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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
A/C.3/60/SR.10
28 October 2005

Sixtieth session
Official Records



Third Committee

Summary record of the 10th meeting
Held at Headquarters, New York, on Tuesday, 11 October 2005, at 3 p.m.

Chairman: Mr. Butagira ...................................................................... (Uganda)
later: Mr. Anshar (Vice-Chairman) .................................................... (Indonesia)
later: Mr. Butagira (Chairman) ............................................................ (Uganda)



Contents

Agenda item 64: Advancement of women

Agenda item 65: Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women and of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”



The meeting was called to order at 3.05 p.m.



Agenda item 64: Advancement of women (A/60/38, A/60/111, A/60/137, A/60/137/Corr.1, A/60/165, A/60/206, A/60/211, A/60/274, A/60/281, A/60/372, A/60/62-E/2005/10, A/60/79 and A/60/371)

Agenda item 65: Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women and of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century” (A/60/170, A/60/111, A/60/211 and A/60/371)

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67. Mr. Afifi (Egypt) ...

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71. The reference in the Report of the Committee (A/60/38) regarding Palestinian pregnant women and their mistreatment at Israeli checkpoints reaffirmed the importance of ending the inhumane practices against the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation. As a provisional arrangement, the United Nations should endeavour to undertake to protect Palestinian women in the occupied area.

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73. Ms. Warif-Halabi (Syrian Arab Republic) ...

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75. The Syrian Institute for family affairs was consistently working to improve living conditions for women. Recalling that the Beijing Platform for Action had included targets regarding women in occupied areas, her delegation pointed out that women’s organizations in the Syrian Arab Republic continued to monitor the situation of women in the Golan and in occupied Palestinian lands and to call for an end to the occupation.

The meeting rose at 5.50 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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