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Fifty-sixth Session: 2001

THIRD COMMITTEE
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural

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30 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3677 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES EIGHT DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT, GLOBALIZATION, IRAN, SUDAN

GA/SHC/3678 THIRD COMMITTEE CONCLUDES SESSION BY APPROVING DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN MYANMAR, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

29 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3676 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES, WITHOUT VOTE, 10 DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, WOMEN, CULTURAL DIVERSITY, REFUGEES

28 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3675 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES FIVE DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, REFUGEES, DISPLACED PERSONS, MINORITIES, JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION

27 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3674 THIRD COMMITTEE'S ADOPTION OF DRAFT RESOLUTION ON STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS DRAWS STRONG DEBATE

26 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3673 THIRD COMMITTEE HEARS INTRODUCTION OF FIVE DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION, RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE, OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES

23 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3671/Corr.1 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFT RESOLUTION URGING SUPPORT FOR PALESTINIAN QUEST FOR SELF-DETERMINATION

21 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3671 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFT RESOLUTION URGING SUPPORT FOR PALESTINIAN QUEST FOR SELF-DETERMINATION

GA/SHC/3672 THIRD COMMITTEE CONCLUDES THREE-DAY DEBATE ON REFUGEE-RELATED ISSUES

20 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3669 QUICK ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS NEEDS OF INCREASING NUMBERS OF REFUGEES, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

GA/SHC/3670 ZAMBIA CALLS ON DONOR COUNTRIES TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR UNHCR, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DEBATE ON REFUGEES

19 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3667 REFUGEES VICTIMS OF TERRORISM, NOT ITS PERPETRATORS, HIGH COMMISSIONER TELLS THIRD COMMITTEE, AS REFUGEE DEBATE OPENS

GA/SHC/3668 WORLD'S BURGEONING REFUGEE PROBLEM REFLECTS INADEQUACIES OF CURRENT PROTECTION SYSTEM, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

16 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3666 PROTECTION OF RIGHTS OF MINORITIES DESERVES PRIORITY ATTENTION, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD AS IT CONCLUDES DEBATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS

15 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3665 GLOBALIZATION PROCESS SHOULD BE REDIRECTED TO BENEFIT ENTIRE HUMAN FAMILY, IRAN TELLS THIRD COMMITTEE, AS HUMAN RIGHTS DISCUSSION CONTINUES

14 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3664 PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM POVERTY, HUNGER, POOR HEALTH UNLIKELY TO ENJOY HUMAN RIGHTS, DELEGATES STRESS IN THIRD COMMITTEE

13 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3662 COUNTRIES TO FOCUS ON RESTORATION OF AFGHAN SOCIETY RESPECTING ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, SPEAKERS TELL THIRD COMMITTEE

GA/SHC/3663 SITUATION OF MIGRANTS MORE DIFFICULT SINCE 11 SEPTEMBER ATTACKS, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD AS HUMAN RIGHTS DEBATE CONTINUES

12 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3661 OBSTACLES PUT IN WAY OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS BY GOVERNMENTS HAMPER ENJOYMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

9 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3658/Corr.1 QUESTIONS RAISED IN THIRD COMMITTEE REGARDING SUDAN'S USE OF OIL REVENUES; SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR'S QUERY AT ISSUE

GA/SHC/3659 IN THIRD COMMITTEE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR EXPRESSES 'GRAVE CONCERN' ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN IRAQ

GA/SHC/3660 SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS TELL THIRD COMMITTEE THAT EVENTS OF 11 SEPTEMBER SEVERELY AFFECTED EFFORTS TO PROMOTE, PROTECT RIGHTS TO FOOD, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

8 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3658 QUESTIONS RAISED IN THIRD COMMITTEE REGARDING SUDAN'S USE OF OIL REVENUES; SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR'S QUERY AT ISSUE

GA/SHC/3657 PARTICIPATION OF AFGHAN PEOPLE MUST BE CENTRAL TO POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING THERE, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD, AS HUMAN RIGHTS DELIBERATIONS CONTINUE

7 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3656 THIRD COMMITTEE HEARS CALLS FOR PRIORITY ATTENTION TO INCORPORATING HUMAN RIGHTS TREATY PROVISIONS INTO DOMESTIC LAW

6 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3655 RACISM, INTOLERANCE BOTH CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLENCE, HIGH COMMISSIONER TELLS THIRD COMMITTEE, AS DEBATE OPENS ON HUMAN RIGHTS

5 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3654 SELECTIVE APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLE IN UN CHARTER AND DECOLONIZATION DECLARATION COULD JEOPARDIZE INTERNATIONAL PEACE, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

1 November, 2001
GA/SHC/3653 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES FOUR DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON WOMEN'S ISSUES, TWO ON CRIME PREVENTION, CRIMINAL JUSTICE

GA/SHC/3652 RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION PRIMARILY CONCERNS THOSE UNDER FOREIGN OCCUPATION OR COLONIALISM, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD, AS DIFFERING VIEWS ARE EXPRESSED

31 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3650 MERCENARIES OFTEN A PRESENCE IN TERRORIST ATTACKS, SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR TELLS THIRD COMMITTEE AS IT BEGINS DISCUSSIONS ON SELF-DETERMINATION

GA/SHC/3651 RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION NOT SYNONYMOUS WITH INDEPENDENT STATEHOOD, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD, AS DEBATE CONTINUES

30 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3649 STABLE FINANCING NEEDED FOR SMOOTH FUNCTIONING OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' FORUM, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

29 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3647 THIRD COMMITTEE HEARS CALL FOR RATIFICATION OF OPTIONAL PROTOCOL ON CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT

GA/SHC/3648 PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES AN IMPORTANT STEP TOWARDS PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIGENOUS GROUPS, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

26 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3646 THREAT OF CHILD LABOUR, NEED FOR PRIORITY ATTENTION TO EDUCATION STRESSED, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DISCUSSION OF CHILDREN'S RIGHTS

24 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3644 IN CONTINUING DEBATE ON PROTECTION OF CHILDREN'S RIGHTS, THIRD COMMITTEE HEARS CALLS FOR CONCERTED ACTION AGAINST AIDS, MALARIA, TUBERCULOSIS

GA/SHC/3645 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFT RESOLUTION ON LITERACY DECADE, ILLICIT DRUGS, YOUTH, COOPERATIVES, CRIME PREVENTION

23 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3643 TOO MANY CHILDREN SUFFER FROM ARMED CONFLICT, EXPLOITATION, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD AS DISCUSSION ON CHILDREN CONTINUES

22 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3641 CUSTOMARY PRACTICES AFFECTING WOMEN'S HEALTH LINKED TO POVERTY, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD AS IT CONCLUDES DEBATE ON WOMEN'S ISSUES

19 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3640 ELIMINATING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, INCREASING THEIR POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AMONG ISSUES ADDRESSED, AS THIRD COMMITTEE DEBATE CONTINUES

18 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3639 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFT RESOLUTIONS, DECISIONS ON AGEING ASSEMBLY, SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, FAMILY, DISABLED PERSONS

GA/SHC/3638 ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN CRUCIAL TO DEVELOPMENT PROCESS, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD, AS DEBATE ON WOMENS' ISSUES CONTINUES

17 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3637 CURRENT AFGHANISTAN CRISIS A POWERFUL WARNING OF CONSEQUENCES WHEN WOMEN ARE EXCLUDED FROM DECISION-MAKING, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

GA/SHC/3636 DEEP CONCERNS EXPRESSED OVER GLOBAL CHALLENGES POSED BY ILLICIT DRUG TRAFFICKING AND ORGANIZED CRIME, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONCLUDES DEBATE

16 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3635 INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION NEEDED TO COMBAT MONEY LAUNDERING, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD AS DEBATE ON CRIME, DRUGS CONTINUES

15 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3634 WITH STRONG POLITICAL WILL, GOVERNMENTS COULD DEVELOP UN CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION BY 2003, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

12 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3632 THIRD COMMITTEE INFORMED OF `SERIOUS DECREASE' IN HEROIN PRODUCTION IN AFGHANISTAN, BUT LARGE STOCKPILES REMAIN

GA/SHC/3633 IMPORTANCE OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, LEGAL CONVENTIONS STRESSED AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DISCUSSION OF DRUGS, CRIME

11 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3631 POVERTY, NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION HIGHLIGHTED, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONCLUDES DISCUSSION OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ISSUES

10 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3630 RAPIDLY AGEING POPULATION WILL STRESS SOCIAL BUDGETS ACROSS GLOBE, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

9 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3629 AS THIRD COMMITTEE PURSUES DEBATE ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTS, SPEAKERS CALL FOR 'REAL INTERACTION' WITH DISABLED

GA/SHC/3628 IMPORTANCE OF PEACE, SECURITY, EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTED AS THIRD COMMITTEE FOCUSES ON CONCERNS OF YOUTH

8 October, 2001
GA/SHC/3627 HIGH INEQUALITY A MAJOR IMPEDIMENT TO ECONOMIC GROWTH, POVERTY ALLEVIATION, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

27 September, 2001
GA/SHC/3626 SOCIAL, HUMANITARIAN COMMITTEE ELECTS VICE-CHAIRMEN, RAPPORTEUR; ADOPTS WORK PROGRAMME

13 September, 2001
BIO/3387-GA/SHC/3625 FUAD MUBARAK AL-HINAI OF OMAN ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THIRD COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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