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Source: World Health Organization (WHO)
19 May 2011

II. Report of meetings


First meeting of Committee B


Item 15 Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan

The Chair opened this agenda item and gave the floor to the Secretariat who read out a revision to the draft resolution contained in document A64/B/Conf.Paper No.1, submitted by its co-sponsors. The delegate of Lebanon was then invited to introduce the draft resolution Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan.

The floor was opened for discussion and the Secretariat responded to the questions raised. The Chair then invited the Committee to consider the draft resolution.

In accordance with Rule 72 of the Rules of Procedure, a roll-call vote was taken. The vote resulted in 64 votes in favour to 5 votes against, with 51 abstentions and 57 Member States absent, as follows:

Votes in favour: Afghanistan; Algeria; Angola; Argentina, Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Belarus; Bolivia (Plurinational State of); Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cape Verde; Chad; Chile; China; Congo; Costa Rica; Cuba; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Djibouti; Ecuador; Egypt; Ghana; Guatemala; Guinea; Indonesia; Iran (Islamic Republic of); Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Malaysia; Maldives; Mauritania; Mexico; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Oman; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Qatar; Russian Federation; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Syrian Arab Republic; Tunisia; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Republic of Tanzania; Uruguay; Viet Nam; Yemen; Zimbabwe.

Votes against: Australia; Canada; Israel; New Zealand; United States of America.

Abstentions: Andorra; Armenia; Austria; Belgium; Benin; Bhutan; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Cameroon; Colombia; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Honduras; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Malawi; Malta; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Republic of Korea; Republic of Moldova; Romania; Samoa; San Marino; Serbia; Singapore; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Thailand; Ukraine; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Absent: Albania; Bahamas; Barbados; Botswana; Cambodia; Cook Islands; Côte d'Ivoire; Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Dominican Republic; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Fiji; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Guyana; Haiti; India; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Mali; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia (Federated States of); Mongolia; Montenegro; Myanmar; Nauru; Nepal; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Sao Tome and Principe; Sierra Leone; Solomon Islands; Swaziland; The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of); Zambia.

The draft resolution was approved. Seven delegates explained their vote under Rule 75 of the Rules of Procedure.


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