A/RES/55/227 B United Nations Distr.: General 18 July 2001 General Assembly Fifty-fifth session Agenda item 133 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/55/663/Add.1)] 55/227. Financing of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo B1 The General Assembly, Having considered the reports of the Secretary-General on the financing of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo2 and the related reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions,3 Bearing in mind Security Council resolution 1244 (1999) of 10 June 1999 regarding the establishment of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, Recalling its resolution 53/241 of 28 July 1999 on the financing of the Mission and its subsequent resolutions thereon, the latest of which was resolution 55/227 A of 23 December 2000, Acknowledging the complexity 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, Noting with appreciation that voluntary contributions have been made to the Mission by certain Governments, 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 resolution of the Security Council, 1. Takes note of the status of contributions to the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo as at 30 April 2001, including the contributions outstanding in the amount of 202.4 million United States dollars, representing 24 per cent of the total assessed contributions from the inception of the Mission to the period ending 1 Consequently, resolution 55/227, in section VI of the Official Records of the General Assembly, Fiftyfifth Session, Supplement No. 49 (A/55/49), vol. I, becomes resolution 55/227 A. 2 A/55/724 and A/55/833. 3 A/55/874 and Add.6. 01 41668

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