Sixth Committee (Legal) — 73rd session
Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives (Agenda item 84)
Draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.20 was adopted without a vote at the 35th meeting on 13 November 2018. The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 84.
Summary of work
Background (source: A/73/100)
The item entitled “Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives” was included in the agenda of the thirty-fifth session of the General Assembly at the request of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden (A/35/142).
The Assembly had the item on its agenda annually at its thirty-fifth to forty-third sessions, and biennially thereafter (resolutions 35/168, 36/33, 37/108, 38/136, 39/83, 40/73, 41/78, 41/79, 42/154, 43/167, 45/39, 47/31, 49/49, 51/156, 53/97, 55/149, 57/15, 59/37, 61/31, 63/126, 65/30, 67/94, 69/121 and 71/145).
At its seventy-first session, the Assembly allocated the item to the Sixth Committee, where statements in the debate were made by 18 delegations (see A/C.6/71/SR.11, 30 and 32). The Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit to the Assembly at its seventy-third session a report containing information on the state of ratification of and accessions to the instruments relevant to the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives and a summary of the reports received from States on serious violations involving diplomatic and consular missions and representatives and actions taken against offenders, as well as of the views of States with respect to any measures needed or already taken to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives (resolution 71/145).
Consideration at the seventy-third session
Archived videos of plenary meetings
17th meeting (18 October 2018, 10:00am – 1:00pm)
18th meeting (19 October 2018, 10:00am – 1:00pm)
35th meeting (13 November 2018, 10:00am – 1:00pm)
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