TitleQuestions relating to the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2000-2001 : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Questions relating to the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2000-2001
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Decides that no changes to the budget methodology, to established budgetary procedures and practices or to the financial regulations may be implemented without prior review and approval by the General Assembly, in accordance with established budgetary procedures; decides that any development related to results-based budgeting should be undertaken only with the prior approval of the General Assembly; decides to make changes, as contained in annex I to the present resolution, to the programme narratives in the final published version of the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2000-2001, as reflected in the conclusions and recommendations contained in the report of the Committee for Programme and Coordination and the provisions of the present resolution; decides that a vacancy rate of 6.5 per cent for Professional staff and 2.5 per cent for General Service staff shall be used as a basis for the calculation of the budget for the biennium 2000-2001; decides to reduce the resources proposed for allocation to information technology for the biennium 2000-2001 by $3,443,000; decides to reduce the level of resources proposed by the Secretary-General for allocation to general temporary assistance, with the exception of general temporary assistance for conference services, by $3.2 million; decides to reduce the level of resources proposed by the Secretary-General for consultants by $2,028,000, with the exception of resources for the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the regional commissions; decides to reduce the resources proposed for travel of staff on official business by $2,480,000; decides that the staffing table for each year of the biennium 2000-2001 shall be as contained in annex II to the present resolution.
Adopted at the 88th plenary meeting, 23 Dec. 1999. "Annex 1: Changes to the programme narratives of the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2000-2001, as reflected in the conclusions and recommendations of the Committee for Programme and Coordination at its 39th session, and additional modifications": p. 21-32. "Annex 2: Staffing table for 2000 and 2001": p. 33.