What is the mandate of the General Assembly?
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2016
The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. Comprising all Members of the United Nations, it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the Charter. The Assembly meets in regular session intensively from September to December each year, and thereafter as required.
The functions and powers of the General Assembly are stipulated in Chapter IV of the Charter of the United Nations.
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