A/RES/55/252 B United Nations Distr.: General 17 July 2001 General Assembly Fifty-fifth session Agenda item 176 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/55/711/Add.2)] 55/252. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea B* The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions,1 Bearing in mind Security Council resolution 1312 (2000) of 31 July 2000, regarding the establishment of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent resolutions by which the Council extended the mandate of the Mission, the latest of which was resolution 1344 (2001) of 15 March 2001, Recalling its resolutions 55/237 of 23 December 2000 and 55/252 A of 12 April 2001 on the financing of the Mission, Reaffirming the general principles underlying the financing of United Nations peacekeeping operations, as stated in General Assembly resolutions 1874 (S-IV) of 27 June 1963, 3101 (XXVIII) of 11 December 1973 and 55/235 of 23 December 2000, Mindful of the fact that it is essential to provide the Mission with the necessary financial resources to enable it to fulfil its responsibilities under the relevant resolutions of the Security Council, 1. Reaffirms its resolution 49/233 A of 23 December 1994, in particular those paragraphs regarding the peacekeeping budgetary cycles, which should be adhered to in the future budgeting process, where possible; 2. Takes note of the status of contributions to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea as at 30 April 2001, including the contributions outstanding in the amount of 127.8 million United States dollars, representing some 81 per cent of the total assessed contributions, notes that some 10 per cent of the Member States have paid their assessed contributions in full, and urges all other Member States concerned to ensure payment of their outstanding assessed contributions; * Consequently, resolution 55/252 of 12 April 2001 becomes resolution 55/252 A. 1 A/55/874. 01 41692

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