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Droit du peuple Palestinien à l’autodétermination – Vote de l'AG (Plénière) - Communiqué de presse (extraits) Français
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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
21 December 2010


General Assembly
GA/10905

            Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Sixty-fifth General Assembly
Plenary
70th Meeting (PM)

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS 52 RESOLUTIONS, 6 DECISIONS RECOMMENDED BY THIRD COMMITTEE
 
ON BROAD RANGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIAL, CULTURAL ISSUES
 

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The General Assembly today adopted 52 resolutions and 6 decisions recommended to it by its Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural), including one welcoming the establishment of “UN Women” and another that sets new standards governing the treatment of women prisoners.

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Recorded votes were also required on resolutions concerning the report of the Human Rights Council (123-1-55); practices fuelling racism (129-3-52); Palestinian self-determination (177-6-4); ...

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Background

The General Assembly met today to consider the reports of its Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural).

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Rights of Peoples to Self-Determination

The Committee’s report on the right of peoples to self-determination (document A/65/455) contained three draft resolutions.

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Draft resolution II on the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, approved on 22 November by a recorded vote of 174 in favour to 5 against (Federated States of Micronesia, Israel, Nauru, Marshall Islands, United States), with 3 abstaining (Canada, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo), would have the Assembly express the urgent need for the resumption and accelerated advancement of negotiations within the Middle East peace process.  Affirming the right of all States in the region to live in peace within secure and internationally recognized borders, it would reaffirm the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, including the right to their independent State of Palestine.  It would also urge all States and the specialized agencies and organizations of the United Nations to continue to support and assist the Palestinian people in the early realization of their right to self-determination.  (Press Release GA/SHC/4000)

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Action on Third Committee Texts


The Assembly then advanced to the Committee’s report on the right of peoples to self-determination (document A/65/455) which contained three draft resolutions.

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Draft resolution II on the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination was adopted by a recorded vote of 177 in favour to 6 against (Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, United States), with 4 abstentions (Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tonga).

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