Improving the financial situation of the United Nations, G.A. res. 48/220, 48 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 300, U.N. Doc. A/48/49 (1993).

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 47/215 of 23 December 1992,

Taking note of the reports of the Secretary-General and the relevant recommendations contained in his report A/48/565,

Recognizing the need for a continuing dialogue at the intergovernmental level to analyse possible solutions for the improvement of the financial situation of the Organization,

1. Reaffirms the obligation of Member States to pay assessed contributions promptly and in full;

2. Recognizes that non-payment of assessed contributions in full and on time has damaged and continues to damage the ability of the Organization to implement its activities effectively;

3. Decides to continue consideration of this item and, inter alia, the above-mentioned reports, at its resumed forty-eighth session.

87th plenary meeting
23 December 1993