Yearbook of the United Nations 2013

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With its comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters, the Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the most authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Fully indexed, the Yearbook includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, putting all of these in a narrative context of United Nations consideration, decision and action.



Administrative and staff matters

In 2013, the United Nations continued its efforts to strengthen the organizational and administrative functioning of the Organization. The General Assembly and its subsidiary bodies, including the Office of Internal Oversight Service, the Independent Audit Advisory Committee and the Joint Inspection Unit examined issues of managerial reform and external and internal oversight. The Assembly approved the recommendations of those bodies for improving internal controls, accountability mechanisms and organizational efficiency, including for promoting effective information and communications technology governance.


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