The UN General Assembly approved 8.3 billion dollars appropriation for 15 peacekeeping operations.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the assembly also approved 1.14 billion dollars for its missions in South Sudan, 1.4 billion dollars for stabilisation in DR Congo.
It also approved 1.2 billion dollars for the African Union/UN missions in Darfur, among other approvals.
According to a document from the Assembly, made available to UN correspondents on Friday, the body also approved a related document that took action on recent allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse,
Members further adopted 22 other resolutions.
Among the adopted documents was a resolution on cross-cutting issues relating to the financing of peacekeeping operations.
On special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, the assembly welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s determination to strengthen protection measures.
The assembly noted the declining number of allegations of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse cases and reiterated concern at involving the most egregious forms of sexual exploitation and abuse.
It also expressed concern about the response of the UN to the recent allegations of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse in the Central African Republic.
The assembly welcomed the creation of an External Independent Review by the Secretary-General.
The body is expected to assess the response to those allegations and to a broad range of systemic issues related to how the Organisation addresses serious information of this kind.
Members also asked him to report expeditiously to the Assembly on the Review’s findings and further requested him to report on the lessons learned and measures for improvement no later than the main part of its seventieth session.
The world body encouraged the Secretary-General to continue his efforts to strengthen accountability in all sectors of field missions.
It urged the Secretary-General and Member States to undertake all relevant actions within their respective areas of competence, including holding perpetrators accountable.
The Assembly asked the Secretary-General to engage in consultations with Member States, in particular troop-contributing countries, on the reporting methodology on sexual abuse and exploitation cases.