General Assembly

The Scientific Committee reports annually to the United Nations General Assembly. This report and its scientific annexes are issued online and as a United Nations sales publication to disseminate the findings for the benefit of the international scientific community. The reports are discussed by the Assembly's Fourth Committee, which subsequently recommends a resolution to the Assembly for its adoption. The Secretary-General Reports on the Committee are also listed here.

Reports to the General Assembly and resolutions

2021

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/76/75

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 9 December 2021 at its 76th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/76/46

Report on the activities of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly, from the 67th session (2-6 November 2020) and 68th sessions (21-25 June 2021).

SG Report

Report of the Secretary-General A/76/279

Report on operational cost implications of increased membership of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation. Report of the Secretary-General of 6 August 2021, presented to the 76th General Assembly.

2020

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/75/91

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 10 December 2020 at the 75th General Assembly.

Report

Note by the chair to the General Assembly A/75/46

Update on the activities of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation since its sixty-sixth session (2-6 November 2020).

2019

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/74/81

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 10 December 2020 at its 74th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/74/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 66th session (10-14 June 2019).

2018

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/73/261

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 22 December 2018 at its 73rd session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/73/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 65th session (11-14 June 2018).

2017

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/72/76

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 7 December 2017 at its 72nd session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/72/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 64th session (29 May-2 June 2017).

Membership

Membership List from Secretary-General A/72/557

List of Member States expressing interest in membership in the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, 30 October 2017.

2016

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/71/89

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 6 December 2016 at its 71st session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/71/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 63rd session (27 June-1 July 2016).

2015

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/70/81

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 9 December 2015 at its 70th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/70/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 62nd session (1-5 June 2015).

2014

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/69/84

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 2014 at its 69th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/69/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 61st session (21-25 July 2014).

SG Report

Report of the Secretary-General A/69/350

Report on impact of the increase in the membership of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, and possible approaches to further increases. Distributed on 8 September 2014.

2013

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/68/73

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 11 December 2013 at its 68th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/68/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 60th session (27-31 May 2013).

Corrigendum

2012

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/67/112

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2012 at its 67th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/67/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 59th session (21-25 May 2012).

2011

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/66/70

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 9 December 2011 at its 66th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/66/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 58th session (23-27 May 2011).

SG Report

Report of the Secretary-General A/66/378

Report on Effects of atomic radiation in the Marshall Islands. Distributed on 26 September 2011.

Membership

Report of the Secretary-General A/66/524

Report on membership of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation and the financial implications of increased membership. Distributed on 21 October 2011.

Letter

Letter from the Secretary-General to the President of the General Assembly A/C.4/66/8

Letter dated 10 October 2011 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the General Assembly on the high-level meeting on nuclear safety and security, held in New York on 22 September 2011. Distributed on 12 October 2011.

2010

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/65/96

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 10 December 2010 at its 65th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/65/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 57th session (16-20 August 2010).

Addendum A/65/46/Add.1

2009

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/64/85

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 10 December 2009 at its 64th session.

Letter

Letter from the Chair to the President of the General Assembly A/64/223

Letter dated 10 July 2009 from the Chairman of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation addressed to the President of the General Assembly. Distributed on 4 August 2009.

Letter

Letter from the Chair to the President of the General Assembly A/64/796

Letter dated 18 May 2010 from the Chair of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation addressed to the President of the General Assembly. Distributed on 1 June 2010.

2008

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/63/89

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 5 December 2008 at its 63rd session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/63/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 56th session (10-18 July 2008).

SG Report

Report of the Secretary-General A/63/478

Report on financial and administrative implications of increased membership of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, staffing of the professional secretariat of the Scientific Committee and methods to ensure sufficient, assured and predictable funding. Distributed on 13 October 2008.

2007

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/62/100

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 2007 at its 62nd session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/62/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 55th session (21-25 May 2007).

2006

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/61/109

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 14 December 2006 at its 61st session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/61/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 54th session (29 May-2 June 2006).

Corrigendum A/61/46/Corr.1

2005

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/60/98

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 8 December 2005 at its 60th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/60/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 53rd session (26-30 September 2005).

2004

Resolution

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/59/114

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 10 December 2004 at its 59th session.

Report

Report to the General Assembly A/59/46

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation to the General Assembly adopted at the Committee’s 52nd session (26 to 30 April 2004).

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