Who are the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly?
Last Updated: Oct 04, 2018     Views: 5122

Twenty-one Vice-Presidents are elected for each session of the General Assembly (rule 30 of Rules of procedure of the General Assembly).

For lists of Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly -

  • 1946-2013 - A complete listing of past Vice-Presidents is found in the annex to the annotated preliminary list of agenda items for 68th session of the General Assembly, covering the 1st to the 67th session. 
  • 2014-present - Vice-Presidents elected for the current session can be found in the United Nations Handbook.

The Vice-Presidents are elected according to a pattern that ensures equitable geographical representation. Details can be found in the annex to General Assembly resolution 33/138 of 19 December 1978; paragraph 4 has been updated by annex II of resolution 48/264 of 29 July 1994. 

Additional information about the election of the Vice-Presidents is contained in rules 30-37 of the Rules of procedure of the General Assembly.

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