Question of Palestine home
26 October 2000
Agenda item 113
Right of peoples to self-determination
Afghanistan, Algeria, Andorra, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chile, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Portugal, Qatar, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Palestine: draft resolution
The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination
The General Assembly
that the development of friendly relations among nations, based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, is among the purposes and principles of the United Nations, as defined in its Charter,
the International Covenants on Human Rights,
/ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,
/ the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
/ and the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action,
/ adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights on 25 June 1993,
the Declaration on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United Nations,
the United Nations Millennium Declaration,
for an immediate resumption of negotiations within the Middle East peace process on its agreed basis and for the speedy achievement of a final settlement between the Palestinian and Israeli sides,
the right of all States in the region to live in peace within secure and internationally recognized borders,
the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, including their right to a State;
Expresses the hope
that the Palestinian people will soon be exercising their right to self-determination, which is not subject to any veto, in the current peace process;
all States and the specialized agencies and the organizations of the United Nations system to continue to support and assist the Palestinian people in their quest for self-determination.
General Assembly resolution 2200 A (XXI), annex.
General Assembly resolution 217 A (III).
General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV).
/ A/CONF.157/24 (Part I), chap. III.
See General Assembly resolution 50/6.
General Assembly resolution 55/2.