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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/C.4/67/SR.13
2 January 2013

Original: English

Sixty-seventh session
Official Records





Special Political and Decolonization Committee
(Fourth Committee)

Summary record of the 13th meeting
Held at Headquarters, New York, on Thursday, 25 October 2012, at 3 p.m.

Chair: Mr. Felopoulos (Vice-Chair) ....................................................... (Greece)
later: Mr. Messone (Chair) ..................................................................... (Gabon)



Contents




Agenda item 55: Questions relating to information (continued) (A/67/21 and A/67/307)

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14. Ms. Tambunan (Indonesia) ...

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15. It was essential to continue to raise international awareness concerning the question of Palestine with a view to supporting efforts to achieve a just and lasting peace in the Middle East. She acknowledged the contribution made by the Department to publicizing the issue through the United Nations website and through its annual training programme for Palestinian media professionals and encouraged the Department to continue its work in that area, including by organizing activities to mark the annual International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

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18. Mr. Sahraei (Islamic Republic of Iran) ...

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22. Given the serious deterioration in the humanitarian and economic situation of the innocent Palestinian people, the Department had an important responsibility to raise international awareness regarding the question of Palestine.

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32. Mr. Alzayani (Bahrain) ...

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35. He urged the Department to continue its information activities under the special information programme on the question of Palestine until a just solution to that question was achieved.

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50. Mr. Sharaf (Egypt) said that his delegation appreciated the efforts made by the Department in recent months to clarify the role of the United Nations with regard to substantive issues such as the question of Palestine, international development goals, nuclear non- proliferation, climate change, sustainable development, NEPAD, peacekeeping and UN-Women. ...

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55. His delegation ... emphasized the importance of the Department’s activities aimed at helping to bring about a just and comprehensive peace in the Middle East through the dissemination of information that faithfully reported developments on the ground and United Nations efforts to end the Israeli occupation of Arab lands occupied since 1967, enable the Palestinian people to establish an independent State with East Jerusalem as its capital and secure Israel’s withdrawal from all occupied Syrian and Lebanese territory in accordance with the relevant international terms of reference, including the Arab peace initiative. In that connection, there should be greater focus on the current Palestinian bid for United Nations membership.

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