Comprehensive Review of the Whole Question of Peace-Keeping Operations in All Their Aspects, G.A. res. 50/30, U.N. Doc. A/RES/50/30 (1995)
The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 2006 (XIX) of 18 February 1965 and all other relevant resolutions, Recalling in particular its resolution 49/37 of 9 December 1994, Affirming, on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations, that the efforts of the United Nations in the peaceful settlement of disputes, including through its peace-keeping operations, are indispensable, Stressing the important role played by peace-keeping operations in maintaining international peace and security, and recognizing the need to ensure the safety of United Nations peace-keepers, Taking note of the section on peace-keeping of the position paper of the Secretary-General, "Supplement to an Agenda for Peace," and of the statement by the President of the Security Council of 22 February 1995, Also taking note of the report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization, Welcoming the report of the Secretary-General on the command and control of United Nations peace-keeping operations, Taking note of the report of the Secretary-General on improving preparedness for conflict prevention and peace-keeping in Africa and the recommendations therein, which should be considered further in consultation with the Organization of African Unity, Taking note of the widespread interest in contributing to the work of the Special Committee on Peace-keeping Operations expressed by many Member States, including troop-contributing countries, Bearing in mind the continuous necessity of strengthening the effectiveness of the work of the Special Committee, Convinced of the need for the United Nations to continue to improve its capabilities in the field of peace-keeping and to enhance the effective and efficient deployment of its peace-keeping missions, Taking note in this regard of the various proposals and views regarding United Nations peace-keeping put forward during the Special Commemorative Meeting and the general debate at the present session of the General Assembly, 1. Welcomes the report of the Special Committee on Peace-keeping Operations; 2. Endorses the proposals, recommendations and conclusions of the Special Committee contained in paragraphs 35 to 93 of its report; 3. Urges Member States, the Secretariat and relevant organs of the United Nations to take all necessary steps to implement the proposals, recommendations and conclusions of the Special Committee; 4. Recommends that, should any of the proposals contained in the present resolution result in budgetary implications for the bienniums 1994-1995 and 1996-1997, such additional costs be accommodated within the appropriation levels approved by the General Assembly for those bienniums, in accordance with the Financial Regulations and Rules of the Organization; 5. Decides that the Special Committee, in accordance with its mandate, should continue its efforts for a comprehensive review of the whole question of peace-keeping operations in all their aspects; the Special Committee should review the implementation of its previous proposals and consider new proposals so as to enhance the capacity of the United Nations to fulfil its responsibilities in this field; 6. Requests the Special Committee to consider the expansion of its membership, analysing all available options, invites its chairman to consult with interested States and requests the Special Committee to submit specific recommendations to the General Assembly at its fifty-first session; 7. Also requests the Special Committee to submit a report on its work to the General Assembly at its fifty-first session; 8. Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its fifty-first session the item entitled "Comprehensive review of the whole question of peace- keeping operations in all their aspects".