A/RES/55/252 B

United Nations

Distr.: General
17 July 2001

General Assembly
Fifty-fifth session
Agenda item 176

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly
[on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/55/711/Add.2)]

55/252. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia
and Eritrea
The General Assembly,
Having considered the report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and
Budgetary Questions,1
Bearing in mind Security Council resolution 1312 (2000) of 31 July 2000, regarding
the establishment of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the
subsequent resolutions by which the Council extended the mandate of the Mission, the
latest of which was resolution 1344 (2001) of 15 March 2001,
Recalling its resolutions 55/237 of 23 December 2000 and 55/252 A of 12 April
2001 on the financing of the Mission,
Reaffirming the general principles underlying the financing of United Nations
peacekeeping operations, as stated in General Assembly resolutions 1874 (S-IV) of
27 June 1963, 3101 (XXVIII) of 11 December 1973 and 55/235 of 23 December 2000,
Mindful of the fact that it is essential to provide the Mission with the necessary
financial resources to enable it to fulfil its responsibilities under the relevant resolutions of
the Security Council,
Reaffirms its resolution 49/233 A of 23 December 1994, in particular those
paragraphs regarding the peacekeeping budgetary cycles, which should be adhered to in
the future budgeting process, where possible;
Takes note of the status of contributions to the United Nations Mission in
Ethiopia and Eritrea as at 30 April 2001, including the contributions outstanding in the
amount of 127.8 million United States dollars, representing some 81 per cent of the total
assessed contributions, notes that some 10 per cent of the Member States have paid their
assessed contributions in full, and urges all other Member States concerned to ensure
payment of their outstanding assessed contributions;

* Consequently, resolution 55/252 of 12 April 2001 becomes resolution 55/252 A.

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