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[Extracted from UNESCO doc. "Decisions Adopted by the Executive Board at its 189th Session" dated 9 April 2012.]Español
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Source: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
9 April 2012



9 April 2012



DECISIONS ADOPTED
BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD AT ITS 189TH SESSION




19 Implementation of 36 C/Resolution 81 and 187 EX/Decision 41 concerning educational and cultural institutions in the occupied Arab territories (189 EX/19, 189 EX/28)

After considering this item, the Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) recommended, by a vote taken by roll-call, that the Executive Board adopt the following decision, with 39 votes in favour, 1 vote against (United States of America) and 13 abstentions; details of the vote are annexed to the summary record of the sixth plenary meeting of the Executive Board (189 EX/SR.6), at which the oral report of the PX Commission was presented:

The Executive Board,

1. Having examined document 189 EX/19,

2. Welcomes the admission of Palestine as Member State of UNESCO;

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

4. 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 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 a follow-up report at its 190th session, and decides to include this item in the agenda of its 190th session.


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