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PUBLIC LAW 102-138—OCT. 28, 1991 105 STAT. 675 22 USC 4001 note. 22 USC 287e note. whose losses exceed the amounts covered in such Act. This report shall include legislative recommendations, if necessary, to implement these recommendations. Losses covered by this report shall include legitimate claims for losses incurred in Mogadishu, Somalia. SEC. 155. LANGUAGE TRAINING IN THE FOREIGN SERVICE. The Department of State, the Department of Commerce, and the United States Information Agency shall ensure that the precepts for promotion of Foreign Service employees provide that end-of-training reports for employees in full-time language training shall be weighed as heavily as the annual employee efficiency reports, in order to ensure that employees in language training are not disadvantaged in the promotion process. PART E—INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS SEC. 161. MATERIAL DONATIONS TO UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS. It is the sense of the Congress that the Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations should work to ensure that in-kind contributions by the United States and other nations to the United Nations peacekeeping forces are included at their full value when calculating the contributions to United Nations peacekeeping forces. SEC. 162. REFORM IN BUDGET DECISIONMAKING PROCEDURES OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND ITS SPECIALIZED AGENCIES. (a) ASSESSED CONTRIBUTIONS. — For assessed contributions authorized to be appropriated by section 102 of this Act, the President may withhold 20 percent of the funds appropriated for the United States assessed contribution to the United Nations or to any of its specialized agencies for any calendar year if the United Nations or any such agency has failed to implement or to continue to implement consensus-based decisionmaking procedures on budgetary matters which assure that sufficient attention is paid to the views of the United States and other member states who are major financial contributors to such assessed budgets. (b) NOTICE TO CONGRESS.—The President shall notify the Congress President, when a decision is made to withhold any share of the United States assessed contribution to the United Nations or its specialized agencies pursuant to subsection (a) and shall notify the Congress when the decision is made to pay any previously withheld assessed contribution. A notification under this subsection shall include appropriate consultation between the President (or his representative) and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate. (c) CONTRIBUTIONS FOR PRIOR YEARS.— Subject to the availability of appropriations, payment of assessed contributions for prior years may be made to the United Nations or any of its specialized agencies notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, section 405 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101-246) and section 143 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 (Public Law 99-93) if such payment would further United States interests in that organization. (d) REPORT TO CONGRESS. —Not later than February 1 of each year, President, the President shall submit a report to the Congress concerning the