How can I find the Secretary-General's Annual Report?
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2020     Views: 300

Each year, the Secretary-General issues a report on the work of the United Nations that appraises its activities and outlines future priorities. The Secretary-General introduces the report immediately prior to the opening of the general debate. 

The "Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization"  submitted to the General Assembly, often referred to as the Annual Report, is currently published as an official document that is part of the General Assembly Official Records and as an online publication (in English only). 

To find all official language versions, see A/74/1 (language selection from top of page)

The 2019 report can also be found at  (English Only)

For previous reports, please consult the UN Digital Library

The UN Documentation: Secretariat Research Guide provides more detail about the annual report, including the following:

  • The Annual report summarizes major activities of the UN around the world and cites to other reports with more in-depth information
  • Supplement 1 of the General Assembly Official Records (GAOR)
  • Symbol pattern: A/session/1  -  example: A/73/1


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