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Sixty-second session

Observer status for the Italian-Latin American Institute in the General Assembly (agenda item 159)

Summary of work

Background

The item was included in the agenda at the request of Italy together with Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru and Uruguay.

Consideration at the sixty-second session

The Committee considered the item at its 10th and 13th meetings, on 19 and 23 October 2007.

Action taken by the Sixth Committee

At the 10th meeting, on 19 October, the representative of Italy, also on behalf of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, introduced a draft resolution entitled “Observer status for the Italian-Latin American Institute in the General Assembly” (A/C.6/62/L.5). At its 13th meeting, on 23 October, the Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/62/L.5 without a vote.