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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/C.3/61/SR.15
9 November 2006

Original: English

Sixty-first session
Official Records



Third Committee

Summary record of the 15th meeting
Held at Headquarters, New York, on Friday, 13 October 2006, at 10 a.m.

Chairman: Mr. Al Bayati ........................................................................... (Iraq)



Contents

Agenda item 63: Promotion and protection of the rights of children ( continued)

(a) Promotion and protection of the rights of children (continued)

(b) Follow-up to the special session on children (continued)


The meeting was called to order at 10.15 a.m.



Agenda item 63: Promotion and protection of the rights of children ( continued) (A/61/303)


(a) Promotion and protection of the rights of children (continued ) (A/61/41 and Corr.1 and Add.1, 207, 275 and Corr.1 and 299)


(b) Follow-up to the special session on children (continued) (A/61/270)

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25. Education was indispensable for peace and development, as it helped deter children from joining in armed conflict. Her Government, in the context of activities to achieve education for all, had built schools, installed computer labs and provided nutritional supplements to elementary and middle school students in the occupied Palestinian territories. ...

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49. Mr. Alakhder (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) ... His delegation was deeply concerned about the suffering of Palestinian children under Israeli occupation, who were prevented from attending school by Israeli roadblocks and were deprived of their rights and identity. Lebanese children too had suffered from an unjust war, the brutality of which was exemplified by the second Qana massacre, and they continued to be killed by internationally banned cluster bombs. ...

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52. Mr. Al-Moqhim (Saudi Arabia) ...

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54. ... His delegation was distressed that Israel, not content with causing suffering to the Palestinian children under its occupation, was also causing suffering to children in Lebanon as a result of its vicious aggression against that country.

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The meeting rose at 1 p.m.



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Corrections will be issued after the end of the session, in a separate corrigendum for each Committee.



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