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Fonds Department of General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) (2002-present) - AG-016

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AG-016

Title

Department of General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) (2002-present)

Date(s)

  • 1945 - 2001 (Creation)

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Department of General Assembly and Conference Management

Administrative history

Mandated to provide technical support, meeting and documentation management, and be the go-to organization for delegate needs. Takes part in the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly. In 2006, the Department was reformed to include the following goals: “to provide high-quality documents in a timely manner in all official languages, as well as high-quality conference services to Member States at all duty stations, and to achieve those aims as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly.” (YUN, 2006).

The department consists of the following units: the Office of the Under-Secretary-General, the General Assembly and Economic and Social Affairs Division (GAEAD), the Meetings and Publishing Division (MPD), the Documentation Division (DD), the Central Planning and Coordination Service (CPCS) and the Protocol and Liaison Service. The Under-Secretary-General from 2002-2006 was Jian Chen, succeeded by Dr. Shaaban Muhammad Shaaban (2007-2013), Mr. Tegegnework Gettu (2013 - present)

Predecessor Organizations:


  • Conference and General Services (1946-1953)
  • Department of Conference Services (1954-1957)
  • Office of Conference Services (1958-1972)
  • Department of Conference Services (1973-1991)
  • Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference Services (1997-2001)

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Fonds consist of the following sub-fonds:

AG-016-001: Conference and General Services (1946-1953)
AG-016-002: Department of Conference Services (1954-1957)
AG-016-003: Office of Conference Services (1958-1972)
AG-016-004: Department of Conference Services (1973-1991):
AG-016-005 Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference Services (1997-2001)

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Text

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application/pdf

Filesize

50.8 KiB

Uploaded

May 4, 2015 2:15 PM

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