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[Extracted from UNESCO doc.: "Decisions Adopted by the Executive Board at its 187th Session" dated 30 November 2011.]

Institutions éducatives et culturelles dans les territoires arabes occupés – Décision d’UNESCO Français

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Source: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
30 November 2011

41 Implementation of 35 C/Resolution 75 and 186 EX/Decision 34 concerning educational
and cultural institutions in the occupied Arab territories (187 EX/41; 187 EX/54)

After considering this item, the Programme and External Relations Commission recommended by a vote taken by roll-call that the Executive Board adopt the following draft decision, with 40 votes in favour, 1 vote against and 15 abstentions, the United States of America having voted against; details of the vote are annexed to the summary record of the seventh plenary meeting of the Board, at which the oral report of the Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) was presented:

The Executive Board,

1. Having examined document 187 EX/41,

2. Recalls its previous decision 185 EX/Decision 36 concerning educational and cultural institutions in the occupied Arab territories;

3. Notes that the status of Palestine is the subject of ongoing deliberations at the United Nations in New York;

4. Also notes the slow progress in the implementation of 185 EX/Decision 36;

5. Thanks the Director-General for the initial progress achieved in the implementation of decision 185 EX/Decision 36, and invites her to maintain her efforts to fully implement that decision;

6. Also invites the Director-General to submit to it at its 189th session a follow-up report, and decides to include this item in the agenda of its 189th session.
(187 EX(SR.7)

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