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 2, 2021

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

(1975– )

Documents for the 2020 session

(18 to 26 February 2020)

Report of the Special Committee

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A/75/33 Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization (2020)

Draft report of the Special Committee

I. Introduction
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A/AC.182/2020/L.1 Introduction
II. Maintenance of international peace and security
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A/AC.182/2020/L.2 A. Implementation of the provisions of the Charter relating to assistance to third States affected by the application of sanctions
A/AC.182/2020/L.3 B. Introduction and implementation of sanctions imposed by the United Nations
A/AC.182/2020/L.4 C. 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.182/2020/L.5 D. Consideration of the revised working paper submitted by Belarus and the Russian Federation
A/AC.182/2020/L.6 E. Consideration of the revised working paper submitted by Cuba entitled “Strengthening of the role of the Organization and enhancing its effectiveness — adoption of recommendations”
A/AC.182/2020/L.7 F. Consideration of the further revised working paper submitted by Ghana on strengthening the relationship and cooperation between the United Nations and regional organizations or arrangements in the peaceful settlement of disputes
III. Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
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A/AC.182/2020/L.8 A. Means for the settlement of disputes — Exchange of information on State practices regarding the use of conciliation
A/AC.182/2020/L.9 B. Consideration of the proposal by the Russian Federation to update the Handbook on the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes and establish a website related thereto
IV. Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs and Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council
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A/AC.182/2020/L.10 + 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.182/2020/L.11 A. Working methods of the Special Committee

B. Identification of new subjects

General statements made at the 2020 session, held on 18 February 2020

Statements made in the Working Group of the Whole, in the context of the annual thematic debate on the means for the settlement of disputes, entitled “Exchange of information on State practices regarding the use of conciliation”, held on 20 February 2020

General documents

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A/AC.182/L.152 Provisional agenda
A/RES/74/190 General Assembly resolution 74/190
A/74/33 2019 report of the Special Committee

Maintenance of international peace and security

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A/74/152 Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations related to assistance to third States affected by the application of sanctions
A/RES/64/115 General Assembly resolution 64/115, annex (Introduction and implementation of sanctions imposed by the United Nations)
A/53/33, para. 98 Revised proposal by Libya (1996)
A/69/33, para. 37 Revised working paper by Belarus and the Russian Federation (2014)
A/74/33, annex Revised working paper by Cuba (2019)
A/74/33, annex Further revised working paper by Ghana (2019)

Peaceful settlement of disputes

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A/RES/74/190 General Assembly resolution 74/190, para.6
A/69/33, para. 52 Proposal by Russian Federation (2014)

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

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A/74/194 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/AC.182/L.153 Proposal by the Islamic Republic of Iran (2020)
A/AC.182/L.154 Working paper by Mexico (2020)
A/AC.182/L.155 Working paper by the Syrian Arab Republic (2020)
A/61/33, para. 72 Revised working paper on Working Methods (2006)

Statements delivered in the Working Group (posted upon the request of the delegation in question)