United Nations A/RES/55/266 General Assembly Fifty-fifth session Agenda item 143 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/55/969)] 55/266. Financing of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus The General Assembly, Having considered the reports of the Secretary-General on the financing of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus1 and the related reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions,2 Recalling Security Council resolution 186 (1964) of 4 March 1964, by which the Council established the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, and the subsequent resolutions by which the Council extended the mandate of the Force, the latest of which was resolution 1331 (2000) of 13 December 2000, Recalling also its resolution 54/270 of 15 June 2000 on the financing of the Force, 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 Force by certain Governments, Noting that voluntary contributions were insufficient to cover all the costs of the Force, including those incurred by troop-contributing Governments prior to 16 June 1993, and regretting the absence of an adequate response to appeals for voluntary contributions, including that contained in the letter dated 17 May 1994 from the Secretary-General to all Member States,3 Mindful of the fact that it is essential to provide the Force with the necessary financial resources to enable it to fulfil its responsibilities under the relevant resolutions of the Security Council, 1. Takes note of the status of contributions to the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus as of 30 April 2001, including the contributions outstanding in the amount of 20.3 million United States dollars, representing some 10.7 per cent of the total assessed 1 A/55/739 and A/55/788. A/55/874 and Add.3. 3 S/1994/647. 2 00 57511 Distr.: General 17 July 2001

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