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Droit du peuple Palestinien à l’autodétermination – Vote de l'AG (Plénière) - Communiqué de presse (extraits) Français
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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
19 December 2011


General Assembly
GA/11198

            Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
89th Meeting (AM)

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS MORE THAN 60 RESOLUTIONS RECOMMENDED BY THIRD COMMITTEE,
INCLUDING TEXT CONDEMNING GRAVE, SYSTEMATIC HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN SYRIA

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Background

The General Assembly met today to consider the reports of its Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural).

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Rights of Peoples to Self-Determination

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Draft resolution II on the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, approved by a recorded vote of 166 in favour to 5 against (Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia and the United States), with 4 abstentions (Cameroon, Haiti, Togo and Venezuela), on 22 November, would have the Assembly reaffirm the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, including the right to their independent State of Palestine. It would also urge all States, as well as the specialized agencies and organizations of the United Nations system, to continue to support and assist the Palestinian people in the early realization of their right to self-determination. (Press Release GA/SHC/4033)

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Action on Third Committee Texts

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Next, it turned to the Third Committee’s report on the right of peoples to self-determination (document A/66/461), which contains three draft resolutions and one decision.

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Draft resolution II on the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, was adopted by a recorded vote of 182 in favour to 7 against ( Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and the United States), with 3 abstentions ( Cameroon, South Sudan, and Tonga). (Annex IV)

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ANNEX IV

Vote on Palestinian Self-Determination

The draft resolution on the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination (document A/66/461) was adopted by a recorded vote of 182 in favour to 7 against, with 3 abstentions, as follows:

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