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Question Of Equitable Representation On And Increase In The Membership Of The Security Council And Other Matters Related To The Security Council, UN General Assembly Decision A/Dec/62/557, 15 September 2008

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This chapter discusses the UN General Assembly Decision A/Dec/62/557 of 15 September 2008. The General Assembly, took note of the seven principles presented by the President of the General Assembly to serve as guiding principles for the advancement of the Security Council reform. The chapter lists these principles. it decided thta building on the progress achieved so far, in particular during its sixty-first and sixty-second sessions to continue immediately to address within the Open-ended Working Group the framework and modalities in order to prepare and facilitate intergovernmental negotiations on the question of equitable representation and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Council. it also decided that the Working Group should submit a report to the General Assembly before the end of its sixty-third session, including any agreed recommendations.

Keywords: equitable representation; membership; Security Council reform; UN General Assembly Decision



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