Yearbook of the United Nations 2005

Sixtieth Anniversary Edition - Towards Development, Security and Human Rights for All

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This unique publication, the Sixtieth Anniversary Edition, chronicles all the major activities of the United Nations system, including those of intergovernmental and expert bodies, major reports, Secretariat activities and, in selected cases, the views of the Member States. It presents results of the 2005 World Summit Conference, which gathered leaders from 170 countries to assess UN achievements and progress made towards implementation of the 2000 Millennium Declaration, and adopted measures contained in a Summit Outcome Document for the Organization’s future course. This 1,716 pages volume is fully indexed and reproduces all major resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council issued during the year together with the voting records. The publication is an indispensable and authoritative reference tool for the research community, diplomats, government officials and the public at large.



Humanitarian and special economic assistance

In 2005, the United Nations, through the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), continued to mobilize and coordinate humanitarian assistance to respond to international emergencies. During the year, consolidated inter-agency appeals were launched for Angola, Benin, Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, Chechnya and neighbouring republics of the Russian Federation, the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Eritrea, the Great Lakes region, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, the Indian Ocean region, Malawi, the Niger, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Somalia, the South Asia subregion, the Sudan, Uganda, and theWest and Central Africa subregions.OCHAreceived contributions for natural disaster assistance totalling $7.6 billion.


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