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[Extracted from UNESCO doc. "Decisions Adopted by the Executive Board at its 189th Session" dated 9 April 2012.]

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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





8 Jerusalem and the implementation of 36 C/Resolution 43 and 187 EX/Decision 11 (189 EX/8, 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 34 votes in favour, 1 vote against (United States of America) and 15 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/8,

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

3. Recalls its previous decision 185 EX/Decision 14 concerning Jerusalem and World Heritage Committee decision 34 COM 7A.20 concerning the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls;

4. Regrets the lack of progress in the implementation of 185 EX/Decision 14 and World Heritage Committee decision 34 COM 7A.20;

5. Asks the Director-General to maintain her efforts to implement 185 EX/Decision 14 and World Heritage Committee decision 34 COM 7A.20;

6. 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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