How much majority is needed to pass a resolution in the General Assembly?

General Assembly resolutions usually require a simple majority (50 percent of all votes plus one) to pass.

Does General Assembly resolution 67 19 have any implications for the legal status of Palestine?

4 The consequences of Resolution 67/19. The conclusion that General Assembly Resolution 67/19 does not establish Palestinian statehood does not mean that it is entirely without consequence. First and foremost it has a procedural consequence within the UN.

When did the UNGA adopt the resolution 69 131?

December 2014
The UN General Assembly Resolution A/Res/69/131, which was adopted by acclamation in December 2014 with a record number of 177 co-sponsoring member states, established the International Day of Yoga for observance by the United Nations on 21 June each year.

What was the first resolution of the General Assembly?

Resolution 1 (I): The very first General Assembly resolution, entitled “Establishment of a Commission to Deal with the Problems Raised by the Discovery of Atomic Energy”, was adopted on recommendation by the First Committee on 24 January 1946, in London.

Are General Assembly resolutions legally binding?

Because the General Assembly’s resolutions are recommendations and not legally binding on Member States, reaching consensus has evolved as a way to ensure the widest possible implementation of GA decisions.

What is the difference between simple majority and absolute majority?

A “simple majority” may also mean a “relative majority”, or a plurality. These two definitions would conflict when a “simple majority” (i.e. plurality) is not a “majority” (also see the disambiguation page for simple majority). An “absolute majority” may mean a majority of all electors, not just those who voted.

When did the UNGA adopt the resolution 57 277?

20 December 2002
On 20 December 2002, the General Assembly designated 23 June as Public Service Day by adopting resolution 57/277.

When did UNGA proclaimed 21 June as the International?

December 10, 2014
Less than three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the idea, the UN General Assembly on December 10, 2014 adopted an India-led resolution declaring 21 June as “International Day of Yoga”, recognizing that “yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well-being.”

What was the first resolution passed by UN?

Who was the first Indian to be President of UN General Assembly?

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (India)