Fifth Committee

A peacekeeping officer during a patrol in the streets of Gao, Mali, performed daily by United Nations Police (UNPOL) Officers from MINUSMA and Malian National Guard Officers.  7 November 2018.
MINUSMA/Marco Dormino

THE COMMITTEES: ‘All roads lead to the Fifth’

At the United Nations, there is a popular saying – all roads lead to the Fifth – the “Fifth” here is the General Assembly’s main Administrative and Budgetary Committee, where all financial and programme matters concerning the UN system, are discussed. In this feature series on the work of the General Assembly, the UN body made up of all 193 Member States, UN News gives you an inside look at the critical work of the Fifth Committee.