What was the role of the General Assembly?

(A) To prepare agendas and publish records of meetings.

(B) ** To meet once a year.

(C) To improve people’s lives.


Concept note-1: -The Assembly’s annual general debate provides Member States the opportunity to express their views on major international issues. On this occasion, the Secretary-General presents on the opening day of the debate his report on the work of the Organization.

Concept note-2: -The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. Comprising all 193 Member States of the UN, it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of international issues including peace and security.

Concept note-3: -The General Assembly meets annually in regular session, intensively from September to December, and resumes in January until all issues on the agenda are addressed – which often is just before the next session starts.

Concept note-4: -The General Assembly has the authority to make final decisions in some areas such as the United Nations budget. The General Assembly can also refer an issue to the Security Council to put in place a binding resolution.

Concept note-5: -The Assembly meets in regular sessions from September to December each year, and thereafter as required.