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Indian diplomat elected to UN Advisory Committee On Administrative And Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)

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  • November 10, 2020
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Indian diplomat elected to UN Advisory Committee On Administrative And Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – International Relations; Important organisations

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  • Recently, Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra was elected to the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ). 
  • ACABQ is a subsidiary organ of the UN General Assembly.

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Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)

  • ACABQ consists of 16 members appointed by the Assembly in their individual capacity.
  • ACABQ ensures that fund contributions to the UN system are put to good effect and that mandates are properly funded.
  • Functions: (1) To examine and report on the budget submitted by the Secretary-General to the General Assembly; (2) To advise the General Assembly concerning any administrative and budgetary matters referred to it.

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