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Yearbook of the United Nations 2006

Delivering as 1 - A Unified Response to Global Challenges

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This is the sixtieth volume of the most comprehensive and authoritative reference work on the activities of the Organization, covering 2006. This fully indexed Yearbook, reproduces in their entirety the texts of, and votes on, all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions. Its 33 chapters deeply cover developments in the main political and security questions; human rights; economic and social questions; legal questions; and institutional, administrative and budgetary questions.

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Operational activities for development

In 2006, the UN system provided development assistance to developing countries and those with economies in transition, mainly through the United Nations Development Programme (undp), the central UN funding body for technical assistance. Undp income remained unchanged from 2005, at $5.1 billion. Total expenditure for all programme activities and support costs in 2006 was $4.8 billion, compared to $4.4 billion the previous year. Technical cooperation funded through other sources included $48.7 million provided through the programme executed by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, $191.2 million through the United Nations Fund for International Partnerships (unfip), and $25.6 million through the United Nations Capital Development Fund (uncdf).

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