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Fifth Committee

GA/AB/4413

Continue progress, negotiate in good faith on remaining issues and reach a deal, delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) heard today, before suspending their final meeting for the main part of their regular session until all draft resolutions are available for consideration.

GA/AB/4412

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today considered the programme budget implications for 2023 of one resolution of the Sixth Committee (Legal) and three of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) that — if adopted by the General Assembly — would deliver $187,500 for the exchange of views on draft articles on crimes against humanity, $392,300 for intergovernmental discussions on international tax cooperation and $1.02 million for issues and concerns related to landlocked developing countries and small island developing States.

GA/AB/4410

​​​​​​​Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today considered the programme budget implications for 2023 of three draft resolutions of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) that — if adopted by the General Assembly — would deliver $633,200 for preventing an arms race and implementing transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space, and $118,600 to address problems due to the accumulation of surplus conventional ammunition stockpiles.

GA/AB/4409

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today considered the Secretariat’s proposal to allot nearly $79 million for the 2023 activities of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals as it winds down its work investigating crimes committed during the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.

GA/AB/4408

Troubled by the ongoing humanitarian cost of global food insecurity, delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today considered the Secretary-General’s proposal to support two initiatives — meant to keep food and fertilizers flowing to developing countries in 2023 — with a $10.9 million injection of funding.

GA/AB/4407

​​​​​​​Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today expressed strong support for the Secretary-General’s request for $2.31 million for the creation of a Youth Office as they also voiced various concerns over the enterprise resource planning project — known as Umoja — and capital investment planning on information and communications technology (ICT).

GA/AB/4405

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) called for affordable visitor fees for the historic Africa Hall at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa and for effective oversight of the Hall’s renovation as well as that of the conference services facilities at the United Nations office at Nairobi, stressing the need to push forward both projects in a timely manner.