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Adopted on 30 November 2012 by
160 votes to 7 with 7 abstentions.
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        General Assembly
28 February 2013

Sixty-seventh session
Agenda item 37

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly

[without reference to a Main Committee (A/67/L.19 and Add.1)]

67/22. Special information programme on the question of Palestine of the Department of Public Information of the Secretariat

The General Assembly,

Having considered the report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People,1

Taking note, in particular, of the information contained in chapter VI of that report,

Recalling its resolution 66/16 of 30 November 2011,

Convinced that the worldwide dissemination of accurate and comprehensive information and the role of civil society organizations and institutions remain of vital importance in heightening awareness of and support for the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, including the right to self-determination and independence, and for the efforts to achieve a just, lasting and peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine,

Recalling the mutual recognition between the Government of the State of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, the representative of the Palestinian people, as well as the existing agreements between the two sides,

Affirming its support for the Middle East peace process on the basis of the relevant United Nations resolutions, the terms of reference of the Madrid Conference, including the principle of land for peace, the Arab Peace Initiative adopted by the Council of the League of Arab States at its fourteenth session,2 and the Quartet road map to a permanent two-State solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, endorsed by the Security Council in resolution 1515 (2003) of 19 November 2003,3 Recalling the advisory opinion rendered on 9 July 2004 by the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of the construction of a wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory,4

Reaffirming that the United Nations has a permanent responsibility towards the question of Palestine until the question is resolved in all its aspects in a satisfactory manner in accordance with international legitimacy,

47th plenary meeting
30 November 2012

1Official Records of the General Assembly, Sixty-seventh Session, Supplement No. 35 (A/67/35).
2A/56/1026-S/2002/932, annex II, resolution 14/221.
3S/2003/529, annex.
4See A/ES-10/273 and Corr.1.

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