About the General Assembly
Functions and powers
Decisions on important questions, such as those on peace and security, admission of new members and budgetary matters, require a two-thirds majority. Decisions on other questions are by simple majority.
Read more about the functions and powers of the General Assembly
The Delegates Handbook, revised and issued each year at the beginning of the new session of the General Assembly, is applicable throughout the session.
The Protocol and Liaison Service website provides information and forms for registration, accreditation and pass issuance or renewal for Member States.