Ad Hoc and Special Committees (established on the recommendation of the Sixth Committee) Ad Hoc and Special Committees (established on the recommendation of the Sixth Committee)

Last update: February 19, 2018

Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization

(1975– )

Documents for the 2017 session

(21 February to 1 March 2017)

Video   Opening of the annual session (21 February 2017, 10:00am – 1:00pm).

Report of the Special Committee

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A/72/33 Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization (2017)

Draft report of the Special Committee

I. Introduction
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A/AC.182/2017/L.1 Introduction
II. Maintenance of international peace and security
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A/AC.182/2017/L.2 A. Introduction and implementation of sanctions imposed by the United Nations
A/AC.182/2017/L.3 B. Consideration of the revised proposal submitted by Libya with a view to strengthening the role of the United Nations in the maintenance of international peace and security
A/AC.182/2017/L.4 C. Consideration of the further revised working paper submitted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela entitled “Open-ended working group to study the proper implementation of the Charter of the United Nations with respect to the functional relationship of its organs”
A/AC.182/2017/L.5 D. Consideration of the revised working paper submitted by Belarus and the Russian Federation
A/AC.182/2017/L.6 E. Consideration of the working paper submitted by Cuba on the strengthening of the role of the Organization and enhancing its effectiveness: adoption of recommendations
A/AC.182/2017/L.7 F. Consideration of the working paper submitted by Ghana on strengthening of the relationship and cooperation between the United Nations and regional arrangements or agencies in the peaceful settlement of disputes
III. Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
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A/AC.182/2017/L.8 + Add.1 A. Proposal by the Russian Federation to recommend that the Secretariat be requested to establish a website on the peaceful settlement of disputes and update the Handbook on the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes between States

B. Proposal submitted on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement entitled “Pacific settlement of disputes and its impact on the maintenance of peace”
IV. Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs and Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council
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A/AC.182/2017/L.9 + Add.1 Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs and Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council
V. Working methods of the Special Committee and identification of new subjects
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A/AC.182/2017/L.10 A. Working methods of the Special Committee

B. Identification of new subjects

General statements made at the 2017 session

Information related to briefings

General documents

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A/AC.182/L.145 Provisional agenda
A/RES/71/146 General Assembly resolution
A/71/33 2016 report of the Special Committee

Maintenance of international peace and security

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A/53/33, para. 98 Revised proposal by Libya (1996)
A/66/33, annex Further revised working paper by Bolivarian Rep. of Venezuela (2011)
A/69/33, para. 37 Revised working paper by Belarus and the Russian Federation (2014)
A/67/33, annex Working paper submitted by Cuba (2012)
A/71/33, annex Working paper by Ghana (2016)

Peaceful settlement of disputes

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A/69/33, para. 52 Proposal by Russian Federation (2014)
A/70/33, annex I Proposal submitted on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (2015)
A/72/33, annex Revised proposal of the Non-Aligned Movement on the pacific settlement of disputes and its impact on the maintenance of peace

Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs and Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council

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A/71/202 Report of the Secretary-General on the Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs and Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council

Working methods and identification of new subjects

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A/61/33, para. 72 Revised working paper on Working Methods (2006)