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  FIFTY-SEVENTH SESSION: 2002

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2 May 2003
GA/SHC/3734 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFT RESOLUTION ON KHMER ROUGE TRIALS
1 May 2003
GA/SHC/3733 DRAFT TEXT ON KHMER ROUGE TRIALS INTRODUCED IN THIRD COMMITTEE
25 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3732 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES FIVE-PART DRAFT RESOLUTION CALLING FOR ACTION TO COUNTER RACISM AND INTOLERANCE, AS IT CONCLUDES CURRENT SESSION

GA/SHC/3731 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFT RESOLUTION CALLING FOR EFFECTIVE ACTION TO ELIMINATE EXTRAJUDICIAL, SUMMARY OR ARBITRARY EXECUTIONS

22 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3730 IN SERIES OF VOTES, SOCIAL COMMITTEE DEFEATS EFFORTS TO AMEND TEXTS ON EXTRAJUDICIAL, SUMMARY OR ARBITRARY EXECUTIONS

21 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3729 NEED FOR COMPLIANCE WITH HUMAN RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM STRESSED, AS THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES SIX DRAFT RESOLUTIONS

20 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3728 THIRD COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS CONTINUATION OF OFFICE OF HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES THROUGH END OF 2008

19 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3727 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES 15 DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, INCLUDING NEW TEXT ON RIGHT TO PEACE

18 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3726 FIVE TEXTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS APPROVED BY THIRD COMMITTEE; DISCUSSION ON REFUGEES CONCLUDES

15 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3725 THIRD COMMITTEE APPROVES DRAFTS ON INSTRAW, PALESTINIAN CHILDREN; CONTINUES DEBATE ON REFUGEE ISSUES

14 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3724 THIRD COMMITTEE HEARS INTRODUCTION OF 13 DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, INCLUDING SITUATIONS IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, IRAQ, MYANMAR, SUDAN

13 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3723 BURDEN OF HOSTING REFUGEES, CHRONIC UNHCR BUDGET SHORTAGES HIGHLIGHTED, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DISCUSSION ON REFUGEES

12 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3722 DELEGATES IN THIRD COMMITTEE URGED TO CREATE ‘HUMAN RIGHTS CULTURE’, ENSURING RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD, HOUSING, DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL SERVICES

11 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3721 ‘ANYONE DYING FROM HUNGER WAS DYING FROM MURDER’, SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR TELLS THIRD COMMITTEE, AS DISCUSSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS CONTINUES

8 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3720 COMMON VALUES HAVE LITTLE MERIT IF NOT TRANSLATED INTO CONCRETE, INDIVIDUAL BENEFITS, SAYS NORWAY, AS THIRD COMMITTEE DEBATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS CONTINUES

7 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3719 GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO BE ASKED TO ADOPT PROTOCOL ON TORTURE CONVENTION, SETTING UP INSPECTION REGIME FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS TERMS

GA/SHC/3718 UN REFUGEE HIGH COMMISSIONER REPORTS DROP IN NUMBER OF PEOPLE NEEDING PROTECTION, SAYS NEW APPROACH NEEDED TO IMPROVE COOPERATION, IN STATEMENT TO THIRD COMMITTEE

6 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3717 SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS REPORT TO THIRD COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN BURUNDI, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

GA/SHC/3716 IN THIRD COMMITTEE, SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS ON MYANMAR, SUDAN STRESS NEED FOR HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED APPROACH IN BUILDING SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

5 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3715 THIRD COMMITTEE DEBATES HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN IRAQ, CAMBODIA, PALESTINIAN OCCUPIED TERRITORIES

GA/SHC/3714 SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS ON RELIGION, EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS, TORTURE URGE THIRD COMMITTEE DELEGATES TO BUILD CULTURE OF DEMOCRACY

4 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3713 THIRD COMMITTEE CONSIDERS HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATIONS OF AFGHANISTAN, MIGRANT WORKERS, HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

GA/SHC/3712 'WE ALL KNOW, INSTINCTIVELY, WHEN RIGHTS ARE BEING VIOLATED,' HIGH COMMISSIONER TELLS THIRD COMMITTEE

1 November, 2002
GA/SHC/3711 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTING PROCESS NEEDS IMPROVEMENT, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

31 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3710 SECRETARIAT UNIT, VOLUNTARY FUND FOR PERMANENT INDIGENOUS FORUM CALLED FOR IN DRAFT RESOLUTION APPROVED BY THIRD COMMITTEE

30 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3709 MORE RADICAL STEPS NEEDED TO ELIMINATE TORTURE, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD, AS DEBATE BEGINS ON HUMAN RIGHTS QUESTIONS

29 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3708 VIEWED NARROWLY AS RIGHT TO SECEDE, SELF-DETERMINATION COULD THREATEN TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY OF STATES, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

28 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3707 UN MUST ENSURE SUCCESSFUL SELF-DETERMINATION PROCESS FOR TERRITORIES FACING REMNANTS OF COLONIALISM, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

24 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3706 PERSISTENT INEQUITIES, NEW FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION FEATURE, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DEBATE ON RACISM AND SELF-DETERMINATION

23 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3705 SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF LINK BETWEEN COMBATING RACISM AND PROMOTING DIALOGUE, AS THIRD COMMITTEE BEGINS DEBATE ON RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

21 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3704 THIRD COMMITTEE DELEGATES SAY COMPLETION OF DRAFT ON INDIGENOUS RIGHTS IS CRITICAL BY 2004, AS DISCUSSION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE CONCLUDES

17 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3703 DELEGATIONS IN THIRD COMMITTEE PRAISE LAUNCH OF PERMAMENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES

16 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3702 CONDITIONS OF PEACE, SECURITY ESSENTIAL FOR CHILDREN’S PHYSICAL HEALTH, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

15 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3701 SITUATION OF CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT CITED AS MAJOR CONCERN, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DISCUSSION OF CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

14 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3700 DELEGATIONS IN THIRD COMMITTEE STRESS NEED TO IMPLEMENT PROMISES TO CREATE ‘WORLD FIT FOR CHILDREN’

11 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3699 SOCIAL COMMITTEE IS TOLD OF ADVANCES IN PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT, BUT MAJOR CHALLENGES SAID TO REMAIN

GA/SHC/3698 VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN LINKED TO POVERTY, ARMED CONFLICT, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD, AS DISCUSSION OF WOMEN’S ISSUES CONCLUDES

10 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3697 TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS CONDEMNED, AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DEBATE ON WOMEN’S ISSUES

9 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3696 WOMEN’S VOICES, PERSPECTIVES MUST BE AT HEART OF EFFORTS TO CRAFT VISION OF HUMAN SECURITY, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD, AS DEBATE ON WOMEN OPENS

8 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3695 THIRD COMMITTEE SPEAKERS STRESS IMPORTANCE OF CONFERENCE OUTCOMES IN EFFORTS TO REDUCE POVERTY, PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT, ENHANCE SOCIAL INTEGRATION

7 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3694 PROBLEMS SUCH AS ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, DISCRIMINATION COMPROMISE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

4 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3693 'YOUTH BOOM', 'AGE QUAKE', EMERGING AS MAJOR CHALLENGES FOR BOTH DEVELOPING, DEVELOPED COUNTRIES, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

3 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3692 DIRECTOR OF UN DIVISION FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT URGES THIRD COMMITTEE TO PROMOTE GREATER SOCIAL JUSTICE, EQUITY

2 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3691 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, COOPERATION NEEDED TO COMBAT TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD AS DEBATE CONCLUDES ON DRUGS, CRIME

1 October, 2002
GA/SHC/3690 CRITICAL LINKS BETWEEN CRIME, ILLICIT DRUGS, CORRUPTION, TERRORISM REVEALED BY 11 SEPTEMBER EVENTS, THIRD COMMITTEE TOLD

30 September, 2002
GA/SHC/3688 DEVELOPMENT CANNOT BE SUSTAINABLE IF SOCIETY TORN APART BY 'UNCIVIL BEHAVIOURS', HEAD OF UN DRUG, CRIME OFFICE TELLS THIRD COMMITTEE

GA/SHC/3689 IMPORTANCE OF GLOBAL, REGIONAL COOPERATION IN FIGHT AGAINST DRUGS, CRIME HIGHLIGHTED AS THIRD COMMITTEE CONTINUES DEBATE

26 September, 2002
GA/SHC/3687 THIRD COMMITTEE ELECTS THREE VICE-CHAIRMEN, RAPPORTEUR; ALSO ADOPTS WORK PROGRAMME FOR CURRENT SESSION

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