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group on Marine Biological Diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction [established by GA Resolution 59/24]
  • Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group of the General Assembly to follow up on the issues contained in the Outcome of the Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development [established by GA Resolution 63/305]
  • Open-ended Working Group towards an Arms Trade Treaty: establishing common international standards for the import, export and transfer of conventional arms [established by GA Resolution 63/240]

Open-ended Working Groups

  • Open-ended Working Group on the Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa [established by GA Resolution 54/234]
    Note: The Working Group was last active during the 55th session of the General Assembly in 2001.
  • Open-ended Working Group on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters Related to the Security Council
    [established by GA Resolution 48/26]
  • Open-ended Working Group to consider the objectives and agenda, including the possible establishment of the preparatory committee, for the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament [established by GA Resolution 57/61]

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