Administrative and Budgetary Committee (Fifth Committee)

Programme of Work & Status of Documentation of the 70th Session

Second Resumed Session (May 2016)

First Resumed Session (March 2016)

Main Session (October - December 2015)

About the Programme of Work

The programme of work is decided by the Bureau of the Committee. Once approved by the Bureau it is distributed in hard copy to the Committee and published on the Fifth Committee website. The Programme links to the documents that are under consideration. Document symbols are added as soon as they become available. The Programme of Work is regularly approved and updated by the Bureau to reflect progress in the discussions. Please check this page regularly for the latest updates.

About the Status of Preparedness of Documentation

Before the session begins, the status of the preparedness of documentation in front of the Committee is issued as an L. document. This document outlines what documents have been submitted and when they are due for issuance.

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About the Statements of delegations and UN officials

Compendium of electronic copies of statements held by delegations, advisory bodies and UN officials during formal meetings of the Fifth Committee. All statements are categorized by agenda item and session and are uploaded shortly after each formal meeting.

About Webcast

In accordance with resolution 66/246 of 24 December 2011, in which with the General Assembly decided to approve live webcasting, and subsequent web storage, of all formal meetings of its six Main Committees, the above link provides access to on-demand recordings of formal meetings of the Fifth Committee (starting from the first resumed part of the 66th session) as well as to live webcast of meetings while they are taking place.


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