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A/AC.1/ to A/AC.6/

Symbols not used

A/AC.7/

Headquarters Advisory Committee (1947-1947)

  • Continued by: A/AC.22/ (1948-1952).

A/AC.8/

Symbol not used

A/AC.9/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Transmission of Information under Article 73e of the Charter (1947-1947)

See also: A/AC.17/, A/AC.28/ and A/AC.35/

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.10/

Committee on the Progressive Development of International Law and Its Codification (1947-1947)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.11/

Committee on Procedure for the Admission of New Members (1947-1947)

  • Some documents restricted
  • See also S/AC.7/

A/AC.12/

Committee on Procedures and Organization (1947-1947)

A/AC.13/

UN Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) (1947-1947)

  • Report: A/364 + Add.1-4; Add.4 contains an index to the report and annexes found in A/364 + Add.1-3
  • Meeting records, some issued as verbatim, most issued as summary records: A/AC.13/SR.1-40 (meetings 41-52 were held in Geneva, we are checking if we have the files)
  • Subcommittees 1-4: 
    • A/AC.13/SC.1 (1947-1947)
    • A/AC.13/SC.2 (1947-1947)
    • A/AC.13/SC.3 (1947-1947)
    • A/AC.13/SC.4 (1947-1947)

A/AC.14/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Palestinian Question (1947-1947)

Meeting records and select documents issued in GAOR, 2nd session

  • Summary records of meetings, 25 September - 25 November 1947, meetings 1-34
  • Documents and annexes table of contents lists whether document was reproduced in GAOR or not
  • Working documents issued with symbol: A/AC.14/--

 

A/AC.15/

Ad Hoc Committee on Headquarters (1947-1947)

A/AC.16/

Special Committee on the Balkans (1947-1951)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Subcommittees:
    • Subcommittee 1: A/AC.16/SC.1/ (1948-1951), some documents restricted
    • Subcommittee 2: A/AC.16/SC.2/ (1948-1951), restricted distribution
    • Subcommittee 3: A/AC.16/SC.3/ (1947-1948), restricted distribution
    • Advisory Committee 4: A/AC.16/SC.4/ (1948-1948), restricted distribution
    • Geneva Drafting Committee: A/AC.16/SC.5/ (1948-1948), restricted distribution
    • Salonica Ad Hoc Committee: A/AC.16/SC.6/ (1948-1948), restricted distribution
    • Drafting Committee: A/AC.16/SC.7/ (1949-1949), restricted distribution
    • Subsidiary Committee: A/AC.16/SC.8/ (1950-1950), restricted distribution

A/AC.17/

Special Committee on Information Transmitted under Article 73e of the Charter (1948-1948)

See also: A/AC.9/, A/AC.28/ and A/AC.35/

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.18/

Interim Committee of the General Assembly (1948-)

  • Established by resolution A/RES/111(II) of 13 November 1947
  • Subcommittees:
    • Subcommittee on Rules of Procedure: A/AC.18/SC.1 (1948-1949), some documents restricted
    • Subcommittee 2: A/AC.18/SC.2/ (1947-1948), some documents restricted
    • Subcommittee 3: A/AC.18/SC.3/ (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Subcommittee 4: A/AC.18/SC.4/ (1948-1948)
    • Subcommittee 5: A/AC.18/SC.5/ (1949-1949), some documents restricted
    • Subcommittee 6: A/AC.18./SC.6/ (1949-1949)
    • Subcommittee 7: A/AC.18/SC.7/ (1949-1949)
    • Subcommittee 8: A/AC.18/SC.8/ (1950-1950)
    • Subcommittee on International Cooperation on the Political Field: A/AC.18/SC.9/ (1950-1950)

A/AC.19/

Temporary Commission on Korea (1948)

Established by resolution A/RES/112(II) A

  • Drafting Committee: A/AC.19/DC/ (1948-1948), restricted distribution
  • Subcommittees:
    • Subcommittee 1: A/AC.19/SC.1/ (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Subcommittee 2: A/AC.19/SC.2/ (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Subcommittee 3: A/AC.19/SC.3/ (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Main Committee: A/AC.19/SC.4/ (1948-1948), restricted distribution
    • Observation Group 1: A/AC.19/SC.5 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 2: A/AC.19/SC.6 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 3: A/AC.19/SC.7 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 4: A/AC.19/SC.8 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 5: A/AC.19/SC.9 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 6: A/AC.19/SC.10 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 7: A/AC.19/SC.11 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 8: A/AC.19/SC.12 (1948-1948), some documents restricted
    • Observation Group 9: A/AC.19/SC.13 (1948-1948), some documents restricted

A/AC.20/

Symbol not used

A/AC.21/

Palestine Commission (1948-1949)

A/AC.22/

Headquarters Advisory Committee (1948-1952)

  • Continues A/AC.7/ (1947)

A/AC.23/

Symbol not used.

A/AC.24/ & A/AC.31/ & A/AC.38/ & A/AC.53/ & A/AC.61/ & A/AC.72/ & A/AC.76/ & A/AC.80/ & A/SPC/

Ad Hoc Political Committee, subsequently the Special Political Committee. Merged with Fourth Committee in 48th session (1993).

Meeting records part of GAOR for 3rd and 4th session

  • General Assembly 3rd session, 1st part: meetings 1-28
  • General Assembly 3rd session, 2nd part: meetings 29-54
  • General Assembly 4th session: meetings 1-57

Working documents and some meeting records issued with various symbols

  • 3rd session of the General Assembly: A/AC.24/--
  • 4th session of the General Assembly: A/AC.31/--
  • 5th session of the General Assembly: A/AC.38/--
  • 6th session of the General Assembly: A/AC.53/--
  • 7th session of the General Assembly: A/AC.61/--
  • 8th session of the General Assembly: A/AC.72/--
  • 9th session of the General Assembly: A/AC.76/--
  • 10th session of the General Assembly: A/AC.80/--
  • 11th - 47th sessions of the General Assembly: A/SPC/--
  Horizon records ODS files
A/AC.24/SR.1-54 (complete in UNDL) : 3rd session of GA   complete
A/AC.31/SR. 1-61 (1 record in UNDL): 4th session   46, 55
A/AC.38/SR. 1-82 (19 records in UNDL): 5th session   33,36, 61,62,64,66,68-81
A/AC.53/SR. 1-58 (58 records in UNDL): 6th session   complete
A/AC.61/SR. 1-50 (52 records in UNDL): 7th session   complete
A/AC.72/SR.1-43 (43 records in UNDL): 8th session   complete
A/AC.76/SR.1-55 (55 records in UNDL): 9th session   complete
A/AC.80/SR.1-34 (35 records in UNDL): 10th session   complete
A/SPC/SR.1-41 : 11th session   complete
A/SPC/SR.42-63 : 12th session   complete

Add. A/AC.87/? No documents found in the UNDL

A/AC.25/

The United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine (1949) was established by the resolution A/RES/194 (III) of 11 December 1948.

Search results from the UN Digital Library for reports of the UN Conciliation Commission for Palestine.

More information is available from the UN Information System for the Question of Palestine (UNISPAL).

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.26/

Commission on Korea (1949-1950)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Subcommittees:
    • Subcommittee 1: A/AC.26/SC.1/ (1949-1949), restricted distribution
    • Subcommittee 2: A/AC.26/SC.2/ (1949-1949), restricted distribution
    • Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole on the Question of Observer Teams: A/AC.26/SC.3/ (1949-1949), restricted distribution
    • Subcommittee 3: A/AC.26/SC.4 (1949-1949), restricted distribution
    • Working Committee: A/AC.26/SC.5/ (1949-1949), restricted distribution

A/AC.27/

Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Relief to Palestine Refugees (1949-1949)

  • No documents published

A/AC.28/

Special Committee on Information Transmitted under Article 73e of the Charter (1949-1949)

  • See also A/AC.9/, A/AC.17/ and A/AC.35/

A/AC.29/

Special Committee on a United Nations Guard (1949-1949)

  • No documents published

A/AC.30/

Special Committee on Methods and Procedures of the General Assembly (1949-1949)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.31/

See A/AC.24/

Subcommittee I:

  • Ad Hoc Political Committee: A/AC.31/SC.1/ (1949-1949)

A/AC.32/

UN Commissioner in Libya (1950-1952)

  • Restricted distribution
  • Subcommittees and Affiliated Committees:
    • Coordination Committee: A/AC.32/CC/ (1951-1951), restricted distribution
    • Coordination Committee. Establishment Committee: A/AC.32/CC/C1/ (1951-1951), restricted distribution
    • Finance Subcommittee: A/AC.32/CC/C.1/SC.1 (1951-1951), restricted distribution
    • Legal Subcommittee: A/AC.32/CC/C.1/SC.2 (1951-1951), restricted distribution
    • UN Council for Libya: A/AC.32/COUNCIL/ (1950-1952), restricted distribution
    • Meeting of Experts on Libyan Monetary, Financial and Development Problems (1951-1951), restricted distribution
    • Technical Assistance Mission to Libya: A/AC.32/TA (1951-1952), restricted distribution
    • UN Tribunal in Libya: A/AC.32/TRIB/ (1951-1952), some documents restricted, continues: A/AC.51/ (1951)

A/AC.33/

Advisory Council for the Trust Territory of Somaliland under Italian Administration (1950-1980)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.34/

UN Commission for Eritrea (1950-1950)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Subcommission I: A/AC.34/SC.1/ (1950-1950), restricted distribution

A/AC.35/

Committee on Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories (1950-1963)

  • Some documents restricted
  • See also A/AC.9/, A/AC.17/ and A/AC.28/
  • Subcommittees:
    • Standard Form Subcommittee: A/AC.35/SC.1/ (1950-1952)
    • Subcommittee on Economic Conditions: A/AC.35/SC.2/ (1951-1951)
    • Subcommittee on Factors Indicative of Degree of Self-Government: A/AC.35/SC.3/ (1951-1951)
    • Subcommittee on Education: A/AC.35/SC.4/ (1953-1953)
    • Subcommittee on Social Conditions: A/AC.35/SC.5/ (1952-1955)
    • Subcommittee on Economic Conditions: A/AC.35/SC.6/ (1954-1954)
    • Subcommittee on Education: A/AC.35/SC.7/ (1956-1956)
    • Subcommittee on Economic Conditions: A/AC.35/SC.8/ (1957-1957)
    • Subcommittee on Social Conditions: A/AC.35/SC.9/ (1958-1958)
    • Subcommittee on Educational Conditions: A/AC.35/SC.10/ (1959-1959)
    • Subcommittee for Examination of the Report on Progress in Non-Self-Governing Territories: A/AC.35/SC.11/ (1960-1960)
    • Subcommittee on Social Advancement: A/AC.35/SC.12/ (1961-1961)

A/AC.36/

UN High Commissioner's Advisory Committee on Refugees (1951-1954)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.37/

UNRWA (1950- )

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.38/

See A/AC.24/

  • Subcommittees 1-2:
    • A/AC.38/SC.1 (1950-1950), some documents restricted
    • A/AC.38/SC.2 (1950-1950), restricted distribution

 

A/AC.39/

UN Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (1950- )

  • Some documents restricted
  • Committees:
    • Committee I: A/AC.39/C.1/ (1950-1950)
    • Committee of UNCURK: A/AC.39/C/ (1950-1950), restricted distribution
    • Interim Committee: A/AC.39/PC/ (1950-1950), restricted distribution

A/AC.40/

Symbol not used

A/AC.41/

Negotiating Committee on Contributions to Programmes of Relief and Rehabilitation in Korea and Relief and Reintegration of Palestine Refugees (1950-1951)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.42/

Committee on the Draft Convention on Freedom of Information (1951-1951)

A/AC.43/

Collective Measures Committee (1951-1958)

  • See also A/AC.52/

A/AC.44/

Commissioner in Eritrea (1951-1952)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Subcommittee I: A/AC.44/SC.1/ (1951-1952), restricted distribution

A/AC.45/

Standing Committee on the Repatriation of Greek Children (1952-1952)

  • No documents published

A/AC.46/

Ad Hoc Commission on Prisoners of War (1951-1957)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Some documents issued under POW/

A/AC.47/

UN Korean Reconstruction Agency (1951-1958)

  • Advisory Committee: A/AC.47/AD/ (1951-1952), restricted distribution

A/AC.48/

Committee on International Criminal Jurisdiction (1951-1951)

A/AC.49/

Ad Hoc Committee on South West Africa (1951-1953)

A/AC.50/

Committee of Twelve Established by General Assembly Resolution 496 (V) (1951-1951)

  • Was established to "consider [...] ways and means whereby the work of the Atomic Energy Commission and the Commission for Conventional Armaments may be co-ordinated and on the advisability of their functions being merged and placed under a new and consolidated disarmament commission." (A/RES/496 (V) of 13 December 1950)

A/AC.51/

UN Tribunal in Libya (1951-1951)

  • Restricted distribution
  • Continued by A/AC.32/TRIB/ (1951-1955)

A/AC.52/

Additional Measure Committee (1951-1951)

  • See also A/AC.43/

A/AC.53/

See A/AC.24/

A/AC.54/

Negotiating Committee for Extra-Budgetary Funds (1952-1952)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.55/

Commission to Investigate Conditions for Free Elections in Germany (1952-1952)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.56/

Good Offices Commission for the Question of the Treatment of People of Indian Origin in the Union of South Africa (1952-1954)

  • No documents published

A/AC.57/

Trusteeship Council. Standing Committee on Administrative Unions (1952-1952)

A/AC.58/

Ad Hoc Committee on Factors (Non-Self-Governing Territories) (1952-1952)

  • Symbol changed in 1953 to A/AC.67/

A/AC.59/

UN Tribunal in Eritrea (1952-1955)

A/AC.60/

Special Committee for the Consideration of the Methods and Procedures of the General Assembly for Dealing with Legal and Drafting Questions (1952-1952)

A/AC.61/

See A/AC.24/

A/AC.62/

Negotiating Committee for Extra-Budgetary Funds (1952-1962)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.63

Special Committee on Programme of Conferences (1952-1952)

A/AC.64/

General Assembly. Special Committee on Admission of New Members (1953-1953)

A/AC.65/

Committee on International Criminal Jurisdiction (1953-1953)

A/AC.66/

Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression (1953-1953)

  • Established by General Assembly resolution 688 (VII)

A/AC.67/

Ad Hoc Committee on Factors (Non-Self-Governing Territories) (1953-1953)

  • Previous symbol A/AC.58/ (1952)

A/AC.68/

Committee on Special Administrative Questions (1953-1953)

A/AC.69/

Special Committee on Measures to Limit the Duration of Regular Sessions of the General Assembly (1953-1953)

A/AC.70/

Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa (1953-1955)

A/AC.71/

Commission on Investigation of Charges of Use by United Nations Force in Korea of Bacteriological Warfare (1953-1953)

  • No documents published

A/AC.72/

See A/AC.24/

A/AC.73/

Committee on South West Africa (1954-1961)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.74/

General Assembly. Subcommittee on the Questionnaire relating to Trust Territories (1954-1954)

A/AC.75/

General Assembly. Committee of Good Offices on Admission of New Members (1953-1959)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.76/

See A/AC.24/

A/AC.77/

Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression (1956-1956)

  • Established by General Assembly resolution 895 (IX)

A/AC.78/

Special Committee on Review of Administrative Tribunal Judgements (1955-1955)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.79/

UN Refugee Fund. Executive Committee (1955-1958)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Working Party on Future International Assistance to Refugees: A/AC.79/WP.1/ (1958-1958), restricted distribution

A/AC.80/

See A/AC.24/

A/AC.81/

Committee on Arrangements for a Conference for the Purpose of Reviewing the Charter (1956- )

  • Subcommittee I: A/AC.81/SC.1/ (1963-1963)

A/AC.82/

The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) was established by A/RES/913 (X) of 3 Dec. 1955. Its mandate is to assess and report on the levels of and the effects of exposure to ionizing radiation.

The Committee issues major scientific publications in its area of work.

Sessional reports

  • Supplement 46 to the General Assembly Official Records (GAOR)
  • A/session/46
  • Search results from the UN Digital Library for the reports of UNSCEAR
  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.83/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Question of the Establishment of a Special United Nations Fund for Economic Development (1956-1957)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.84/

Committee of Experts to Review the United Nations Salary, Allowance and Benefits System (1956-1956)

A/AC.85/

Advisory Committee on a United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea (1956-1956)

  • No documents published

A/AC.86/

Committee on Applications for Review of Administrative Tribunal Judgements (1955- )

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.87/

See A/AC.24/

A/AC.88/

Special Committee on the Problem of Hungary (1957-1958)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.89/

Committee on the Financing of UNEF (1957- )

  • Appointed under General Assembly resolution 1089 (XI)
  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.90/

General Assembly (12th session, 1957). Pledging Conference for Extra-Budgetary Funds (1957-1957)

A/AC.91/

Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression (1959-1967)

  • Established by General Assembly resolution 1181 (XII)

A/AC.92/

Committee on the Control and Limitation of Documentation (1958-1958)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.93/

Preparatory Committee for the Special Fund (1958-1958)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.94/

Expert Committee on United Nations Public Information (1958-1958)

  • Title also given as Committee of Experts on Public Information Activities
  • Some documents restricted.

A/AC.95/

General Assembly (13th sess., 1958). Pledging Conference for Extra-Budgetary Funds (1958-1958)

A/AC.96/

The United Nations Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) resolution 672 (XXV) of 30 April 1958 pursuant to a request by the General Assembly in resolution A/RES/1166 (XII) of 26 November 1957.

It replaced the Executive Committee of the United Nations Refugee Fund (1954-1959).

Although established by ECOSOC, the Executive Committee functions as a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly.

Pattern of documentation:

  • Working documents of the Executive Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.96/-
  • Press releases pertaining to the Executive Committee are issued under series symbol REF/-
  • Sessional report
  • Subcommittees:
    • Subcommittee on Administrative and Financial Matters: A/AC.96/>EC/SC.2 (1981- ) 
    • Subcommittee of the Whole on International Protection: A/AC.96/>EC/SCP (1986-), some documents restricted
    • Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Auditing Questions: A/AC.96/SUB.1/ (1965-1966), restricted distribution

A/AC.97/

Commission on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources (1959- )

A/AC.98/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (1959-1960)

  • Technical Committee: A/AC.98/C.1/ (1959-1960), some documents restricted
  • Legal Committee: A/AC.98/C.2/ (1959-1960), some documents restricted
  • Legal Subcommittee: A/AC.98/LEG/ (1959-1959)

A/AC.99/

General Assembly (14th sess., 1959). Pledging Conference for Extra-Budgetary Funds (1959-1959)

A/AC.100/

Special Committee of Six on the Transmission of Information under Article 73e of the Charter (1960-1960)

A/AC.101/

General Assembly (15th sess., 1960-1961). Pledging Conference for Extra-Budgetary Funds (1960-1960)

A/AC.102/

Committee on a United Nations Capital Development Fund (1961-1966)

A/AC.103/

General Assembly. Subcommittee on the Situation in Angola (1961-1961)

A/AC.104/

Working Group to Examine the Administrative and Budgetary Procedures of the United Nations (1961-1962) 

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.105/

The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was established by A/RES/1472 (XIV) of 12 December 1959.

Working documents of the Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.105/-.

  • Some documents were issued under symbol PUOS/.

Press releases pertaining to the work of the Committee are issued under series symbol OS/-.

Sessional reports

Subcommittees and Working Groups:

  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: A/AC.105/C.1/ (1962- ), some documents restricted
  • A/AC.105/C.1/WG.1/to A/AC.105/C.1/WG.3/ - no information available
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Working Group on Remote Sensing of the Earth by Satellites: A/AC.105/C.1/WG.4/ (1972- )
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: A/AC.105/C.1/WG.5/ (1984- ), continues A/AC.105/C.1/WG.V/ (1979-1980), limited distribution
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, Working Group of the Whole to Evaluate the Implementation of the Recommendations of UNISPACE 82: A/AC.105/C.1/WG.6/ (1987- )
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: A/AC.105/C.1/WG.V/ (1979-1980), continued by: A/AC.105/C.1/WG.5/, limited distribution
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Legal Subcommittee: A/AC.105/C.2/ (1962- ), some documents restricted
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Legal Subcommittee, Working Group on Agenda Item 4 (Matters relating to Geostationary Orbit): A/AC. 105/C.2/WG/DEF-GSO/ (1988- )
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Legal Subcommittee (30th sess. : 1991 : New York), Working Group on Agenda Item 5 (Legal Aspects of the Principle That Outer Space Should Be for the Benefit of AI! States): A/AC. 105/C.2/WG/OSB/  (1991- )
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Legal Subcommittee, Working Group on Agenda Item 3 (Legal Implications of Remote Sensing of the Earth from Space): A/AC. 105/C.2/ > WG/RS/ (1981- )
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. Working Group of the Whole: A/AC.105/WG.1/ (1966- )
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Working Group on Navigation Services Satellites: A/AC.105/WG.2/ (1967- )
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Working Group on Direct Broadcast Satellites: A/AC.105/WG.3/ (1969- ), some documents restricted

A/AC.106/

General Assembly (16th sess. : 1961-1962). Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole Assembly for the Announcement of Pledges of Contributions to Programmes for Refugees (1961-1961)

A/AC.107/

Commission of Investigation into the Conditions and Circumstances resulting in the Tragic Death of Mr. Dag Hammarskjöld and of Members of the Party Accompanying Him (1961-1962)

  •  Restricted distribution

A/AC.108/

Special Committee on Territories under Portuguese Administration (1962-1962)

  •  Some documents restricted

A/AC.109/

The Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples is a subsidiary of the General Assembly composed of 29 members.

A/AC.110/

UN Special Committee for South West Africa (1962-1962)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.111/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Improvement of Methods of Work of the General Assembly (1962-1962)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.112/

General Assembly (17th sess. : 1962). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1962-1962)

A/AC.113/

Working Group on the Examination of the Administrative and Budgetary Procedures of the United Nations (1963-1964) 

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.114/

Preparatory Committee on the International Cooperation Year (1963-1965)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.115/

Special Committee against Apartheid (1963-1994)

  • Previous titles: Special Committee on the Policies of Apartheid of the Government of the Republic of South Africa (1963-1970); Special Committee on Apartheid (1971-1975)
  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.116/

General Assembly (18th sess. : 1963). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1963-1963.)

A/AC.117/

Special Committee on Technical Assistance to Promote the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law (1963-1965)

A/AC.118/

Committee for the International Cooperation Year (1963-1966)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.119/

Special Committee on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Cooperation among States (1964-1965)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.120/

General Assembly (19th sess. : 1964-1965). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East and to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1965-1965)

A/AC.121/

  • The Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations does not have a website at this time
  • Also know as the Committee of 34 or C-34
  • Established by General Assembly resolution 2006 (XIX) of 18 February 1965
  • Mandated to conduct a comprehensive review of all issues relating to peacekeeping
  • Document series symbol for working documents
  • Sessional reports 
    • Supplement 19 to the General Assembly Official Records (GAOR)
    • A/session/19
    • example: A/75/19
  • Press release series symbol (from 1966)
    • GA/PK/-
    • example: GA/PK/211
    • for 1965 (1st to 18th meeting): GA/- (between GA/3007 and GA/3040)

A/AC.122/

General Assembly (20th sess. : 1965). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1965-1965)

A/AC.123/

Advisory Committee on Technical Assistance to Promote the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law (1965- )

A/AC.124/

Ad Hoc Committee of Experts to Examine the Finances of the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies (1966-1966)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Drafting Committee: A/AC.124/DC/ (1966-1966), restricted distribution

A/AC.125/

Special Committee on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Cooperation among States (1966- )

  • Drafting Committee: A/AC.125/DC/ (1966- ), some documents restricted.

A/AC.126/

Ad Hoc Committee on the United Nations Organization for Industrial Development (1966-1966)

A/AC.127/

General Assembly (21st sess. : 1966). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1966-1966)

A/AC.128/

General Assembly (21st sess. : 1966). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1966-1966)

A/AC.129/

Ad Hoc Committee for South West Africa (1967-1967)

A/AC.130/

Committee on Conferences (1968-1969)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.131/

UN Council for Namibia (1967-1990)

  • Previous name: UN Council for South West Africa (1967)
  • Some documents restricted
  • Regional Symposium on International Efforts to Implement Decree No. 1 for the Protection of the Natural Resources of Namibia (1984 : Geneva): A/AC.131/GSY/
  • Seminar on Legal Issues concerning the Question of Namibia (1981 : Hague): A/AC.131/SLI/
  • Seminar on the Military Situation in and relating to Namibia (1982 : Vienna): A/AC.131/SMS/

A/AC.132/

General Assembly (22nd sess. : 1967-1968). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1967-1967)

A/AC.133/

General Assembly (22nd sess. : 1967-1968). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1967-1968)

A/AC.134/

Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression (1968- )

A/AC.135/

Ad Hoc Committee to Study the Peaceful Uses of the Seabed and the Ocean Floor beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction (1968-1968)

  •  Some documents restricted
  • Working Groups:
    • Legal Working Group: A/AC.135/WG.1/ (1968-1968), some documents restricted
    • Technical and Economic Working Group: A/AC.135/WG.2/ (1968-1968.), some documents restricted

A/AC.136/

General Assembly (23rd sess. : 1968). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1968-1968)

A/AC.137/

General Assembly (23rd sess. : 1968). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1968-1968)

A/AC.138/

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Seabed and the Ocean Floor beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction (1969-1974)

  • Subcommittees:
    • Legal Subcommittee: A/AC.138/SC.1/ (1969-1970)
    • Economic and Technical Subcommittee: A/AC.138/SC.2/ (1969-1970)
    • Subcommittee I: A/AC.138/SC.I/ (1971-1973)
    • Subcommittee I. Working Group on the International Regime and Machinery: A/AC.138/SC.I/WG.1/ (1973-1973)
    • Subcommittee II: A/AC.138/SC.II/ (1971-1973)
    • Subcommittee III: A/AC. 138/SC.Ill/ (1971-1973)

A/AC.139/

Preparatory Committee for the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the United Nations (1969 : New York) (1969-1969)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.140/

Preparatory Committee for the Tenth Anniversary of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (1969-1969)

A/AC.141/

Preparatory Committee for the Second United Nations Development Decade (1969-1970)

  • Previous symbol E/AC.56/ (1969)

A/AC.142/

General Assembly (24th sess. : 1969). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1969-1969)

A/AC.143/

General Assembly (24th sess. : 1969). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1970-1970)

A/AC.144/

Committee for the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the United Nations (1969-1971)

  • Some documents restricted.
  • Working Group: A/AC.144/WG/ (1969-1970), restricted distribution

A/AC.145/

Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories (1970- )

  • Some documents restricted
  • Name prior to 1990: Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Population of the Occupied Territories

A/AC.146/

Informal Joint Committee on Host Country Relations (1970- )

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.147/

General Assembly (25th sess. : 1970). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1970-1970)

A/AC.148/

General Assembly (25th sess. : 1970). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1970-1970)

A/AC.149/

Special Committee on the Rationalization of the Procedures and Organization of the General Assembly (1971-1971)

  • Some documents restricted
  • Subsidiaries:
    • 1st Drafting Group: A/AC.149/DG.I/ (1971-1971), reports issued in series A/AC.149/, restricted distribution
    • 2nd Drafting Group: A/AC.149/DG.H/ (1971-1971), restricted distribution
    • 3rd Drafting Group: A/AC.149/DG.III/ (1971-1971), restricted distribution
    • Working Group I: A/AC.149/WG.I/ (1971-1971), restricted distribution
    • Second Working Group: A/AC.149/WG.II/ (1971-1971), restricted distribution

A/AC.150/

Special Committee for the Review of the United Nations Salary System (1971-1972)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.151/

Joint Meeting of the Special Committee on Apartheid, the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples and the United Nations Council for Namibia (1971-1971)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.152/

General Assembly (26th sess. : 1971). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1971-1971)

A/AC.153/

General Assembly (26th sess. : 1971). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1971-1971)

A/AC.154/

The Committee on Relations with the Host Country was established by A/RES/2819 (XXVI) of 15 December 1971.

Working documents of the Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.154/-

Press releases pertaining to the work of the Committee are issued under series symbol HQ/-.

Search results in the UN Digital Library for the reports of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country.

Additional information is available from the United States Mission to the UN: Host Country Section website.

A/AC.155/

Special Committee on the Financial Situation of the United Nations (1972-1972)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.156/

Ad Hoc Committee on Cooperation between the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (1972-1972)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.157/

General Assembly (27th sess. : 1972). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1972-1973)

A/AC.158/

General Assembly (27th sess. : 1972). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1972-1972)

A/AC.159/

The Ad Hoc Committee on the Indian Ocean was established by A/RES/2992(XXVII) of 15 Dec. 1972 with a mandate to study the implications of the implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace, adopted by the General Assembly in A/RES/2832 (XXVI) of 16 Dec. 1971.

Working documents of the Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.159/-.

Search results from the UN Digital Library for reports of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Indian Ocean.

A/AC.160/

Ad Hoc Committee on International Terrorism (1973-1980)

A/AC.161/

Special Committee on the World Disarmament Conference (1973-1973)

A/AC.162/

General Assembly (28th sess. : 1973). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1974-1974)

A/AC.163/

General Assembly (28th sess. : 1973). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1974-1974)

A/AC.164

Working Group on Currency Instability (1974-1974)

  • Restricted distribution

A/AC.165/

Commission of Inquiry on Reported Massacres in Mozambique (1974-1974)

  • Established by General Assembly resolution A/RES/3314(XXVIII) of 12 December 1973
  • Documents largely restricted
  • Provisional records of testimony: A/AC.165/PV.-

A/AC.166/

General Assembly (6th special sess. : 1974). Ad Hoc Committee (1974-1974)

A/AC.167/

Ad Hoc Committee on the World Disarmament Conference (1974-1988)

A/AC.168/

General Assembly. Ad Hoc Committee on the Special Programme (1974-1974)

A/AC.169/

UN University. Council (1974-1976)

A/AC.170/

General Assembly (29th sess. : 1974-1975). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1975-1975)

A/AC.171/

General Assembly (29th sess. : 1974-1975). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1974-1974)

A/AC.172/

The Committee on Conferences was established on an experimental basis by A/RES/2239 (XXI) of 20 December 1966.

It was decided by A/RES/2609 (XXIV) of 16 December 1969 not to reconstitute the membership of the Committee until further consideration.

A/RES/3351 (XXIX) of 18 December 1974 authorised the reestablishment of the Committee on Conferences, once again on an experimental basis.

A/RES/43/222 B of 21 December 1988 decided to retain the Committee on Conferences as a permanent subsidiary organ of the General Assembly.

Documentation patterns:

  • Working documents of the Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.172/-
  • Sessional reports
    • Supplement 32 to the General Assembly Official Records (GAOR)
    • A/session/32
  • Search results from the UN Digital Library for the reports of the Committee on Conferences.

An annex to the Report of the Committee on Conferences contains the draft Calendar of Conferences for the United Nations for the following year. This lists all conferences, the proposed dates, and the location of the meetings.

Resolutions adopted based on the report and the work of the Committee, among others, have the title "Pattern of conferences : resolution"

A/AC.173/

Working Group on United Nations Programme and Budget Machinery (1975-1975)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.174/

Group of Experts on the Draft Convention on Territorial Asylum (1975-1975) 

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.175/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Charter of the United Nations (1975-1975)

A/AC.176/

General Assembly (7th special sess. : 1975). Ad Hoc Committee (1975-1975)

A/AC.177/

General Assembly (30th sess. : 1975). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1975-1975)

A/AC.178/

General Assembly (30th sess. : 1975). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1975-1975)

A/AC.179/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Restructuring of the Economic and Social Sectors of the United Nations System (1975-197?)

A/AC.180/

Committee on the Drafting of a Constitution for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (1976- )

  • Intergovernmental Committee of the Whole to Draw Up a Constitution for UNIDO as a Specialized Agency: A/AC.180/CG/ (1977- )

A/AC.181/

General Assembly. Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the Role of the United Nations in the Field of Disarmament (1976- )

A/AC.182/

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization was established by A/RES/3349(XXIX) of 17 Dec. 1974.

  • Consultative Group on the Handbook on the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes between States : A/AC.182/WG/ (1982- )

Documentation pattern:

A/AC.183/

The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People was established by A/RES/3376 (XXX) of 10 Nov. 1975.

Pattern of documentation

A/AC.184/

Negotiating Committee on the Financial Emergency of the United Nations (1976-1976)

A/AC.185/

General Assembly (31st sess. : 1976). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1976-197?)

A/AC.186/

General Assembly (31st sess. : 1976). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1976-1977)

A/AC.187/

Preparatory Committee for the First Special Session of the General Assembly devoted to Disarmament (1977-1978)

  • Some documents restricted

A/AC.188/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Drafting of an International Convention against the Taking of Hostages (1977-1979)

A/AC.189/

General Assembly (32nd sess. : 1977). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1977-197?)

A/AC.190/

General Assembly (32nd sess. : 1977). Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1977-197?)

A/AC.191/

Committee of the Whole Established under General Assembly Resolution 32/174 (1978-1980)

  •  Previous name of issuing body: Committee Established under General Assembly Resolution 32/174 (1978)

A/AC.192/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Drafting of an International Convention against Apartheid in Sports (1978-1985)

A/AC.193/

Special Committee on Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Principle of Non-Use of Force in International Relations (1979-1987)

A/AC.194/, A/AC.200/, A/AC.204/, A/AC.212/, A/AC.217/, A/AC.221/, A/AC.224/, A/AC.228/

The Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programmes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established by A/RES/1091 A (XI) of 27 February 1957.

Press releases covering the pledging conferences of the Ad Hoc Committee and contributions pledged were issued under the series symbol REF/-

As of the year 2000, Member States' voluntary contributions are recorded in annual reports issued by UNHCR. See the Conferences and Meetings page for more information.

 

A/AC.195/, A/AC.201/, A/AC.205/, A/AC.211/, A/AC.216/, A/AC.220/, A/AC.223/, A/AC.227/

The Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency For Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established by A/RES/1091 A (XI) of 27 Feb. 1957.

Press releases covering the pledging conferences of the Ad Hoc Committee and contributions pledged are issued under the series symbol PAL/-

See the website of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) for more information.

A/AC.196/

Preparatory Committee for the New International Development Strategy (1979-1980)

A/AC.197/

Advisory Committee for the International Year of Disabled Persons (1979-1982)

A/AC.198/

The Committee to Review United Nations Public Information Policies and Activities was established by A/RES/33/115 C of 18 December 1978.

It was renamed the Committee on Information by A/RES/34/182 of 18 December 1979.

Pattern of documentation:

  • Working documents of the Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.198/-
  • Press releases pertaining to the work of the Committee are issued under series symbol PI/-
  • Sessional reports

A/AC.199/

Meeting of the Littoral and Hinterland States of the Indian Ocean (1979 : New York) (1979-1980)

A/AC.200/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1979-1981)

A/AC.201/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1979-1980)

A/AC.202/

Ad Hoc Committee on Subsidiary Organs (1980-1980)

A/AC.203/

Commission on the University for Peace (1980-1980)

A/AC.204/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the 1981 Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1980-1981)

A/AC.205/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1980-1980)

A/AC.206/

Preparatory Committee for the Second Special Session of the General Assembly devoted to Disarmament (1980-1982)

A/AC.207/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Drafting of an International Convention against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries (1981-1989)

  • Established by General Assembly resolution A/RES/35/48

A/AC.208/

Advisory Committee for the World Assembly on Ageing (1981-1982)

A/AC.209/

Advisory Committee for the International Youth Year (1981-1985)

A/AC.210/

Committee of Governmental Experts to Evaluate the Present Structure of the Secretariat in the Administrative, Finance and Personnel Areas (1982-1982)

A/AC.211/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1981 -1981)

A/AC.212/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the 1982 Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1981-1981)

A/AC.213/

Group of Governmental Experts on International Cooperation to Avert New Flows of Refugees (1983-1986)

  • Established by General Assembly resolution A/RES/36/148 of 16 December 1981 ?

A/AC.214/

Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Group on the United Nations Financing System for Science and Technology for Development (1982-1982)

A/AC.215/

Interim Committee on New and Renewable Sources of Energy (1982-1982)

  • Symbol and title changed in 1983 to A/AC.218/ and to Committee on the Development and Utilization of New and Renewable Sources of Energy, respectively

A/AC.216/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1982-1982)

A/AC.217/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the 1983 Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1982-1982)

A/AC.218/

Committee on the Development and Utilization of New and Renewable Sources of Energy (1983-1992)

  • Previous symbol A/AC.215/ (1982)
  • Symbol and title changed in 1993 to E/C.13/ and to Committee on New and Renewable Sources of Energy and on Energy for Development, respectively
  • Intergovernmental Expert Group on Assessment and Review of the Nairobi Programme of Action for the Development and Utilization of New and Renewable Sources of Energy (1991 : New York): A/AC.218/WG.1/

A/AC.219/

Committee on the Review and Appraisal of the Implementation of the International Development Strategy for the Third United Nations Development Decade (1983-1985)

A/AC.220/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1983-1983)

A/AC.221/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the 1984 Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1983-1983)

A/AC.222/

Preparatory Committee for the Fortieth Anniversary of the United Nations (1984-1985)

  • Established by decision 38/455 of 20 December 1983 (in: A/38/47, GAOR, 38th session, Suppl. no. 47, page 288)

A/AC.223/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1984-1984)

A/AC.224/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the 1985 Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1984-1984)

A/AC.225/

No information available

A/AC.226/

Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole to Review the Implementation of the Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States (1985-1986)

A/AC.227/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1985-1985)

A/AC.228/

Ad Hoc Committee for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to the 1986 Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (1985-1985)

A/AC.229/

Preparatory Committee of the Whole for the Special Session of the General Assembly on the Critical Economic Situation in Africa (1986-1986)

A/AC.230/

Preparatory Committee for the Third Special Session of the General Assembly devoted to Disarmament (1986-1988)

A/AC.231/

General Assembly. Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole on the Review and Appraisal of the United Nations Programme of Action for African Economic Recovery and Development, 1986-1990 (1988-1988)

A/AC.232/

Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole for the Preparation of the International Development Strategy for the Fourth United Nations Development Decade (1989-1990)

A/AC.233/

Preparatory Committee of the Whole for the Special Session of the General Assembly devoted to International Economic Cooperation (1989-1990)

A/AC.234/

Hearings on the Oil Embargo against South Africa (1989 : New York)

A/AC.235/

General Assembly. Preparatory Committee of the Whole for the Seventeenth Special Session (1989-1990)

A/AC.236/

Intergovernmental Group to Monitor the Supply and Shipping of Oil and Petroleum Products to South Africa (1990-1990)

A/AC.237/

Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Framework Convention on Climate Change (1991- )

  • A/AC.237/NC/ Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Framework Convention on Climate Change (1994-1995) 
  • Continued by: FCCC/NC/ (1995-####).

A/AC.238/

General Assembly. Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole on the Final Review and Appraisal of the United Nations Programme of Action for African Economic Recovery and Development (1991-1991)

A/AC.239/

Intergovernmental Working Group on the Creation of an Effective International Crime and Justice Programme (1991-1991)

A/AC.240/

Preparatory Committee for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United Nations (1992-1995)

  • Drafting Group, 1994: A/AC.240/1994/WG/
  • Drafting Group, 1995: A/AC.240/1995/WG/ 

A/AC.241/

Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for the Elaboration of an International Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, particularly in Africa (1992- )

  • Working Group I: A/AC.241/WG.I/ (1994- )
  • Working Group II: A/AC.241 /WG.II/ (1994- )

A/AC.242/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of an International Convention Dealing with the Safety and Security of United Nations and Associated Personnel (1994-1995)

A/AC.243/

Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts Established pursuant to General Assembly Resolution 48/218 (1994-1994)

A/AC.244/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court (1995- )

A/AC.245/

No information available

A/AC.246/

Intergovernmental Meeting of Experts on South-South Cooperation (1995 : New York)

A/AC.247/ Open-ended Working Group on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters related to the Security Council

  • Established by A/RES/48/26 of 3 Dec. 1993
  • Working documents series symbol A/AC.247/-
  • Sessional reports
    • Supplement 47 of the General Assembly Official Records (GAOR)
    • A/session/47
    • example: A/63/47
    • Search results in Digital Library for sessional reports
  • Last reported to General Assembly in 63rd session

A/AC.248/

No information available

A/AC.249/

Preparatory Committee on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court (1996- )

A/AC.250/

Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group of the General Assembly on an Agenda for Development (1996- )

A/AC.251/

General Assembly (50th sess. : 1995-1996). Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole for the Mid-term Review of the Implementation of the United Nations New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s (1998, organizational sess. : New York) (1996-1996)

A/AC.252/

Ad Hoc Committee Established by General Assembly Resolution 51/210 of December 1996

  • "Decides to establish an Ad Hoc Committee, open to all States Members of the United Nations or members of specialized agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency, to elaborate an international convention for the suppression of terrorist bombings and, subsequently, an international convention for the suppression of acts of nuclear terrorism, to supplement related existing international instruments, and thereafter to address means of further developing a comprehensive legal framework of conventions dealing with international terrorism [...]"

A/AC.253/

Preparatory Committee for the Special Session of the General Assembly on the Implementation of the Outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and Further Initiatives

A/AC.254/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

A/AC.255/

Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group of the General Assembly on Financing for Development

A/AC.256/

Preparatory Committee for the Special Session of the General Assembly on Children, 3rd substantive session, New York, 11-15 June 2001

A/AC.257/

Preparatory Committee for the International Conference on Financing for Development, 4th session, 14-25 January 2002

A/AC.258/

Ad Hoc Working Group on the Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa, substantive session, 29 May to 1 June 2001

A/AC.259/

United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

A/AC.260/

Intergovernmental Open-Ended Expert Group to Prepare Draft Terms of Reference for the Negotiation of an International Legal Instrument against Corruption, Vienna, 30 July-3 August 2001

A/AC.261/

The Ad Hoc Committee for the Negotiation of a Convention Against Corruption was established by A/RES/55/61 of 4 Dec. 2000.

It was initially named Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention against Corruption.

The Convention Against Corruption was adopted by A/RES/58/4 of 31 October 2003 and entered into force on 14 December 2005.

The Ad Hoc Committee has not met since its 8th session, held 25-26 January 2006.

Working documents of the Ad Hoc Committee were issued under series symbol A/AC.261/-

Press releases pertaining to the work of the Ad Hoc Committee were issued under series symbol SOC/CP/-

Information about the drafting history of the Convention Against Corruption is available from the Audiovisual Library of International Law: United Nations Convention against Corruption website.

A/AC.262/

Ad hoc Committee on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property (2002-2004)

  • Established by General Assembly resolution A/RES/55/150 of 12 December 2000
  • Three sessions: 4-15 February 2002, 24-28 February 2003, 1-5 March 2004
  • By resolution A/RES/59/38 of 2 December 2004 the General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and their property 
  • Documentation available on the website of the Office of Legal Affairs

A/AC.263/

Ad Hoc Committee on an International Convention against the Reproductive Cloning of Human Beings

A/AC.264/

The Ad Hoc Committee on the Scope of Legal Protection under the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel was established by A/RES/56/69 of 12 Dec. 2001. The Committee is to consider recommendations made by the Secretary-General in his report A/55/637 of 21 Nov. 2000.

The Ad Hoc Committee has not met since the adoption by the General Assembly of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel in A/RES/60/42 of 8 Dec. 2005. The Audiovisual Library of International Law has information on the drafting history of the Optional Protocol.

Pattern of documentation:

A/AC.265/

The Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities was established by A/RES/56/168 of of 19 December 2001.

The final report, including the draft resolution for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, was issued in 2006 under the document number A/61/611.

Committee documents were issued under series symbol A/AC.265/-.

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which had been negotiated by the Ad Hoc Committee, was adopted by the General Assembly on 13 December 2006. The text of the Convention is contained in A/RES/61/106. Drafting history is available from the Audiovisual Library of International Law: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Additional information available from the website of  United Nations Enable: Official website of the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

A/AC.266/

Working Group on the future operation of the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women

A/AC.267/

No results in Digital Library

A/AC.268/

Open-ended Working Group on the 4th Special Session of the General Assembly Devoted to Disarmament

A/AC.269/

Ad Hoc Working Group on the Integrated and Coordinated implementation of and Follow-up to the Outcomes of the Major United Nations Conferences and Summits in the Economic and Social Fields

A/AC.270/

Open-ended Working Group to Negotiate an International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons

A/AC.271/

Regular process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socio-economic aspects

A/AC.272/

No results in Digital Library

A/AC.273/

The Ad Hoc Committee on Criminal Accountability of United Nations Officials and Experts on Mission was established by A/RES/61/29 of 4 Dec. 2006. The Committee was created for the purpose of considering the report of the Group of Legal Experts. The Group of Legal Experts was established by the Secretary-General pursuant to General Assembly resolution 59/300 regarding accountability of United Nations staff and experts on mission with respect to criminal acts committed in peacekeeping operations (A/60/980).

Working documents of the Ad Hoc Committee were issued under series symbol A/AC.273/-- from 2007-2008.

The issue of criminal accountability of UN officials has also been addressed by the General Assembly since 2008. Most notably in the 6th committee meetings of the 63rd, 64th and 65th session (2009-2011).

A/AC.274/

Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group on Assistance and Support to Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

A/AC.275/

Ad Hoc Committee on the Administration of Justice at the United Nations

A/AC.276/

Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction

A/AC.277/

Open-ended Working Group towards an Arms Trade Treaty

A/AC.278/

Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

A/AC.279/

Ad Hoc Working Group to Further Study and Strengthen the Smooth Transition Process for Countries Graduating from the Least Developed Country Category

A/AC.280/

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

A/AC.281/

Open-ended Working Group to Develop Proposals to Take Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations for the Achievement and Maintenance of a World without Nuclear Weapons

A/AC.282/

 Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing

A/AC.283/

No results in the UN Digital Library

A/AC.284/

The Ad Hoc Committee on Sovereign Debt Restructuring Processes was established by A/RES/69/247 of 29 December 2014 with the mandate to elaborate a multilateral legal framework for sovereign debt restructuring processes.

Working documents of the Ad Hoc Committee are issued under series symbol A/AC.284/-.

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) serves as secretariat for the Ad Hoc Committee. More information about the Committee can be found on UNCTAD's Sovereign Debt Portal.

A/AC.285/

No results in the UN Digital Library

A/AC.286/

No results in the UN Digital Library

A/AC.287/

 Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292

A/AC.288/

No results in the UN Digital Library

A/AC.289/

Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group Established Pursuant to General Assembly Resolution 72/277

A/AC.290/

The Open-ended Working Group on Developments in the Field of Information and Telecommunications in the Context of International Security was established by A/RES/73/27 of 5 December 2018. The group convened for the first times in 2019 and submitted its Final Substantive Report A/AC.290/2021/CRP.2 on 10 March 2021.

A/AC.291/

Ad hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes

A/AC.292/

Open-ended working group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025