Table of Contents: ARUNA 2012/2013


Preface to the Annual Review of United Nations Affairs 2012/2013 by Joachim Muller and Karl P. Sauvant

Contributors and Co-editors

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings of the United Nations, 18 September 2012 to 16 September 2013

List of Abbreviations

CHAPTER l, General Assembly, Sixty-seventh Session

A.     Commentary by Professor John R. Mathiason: The General Assembly – The Rule of Law

B.     Documents

1.      Statement to the General Assembly by Mr. Vuk Jeremic, President of the General Assembly, following the opening of the sixty-seventh session, A/67/PV.l, 18 September 2012, pp. l-4

2.      Statement to the General Assembly by Mr. Vuk Jeremic, President of the General Assembly, on the closing of the sixty-seventh session, A/67/PV.99, 16 September 2013, pp. 11-14

3.      Agenda of the sixty-seventh session of the General Assembly, A/67/251, 21 September 2012, and Add. 1, 10 May 2013

4.      Resolutions Adopted by the General Assembly at Its Sixty-seventh Session

CHAPTER 2, Security Council

A.     Commentary by Dr. Tapio Kanninen: The Security Council – coping with Disagreements Among Major Powers

B.     Documents

1.      Report of the Security Council, 1 August 2012-31 July 2013, A/68/2 (Supplement No.2), 2013

2.      Resolutions Adopted by the Security Council

3.      Statements by the President of the Security Council

4.      Reports of the Secretary-General to the Security Council

    a.    Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali, S/2012/894, 28 November 2012

    b.    Special Report of the Secretary-General on the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region, S/2013/119, 27 February 2013

    c.    Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 April to 30 June 2013, S/2013/345, 12 June 2013

    d.    Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Sahel region, S/2013/354, 14 June 2013

    e.    Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan, S/2013/366, 20 June 2013

    f.    Thirty-second report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Cote d’lvoire, S/2013/377, 26 June 2013

    g.    Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006), S/2013/381, 26 June 2013

    h.    Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, S/2013/388, 28 June 2013

    i.    Report of the Secretary-General on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, S/2013/420, 12 July 2013

    j.    Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei, S/2013/450, 29 July 2013

    k.    Twenty-sixth progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), S/2013/479, 12 August 2013

    l.    Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, S/2013/493, 19 August 2013

CHAPTER 3, Economic and Social Council

A.     Commentary by Tim Wall: ECOSOC - Pivoting to an Uncertain Future

B.     Documents

1.      Report of the Economic and Social Council for 2013, A/68/3, 20 August 2013

2.      Resolutions Adopted by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

3.      Ministerial Declaration Adopted by the Economic and Social Council, E/2013/L.18, 13 December 2013 (approved 16 December 2013)

4.      Reports to the Economic and Social Council

    a.    Note by the Secretary-General on the economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan, A/68/77-E/2013/13, 8 May 2013

    b.    Report of the Secretary-General on the Ad Hoc inter-Agency Task Force on Tobacco Control, E/2013/61, 6 May 2013

    c.    Summary by the President of the Economic and Social Council of the special high-level meeting of the Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (New York, 22 April 2013), A/68178-E/2013/66, 8 May 2013

    d.    Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of integrated, coherent and coordinated support to South Sudan by the United Nations system, E/2013/73, 10 May 2013

    e.    Report of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti, E/2013/90, 5 July 2013

CHAPTER 4, International Court of Justice

A.     Commentary by Professor Alexander K.A. Greenawalt: The International Court of Justice and International Criminal Tribunals - The Borders of States, and the Boundaries of the Law

B.     Documents

1.      Report of the International Court of Justice, 1 August 2012-31 July 2013, A/68/4 (Supplement No. 4), 2013

2.      Report of the International Criminal Court for 2012/2013, A/68/314, 13 August 2013

3.      Report of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, A/68/270-S/2013/460, 2 August 2013

4.      Report of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, A/68/255-S/2013/463, 2 August 2013

CHAPTER 5, Secretariat: Annual Reports

A.     Commentary by Dr. Khalil A. Hamdani: The Secretariat - Advocate of Norms and Values

B.     Documents

1.      United Nations: Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization for 2012/2013, A/68/1 (Supp1ement No. 1), 2013

2.      Annual Overview Report of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination for 2012, E/2013/60, 3 May 2013

3.      United Nations Children’s Fund: Annual Report of the Executive Director for 2012, E/2013/6-UNICEF/2013/3, 10 December 2012

4.      United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Population Fund and United Nations Office for Project Services: Report of the Administrator of UNDP and of the Executive Directors of UNFPA and UNOPS for 2012, E/2013/5, 3 December 2012

5.      United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Report of the High Commissioner for 2012/2013, A/68/36 (Supplement No. 36), 2013

6.      United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Report of the High Commissioner for 2012/2013, A/68/12 (Supplement No. 12), 2013

    a.    Covering the period 1 January 2012- 30 June 2013 (Part I)

    b.    Strategic Review pursuant to General Assembly Resolution 58/153 (Part II)

7.      United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: Report of the Commissioner-General for 2012, A/68/13 (Supplement No. 13), 2013

8.      World Food Programme: Annual Report of the Executive Director for 2012, E/2013/14, 22 February 2013