SOCIAL, HUMANITARIAN & CULTURAL
Third Committee

Selected Documents

 

 

 Item 93:

Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly

 

 

A/59/115

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

A/59/120

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly

 

 

 Item 94:

Social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family

 

 

A/59/73

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 5 April 2004 from the Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

(a)  

Social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, disabled persons and the family

 

 

A/59/176

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the preparations for and observance of the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2004

 

(b)  

United Nations Literacy Decade: education for all

 

 

A/59/267

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General on the implementation of the International Plan of Action for the United Nations Literacy Decade

 

 

 Item 95:

Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons: Second World Assembly on Ageing

 

 

A/59/164

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing

 

 

 Item 96:

Crime prevention and criminal justice

 

 

A/59/77

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the High-level Political Conference for the Purpose of Signing the United Nations Convention against Corruption

 

 

A/59/123-E/2004/90

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on preparations for the Eleventh United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

 

 

A/59/175

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders

 

 

A/59/187

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on strengthening international cooperation and technical assistance in preventing and combating terrorism

 

 

A/59/203

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on preventing and combating corrupt practices and transfer of funds of illicit origin and returning such assets to the countries of origin

 

 

A/59/204

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on international cooperation in the fight against transnational organized crime

 

 

A/59/205

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, in particular its technical cooperation capacity

 

 

A/59/383-S/2004/758

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 22 September 2004 from the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

 Item 97:

International drug control

 

 

A/59/124-S/2004/532

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 1 July 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

A/59/188

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on international cooperation against the world drug problem

 

 

 Item 98:

Advancement of women

 

 

A/59/38 (Part I)

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, thirtieth session (Supplement No. 38 (Part I))

 

 

A/59/38 (Part II)
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (thirtieth and thirty-first sessions (Supplement No. 38 (Part II))

 

 

A/59/135

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme on the activities of the United Nations Development Fund for Women

 

 

A/59/185

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on trafficking in women
and girls

 

 

A/59/281

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Secretary-General on violence against women

 

 

A/59/313 

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the future operation of the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women

 

 

A/59/357
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the improvement of the status of women in the United Nations system

 

 

A/59/446

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions on human resources management

 

 

 Item 99:

Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women and of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled "Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century"

 

 

A/59/115

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 22 June 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar addressed to the Secretary-General (see also item 93)

 

 

A/59/214

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on measures taken and progress achieved in the follow-up to the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly

 

 

A/59/281

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Secretary-General on violence against women

 

 

 Item 100:

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

 

 

A/59/12
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Supplement No. 12)

 

 

A/59/12/Add.1
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Addendum to the report of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Supplement No. 12A)

 

 

A/59/317
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa

 

 

A/59/554
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the progress made concerning the promotion of a new international humanitarian order

 

 

 Item 101:

Promotion and protection of the rights of children

 

 

A/59/41(SUPP)

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

A/59/41/Corr.1(SUPP)

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (Supplement No. 41)

 

 

A/59/184-S/2004/602

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 26 July 2004 from the representatives of Colombia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, the Sudan and Uganda to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

A/59/190

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the rights of the child

 

 

A/59/274
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the follow-up to the special session of the General Assembly on children

 

 

A/59/331
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the comprehensive assessment of the United Nations system response to children affected by armed conflict

 

 

A/59/426
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict on the situation of children affected by armed conflict

 

 

 Item 102:

Programme of activities for the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People, 1995-2004

 

 

A/59/257

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Note by the Secretary-General on the status of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations

 

 

A/59/258

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people

 

 

A/59/277

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the implementation of the programme of activities for the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People

 

 

 Item 103:

Elimination of racism and racial discrimination

 

 

A/59/375
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on global efforts for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 

(a)  

Elimination of racism and racial discrimination

 

 

A/59/18

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Supplement No. 18)

 

 

A/59/275

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the status of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

 

 

A/59/276

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the financial situation of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

 

 

A/59/329
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

 

 

A/59/330
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance on the study of the issue of political platforms that promote or incite racial discrimination

 

 

 Item 104:

Right of peoples to self-determination

 

 

A/59/66-S/2004/219

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 16 March 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of
the Security Council

 

 

A/59/191

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur on the Commission on Human Rights on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

 

 

A/59/376
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the right of peoples to self-determination

 

  A/59/427
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Identical letters dated 8 October 2004 from the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

 

 

 Item 105:

Human rights questions

 

A/59/225

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 10 August 2004 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

A/59/371
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 21 September 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

(a)  

Human rights questions: implementation of human rights instruments

 

 

A/59/40
[to be issued]

Report of the Human Rights Committee (Supplement
No. 40 (Vol. I))

 

 

A/59/40
[to be issued]

Report of the Human Rights Committee (Supplement
No. 40 (Vol. II))

 

 

A/59/44
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Committee against Torture (Supplement
No. 44)

 

 

A/59/48(SUPP)

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (Supplement No. 48)

 

 

A/59/96

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Letter dated 11 May 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

 

 

A/59/254

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the chairpersons of the human rights treaty bodies on their sixteenth meeting

 

 

A/59/306

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the status of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

 

 

A/59/308

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the effective implementation of international instruments on human rights, including reporting obligations under international instruments on human rights

 

 

A/59/309

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the status of the United Nations Voluntary Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

 

 

A/59/310

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the status of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

 

 

A/59/324
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the interim report of the Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the question of torture

 

 

A/59/353
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretariat on the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

 

 

A/59/525
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on a proposed plan of action for the first phase (2005-2007) of the work programme for human rights education

 

(b)  

Human rights questions: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

 

 

A/59/255

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the right to development

 

 

A/59/319
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the interim report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation worldwide in regard to extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

 

 

A/59/320
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment of all human rights

 

 

A/59/323
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights

 

 

A/59/327

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on strengthening United Nations action in the field of human rights through the promotion of international cooperation and the importance of non-selectivity, impartiality and objectivity

 

 

A/59/328
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of migrants

 

 

A/59/341
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the question of enforced or involuntary disappearances

 

 

A/59/360

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities on its fourth session

 

 

A/59/366
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General on the elimination of all forms of religious intolerance

 

 

A/59/377
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the interim report of the Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the human rights of migrants

 

 

A/59/385
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the interim report of the Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the right to food

 

 

A/59/401
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the interim report of the Special Representative of the Commission on Human Rights on human rights defenders

 

 

A/59/402
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the strengthening of the rule of law and the recommendation of the World Conference on Human Rights

 

 

A/59/403
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on a subregional centre for human rights and democracy in Central Africa

 

 

A/59/404
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

 

 

A/59/422
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the interim report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

 

 

A/59/428
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights on a study to identify the means and measures for consideration by States for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

 

 

A/59/432
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

 

Report of the Secretary-General on the Khmer Rouge trials

 

 

A/59/436
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on human rights and unilateral coercive measures

 

(c)  

Human rights questions: human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives

 

 

A/59/256

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel since 1967

 

 

A/59/269

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

 

 

A/59/311

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

 

 

A/59/316

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

 

 

A/59/340
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the High Commissioner on assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights

 

 

A/59/352
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretariat on the situation of human rights in Burundi

 

 

A/59/367
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretariat on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

 

A/59/370
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the independent expert on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan

 

 

A/59/378
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General regarding the report of the Independent Expert on technical cooperation and advisory services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

 

A/59/389

[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General on internally displaced persons

 

 

A/59/413
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Independent Expert of the Commission on Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Sudan

 

(d)  

Human rights questions: comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

 

 

 

No advance documentation

 

(e)  

Human rights questions: report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

 

 

A/59/36
[ F ]  [ S ]  [ A ]  [ C ]  [ R ]

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Supplement No. 36)

 

 

 

 Wednesday, 1 December 2004