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Introduced

Action

Item 39:

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

L.61

8 Nov. 2005

Enlargement of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

No 

15 November
by Jordan
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 42nd meeting
17 November

L.64

10 Nov. 2005

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa

No 

15 November
by Nigeria
(African Group)
@ 41st meeting
 

Adopted
without vote
@ 42nd meeting
17 November

L.65

11 Nov. 2005

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

No 

15 November
by Finland
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 42nd meeting
17 November

Item 61:

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

L.5

5 Oct. 2005

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

No

10 October
by Jamaica
(G77 and China)
@ 9th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.5/Rev.1

31 Oct. 2005

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

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 33rd meeting
2 November

Item 62:

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

L.3

5 Oct. 2005

Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: realizing the Millennium Development Goals for persons with disabilities

No

12 October
by Philippines
@ 11th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.3/Rev.1

19 Oct. 2005

Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: realizing the Millennium Development Goals for persons with disabilities

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 21st meeting
21 October

L.4

5 Oct. 2005

Cooperatives in social development

No

12 October
by Mongolia
@ 11th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 14th meeting
13 October

L.6

6 Oct. 2005

Follow-up to the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family and beyond

No

10 October
by Jamaica
(G77 and China)
@ 9th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.6/Rev.1

11 Nov. 2005

Follow-up to the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family and beyond

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 41st meeting
15 November

L.7

6 Oct. 2005

Follow-up to the implementation of the International Year of Volunteers

No

10 October
by Brazil
@ 9th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 14th meeting
13 October

Item 63: 

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

L.2

4 Oct. 2005

Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing

No

10 October
by Jamaica
(G77 and China)
@ 9th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 21st meeting
21 October

Item 64: 

Advancement of women

L.12

13 Oct. 2005

In-depth study on all forms of violence against women

No

19 October
by France
@ 19th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 21st meeting
21 October

L.13

13 Oct. 2005

United Nations Development Fund for Women

No

19 October
by Jordan
@ 19th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.13/Rev.1

31 Oct. 2005

United Nations Development Fund for Women

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 33rd meeting
2 November

L.14

14 Oct. 2005

Improvement of the situation of women in rural areas

No

19 October
by Mongolia
@ 19th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.14/Rev.1

25 Oct. 2005

Improvement of the situation of women in rural areas

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 29th meeting
2
8 October

L.15

14 Oct. 2005

Future operation of the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women

L.21

20 Oct. 2005

L.21/Corr.1

7 Nov. 2005

19 October
by Jamaica
(G77 and China)
@ 19th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.15/Rev.1

15 Nov. 2005

Future operation of the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women

see above

 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 138-12-26

@ 43rd meeting
18 November

L.16

14 Oct. 2005

Violence against women migrant workers

No

19 October
by Philippines
@ 19th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.16/Rev.1

11 Nov. 2005

Violence against women migrant workers

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 41st meeting
15 November

L.17

14 Oct. 2005

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

L.20

20 Oct. 2005

19 October
by Norway
@ 19th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 160 - 1
@ 29th meeting
28 October

Item 65: 

Implementation of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women and of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly  

L.67

15 Nov. 2005

Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly

No 

Chairman's
text
 

Adopted
without vote
@ 43rd meeting
18 November 

Item 67: 

Promotion and protection of the rights of children

L.18

18 Oct. 2005

The girl child

No

21 October
by Namibia
(SADC)
@ 21st meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.18/Rev.1

9 Nov. 2005

The girl child

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 41st meeting
15 November

L.19

18 Oct. 2005

The situation of and assistance to Palestinian Children

No

21 October
by Egypt
@ 21st meeting

Withdrawn
by sponsors
@ 45th meeting
21 November

L.22

20 Oct. 2005

Rights of the child

L.66

14 Nov. 2005

25 October
by UK
@ 23rdmeeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.22/Rev.1

15 Nov. 2005

Rights of the child

see above

 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 173-1-1

@ 44th meeting
18 November

L.69

18 Oct. 2005

Rights of the child  - amendments (Singapore) to draft resolution A/C.3/60/L.22/Rev.1

-- 

18 November
by Singapore
@ 44th meeting 

Rejected
recorded votes
1)  111-39-13
2)  119-23-19
3)  106-36-21

4)  116-23-21
@ 44th meeting
18 November

Item 68: 

Indigenous issues

L.23

20 Oct. 2005

Programme of Action for the Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People

No

24 October
by Peru
@ 22nd meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.23/Rev.1

14 Nov. 2005

Programme of Action for the Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 45th meeting
21 November

Item 69(a): 

Elimination of racism and racial discrimination:  elimination of racism and racial discrimination

L.60

20 Oct. 2005

Inadmissibility of certain practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

No 

15 November
by Russian Federation
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 97-4-63
@ 42nd meeting
17 November

L.63

9 Nov. 2005

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

see below 

17 November
by Jamaica
(G77 and China)
@ 42nd meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.63/Rev.1

21 Nov. 2005

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

Oral statement 

 

Adopted
recorded vote
o
f 172-3-2
@ 48th meeting
23 November

Item 70: 

Right of peoples to self-determination

L.59

8 Nov. 2005

Universal realization of the right of peoples to self-determination

No 

15 November
by Pakistan
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 45th meeting
21 November

L.62

8 Nov. 2005

The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

No 

15 November
by Egypt
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 162-4-3
@ 42nd meeting
17 November

Item 71(a): 

Human rights questions:  implementation of human rights instruments

L.24

24 Oct. 2005

Basic principles and guidelines on the right to a remedy and reparation for victims of gross violations of international human rights law and serious violations of international humanitarian law

No

28 October
by Chile
@ 29th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 39th meeting
10 November

L.25

24 Oct. 2005

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

Oral statement

28 October
by Denmark
@ 29th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.25/Rev.1

16 Nov. 2005

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 43rd meeting
18 November

L.26

25 Oct. 2005

International Covenants on Human Rights

Oral statement

10 November
by Sweden
@ 39th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 42nd meeting
17 November

Item 71 (b): 

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

L.28

27 Oct. 2005

Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities

L.58

7 Nov. 2005

2 November
by Mexico
@ 33rd meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 39th meeting
10 November
 

L.29

31 Oct. 2005

Combating defamation of religion

No 

15 November
by Yemen
(OIC members)
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 88-52-23
@ 45th meeting
21 November
 

L.30

1 Nov. 2005

Subregional Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa

Oral statement

8 November
by Cameroon
@ 35th meeting 

Adopted
without vote
@ 39th meeting
10 November
 

L.31

2 Nov. 2005

Globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment of all human rights

No 

15 November
by Egypt
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 117-51-4
@ 47th meeting
23 November

L.32

2 Nov. 2005

The establishment of a United Nations Human Rights Training and Documentation Centre for Southwest Asia and the Arab Region

Oral statement 

9 November
by Qatar
@ 37th meeting 

Adopted
without vote
@ 46th meeting
22 November
 

L.33

2 Nov. 2005

National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

see below 

8 November
by India
@ 35th meeting 

 see Rev.1
below 

L.33/Rev.1

16 Nov. 2005

National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

No 

 

 Adopted
without vote
@ 43rd meeting
18 November
 

L.34

2 Nov. 2005

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

No 

10 November
by Malaysia
(NAM)
@ 39th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 121-52
@ 45th meeting
21 November
 

L.35

2 Nov. 2005

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

No 

10 November
by Malaysia
(NAM)
@ 39th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 45th meeting
21 November
 

L.36

2 Nov. 2005

The right to development

Oral statement

10 November
by Malaysia  
(NAM)
@ 39th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 172-2-5
@ 47th meeting
23 November

L.37

2 Nov. 2005

Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

No 

10 November
by Mexico
@ 39th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.37/Rev.1

18 Nov. 2005

Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

see above 

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 46th meeting
22 November
 

L.38

2 Nov. 2005

Human rights in the administration of justice

No 

9 November
by Austria
@ 37th meeting 

Adopted
without vote
@ 41st meeting
15 November
 

L.39

2 Nov. 2005

Effective promotion of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

No 

9 November
by Austria
@ 37th meeting 

Adopted
without vote
@ 41st meeting
15 November
 

L.40

2 Nov. 2005

Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Oral statement 

8 November
by Norway
@ 35th meeting 

Adopted
without vote
@ 39th meeting
10 November

L.42

2 Nov. 2005

L.42/Rev.1

14 Nov. 2005

Incompatibility between corruption and the full enjoyment of human rights

No 

 Withdrawn by sponsors
@ 42nd meeting, 17 November

L.43

2 Nov. 2005

Strengthening the role of the United Nations in enhancing the effectiveness of the principle of periodic and genuine elections and the promotion of democratization

No 

15 November
by USA
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 173-0-3
@ 47th meeting
23 November

L.44

2 Nov. 2005

Human rights mainstreaming in the UN system

No 

10 November
by Netherlands
@ 39th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.44/Rev.1

17 Nov. 2005

Human rights mainstreaming in the UN system

see above 

 

Withdrawn
@ 48th meeting
23 November

L.49

2 Nov. 2005

Promotion of peace as a vital requirement for the full enjoyment of all human rights by all

No 

15 November
by Cuba
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 113-51-8
@ 45th meeting
21 November
 

L.50

2 Nov. 2005

Respect for the principles of national sovereignty and diversity of democratic systems in electoral processes as an important element for the promotion and protection of human rights

No 

15 November
by Cuba
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
recorded vote
of 106-4-61
@ 45th meeting
21 November
 

L.52

2 Nov. 2005

The right to food

Oral statement 

15 November
by Cuba
@ 40th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.52/Rev.1

15 Nov. 2005

The right to food

see above 

 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 171-1-1
@ 45th meeting
21 November
 

L.54

2 Nov. 2005

Elimination of all forms of intolerance and of discrimination based on religion or belief

No 

15 November
by UK (EU)
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 44th meeting
18 November 

L.55

3 Nov. 2005

Human rights and cultural diversity

No 

15 November
by Iran
@ 40th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 47th meeting
23 November

L.56

3 Nov. 2005

Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons

Oral statement 

15 November
by Norway
@ 40th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.56/Rev.1

16 Nov. 2005

Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons

see below

 

  see Rev.2
below 

L.56/Rev.2

18 Nov. 2005

Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons

Oral statement

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 46th meeting
22 November
 

L.57

3 Nov. 2005

Protection of migrants

see below 

15 November
by Mexico
@ 40th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.57/Rev.1

17 Nov. 2005

Protection of migrants

Oral statement

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 48th meeting
23 November

L.70

16 Nov. 2005

Elimination of all forms of intolerance and of discrimination based on religion or belief  - amendments (Yemen, on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference) to draft resolution A/C.3/60/L.54

No 

  Withdrawn by sponsors
@ 43rd meeting, 18 November

L.71

16 Nov. 2005

Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons - amendments (Azerbaijan) to draft resolution A/C.3/60/L.56

No 

  Withdrawn by sponsors
@ 46th meeting, 22 November

L.73

22 Nov. 2005

Human rights mainstreaming in the United Nations - amendments (South Africa) to draft resolution A/C.3/60/L.44/Rev.1

No 

 

No action
(see L.44/Rev.1)

Item 71 (c): 

Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives

L.41

2 Nov. 2005

Situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

see below 

8 November
by UK (EU)
@ 35th meeting 

 see Rev.1
below 

L.41/Rev.1

22 Nov. 2005

Situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

No 

 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 96-2-66
@ 48th meeting
23 November

L.45

2 Nov. 2005

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

No 

8 November
by Canada
@ 35th meeting 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 77-51-46
@ 43rd meeting
18 November 

L.46

2 Nov. 2005

Situation of human rights in Turkmenistan

No 

8 November
by USA
@ 35th meeting 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 70-38-58
@ 45th meeting
21 November 

L.47

2 Nov. 2005

The situation of human rights in Sudan

No 

9 November
by UK (EU)
@ 37th meeting 

No action
( vote on motion
to adjourn -
84-79-12 )
@ 47th meeting
23 November

L.48

2 Nov. 2005

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

No 

8 November
by UK (EU)
@ 35th meeting 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 84-22-62
@ 42nd meeting
17 November 

L.51

2 Nov. 2005

The situation of human rights in Uzbekistan

No 

9 November
by UK (EU)
@ 37th meeting 

Adopted
recorded vote
of 73-38-58
@ 46th meeting
22 November
 

L.53

2 Nov. 2005

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

L.68

16 Nov. 2005

8 November
by UK (EU)
@ 35th meeting 

Adopted
without vote
@ 44th meeting
18 November 

Item 106: 

Crime prevention and criminal justice

L.8

10 Oct. 2005

Strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, in particular its technical cooperation capacity

see below 

13 October
by Italy
@ 14th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.8/Rev.1

25 Oct. 2005

Strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, in particular its technical cooperation capacity

Oral statement

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 33rd meeting
2 November

L.10

11 Oct. 2005

United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders

No

13 October
by Namibia
(African Group)
@ 14th meeting

Adopted
without vote
@ 21st meeting
21 October

L.11

11 Oct. 2005

Follow -up to the Eleventh United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

 No

13 October
by Thailand
@ 14th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.11/Rev.1

18 Oct. 2005

Follow-up to the Eleventh United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

see above

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 21st meeting
21 October

Item 107: 

International drug control

L.9

11 Oct. 2005

International cooperation against the world drug problem

see below 

17 October
by Mexico
@ 17th meeting

 see Rev.1
below 

L.9/Rev.1

18 Oct. 2005

International cooperation against the world drug problem

Oral statement

 

Adopted
without vote
@ 21st meeting
21 October

L.27

26 Oct. 2005

Providing support to Afghanistan with a view to ensuring effective implementation of its Counter-Narcotic Implementation Plan

(Note by the Secretariat:  By its resolution 2005/24 of 22 July 2005, the Economic and Social Council recommended to the General Assembly the adoption of the draft resolution)

(Please see E/2005/INF/2/Add.1, pages 67-69)

No

Transmitted by ECOSOC
22 July 2005

Adopted
without vote
@ 33rd meeting
2 November

Item 116: 

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

L.72

21 Nov. 2005

Draft programme of work of the Third Committee for the sixty-first session of the General Assembly submitted by the Chairman

-- 

Chairman's
text
 

Adopted
without vote
@ 48th meeting
23 November

 
 
 

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