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Thematic debate on the role and authority of the General Assembly, including on public diplomacy and global communications - Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the Work of the General Assembly
25 Feb 2021 -  Strengthening the work of the General Assembly can help ensure that this “chief deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations” (para. 149 of the 2005 World Summit Outcome Document) becomes a true, universal “parliament of nations”.
Among specific mandates for the 75th session, the Assembly:
Requested the Secretariat to continue updating regularly and equally the multilingual web page devoted to the revitalization of the work of the General Assembly in all six official languages and its substantive content within existing resources in a cost-effective manner, including through the use of existing capabilities such as automation of translation, while ensuring the accuracy of translation; Requests the Secretary-General to undertake within existing resources an analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the work of the General Assembly and to provide a briefing thereon to the Ad Hoc Working Group during the seventy-fifth session.
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