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Governance, UN Resolutions & Reports

United Nations General Assembly

The UN General Assembly, through its Second Committee, remains the principal decision-making body for intergovernmental governance of the ISDR System, including endorsement of policies related to disaster risk reduction.

The roles and accountability of the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs who acts as Chair of the ISDR System are articulated under the existing mandates from the General Assembly[1].



1: Report of the Secretary-General A/54/497 and General Assembly Resolution A/RES/54/219.
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