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UNITED
NATIONS

Distr.
GENERAL
CERD/C/SR.1760
7 August 2006

Original: ENGLISH

International Convention on
the Elimination
of all Forms of
Racial Discrimination



COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

Sixty-ninth session

SUMMARY RECORD OF THE 1760th MEETING

Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva,
on Monday, 31 July 2006, at 10 a.m.

Chairperson: Mr. de GOUTTES


CONTENTS


ORGANIZATIONAL AND OTHER MATTERS

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA



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

ORGANIZATIONAL AND OTHER MATTERS (item 2 of the provisional agenda) (CERD/C/69/1)

1. The CHAIRPERSON declared open the sixty-ninth session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. ...

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7. On 5 and 6 July 2006, the Council had held a special session to consider the latest escalation of the situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories. It had adopted a resolution calling for an urgent fact-finding mission of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories; the Israeli authorities had thus far not responded to a request submitted to that effect.

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19. Mr. BRUNI (Treaty Implementation Team Leader), replying to the question on action taken in respect of the current situation in the Middle East, said that the President of the Human Rights Council was engaged in efforts to implement the resolution concerning a fact-finding mission to the occupied Palestinian territories. The Committee would be informed of any progress in that regard.

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ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA (item 1 of the provisional agenda) (CERD/C/69/1)

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31. The CHAIRPERSON invited the Committee to adopt the provisional agenda (CERD/C/69/1), as orally amended.

32. The agenda, as orally amended, was adopted.

The meeting was suspended at 11.40 a.m. and resumed at 1 p.m.


33. The CHAIRPERSON suggested that, in the light of the concerns expressed earlier by members, the morning of Thursday 3 August should be devoted to a general debate on the humanitarian crisis in Lebanon, followed by a brief report by Mr. Kjaerum on follow-up procedures.

34. It was so decided.
The meeting rose at 1.05 p.m.


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