Transparency and accountability should be part and parcel of the UN system.
Transparency at the UN is an international demand
Member States worked in close contact with the Presidency of the General Assembly in order to strengthen the accountability, transparency and institutional memory of the Office. Resolution 70/305 on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly and its annexes, adopted on 13 September 2016, have been welcomed as a milestone and breakthrough on this process. The 71st and 72nd Session followed recommitted to these newly established procedures with Resolution 71/323 and Resolution 72/313.