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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/C.3/57/SR.11
28 October 2002

Original: English

Fifty-seventh session
Official Records



Third Committee

Summary record of the 11th meeting
Held at Headquarters, New York, on Tuesday, 8 October 2002, at 3 p.m.

Chairman: Mr. Wenawesar .......................................... (Liechtenstein)

Contents

Agenda item 97: Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly ( continued)*

Agenda item 98: Social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family ( continued)*

Agenda item 99: Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons: Second World Assembly on Ageing (continued) *


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

Agenda item 97: Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (continued) (A/57/115)

Agenda item 98: Social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family ( continued ) (A/57/3, A/57/67-E/2002/45, A/57/139 and Corr.1, A/57/218 and Corr.1 and A/57/352; A/C.3/57/L.6; E/CN.5/2002/2)

Agenda item 99: Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons: Second World Assembly on Ageing (continued) (A/57/93)

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7. Mr. Kadri (Morocco) ...

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12. His delegation was concerned by the serious deterioration in the economic, social and humanitarian situation of the Palestinian people as a consequence of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. It was the duty of the international community to shoulder its responsibilities in order to alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people and to persuade Israel to comply with the relevant United Nations resolutions and with international humanitarian law.

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38. Mr. Haqati (Kuwait), ...

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43. Many obstacles stood in the way of social and economic development, the most important of which were wars and political instability, as illustrated by the Israeli occupation of Arab and Palestinian territories as well as inter-African strife. Kuwait believed in the close connection between peace and development. It also believed that compliance by all parties with United Nations resolutions on development would reinforce national progress.

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The meeting rose at 4.25 p.m.

This record is subject to correction. Corrections should be sent under the signature of a member of the delegation concerned within one week of the date of publication to the Chief of the Official Records Editing Section, room DC2-750, 2 United Nations Plaza, and incorporated in a copy of the record.

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



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