SOCIAL, HUMANITARIAN & CULTURAL

Third Committee

61st session

 
 

DRAFT PROPOSAL

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INTRODUCTION

ACTION

♦ Item 41: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

L.47 - Enlargement of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

[Main sponsors: Costa Rica and Estonia]

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Introduced (Estonia) -
42nd meeting
(8 Nov)

Adopted without vote

48th meeting (17 Nov) 

L.52 - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

[Main sponsor: Sweden]

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Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Adopted without vote

49th meeting (20 Nov)

L.54/Rev.1 - New international humanitarian order

[Main sponsor: Jordan]

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Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.54 - New international humanitarian order

[Main sponsor: Jordan]

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Introduced -
46th meeting
(16 Nov)

see Rev.1 above

L.55 - Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa

[Main sponsor: Namibia, on behalf of the African Group]

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Introduced -
46th meeting
(16 Nov)

Adopted without vote

50th meeting (21 Nov)

♦ Item 60 (a): Social development: Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly

L.5/Rev.1 - Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly

[Main sponsor: South Africa, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of 77 and China]

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Adopted, as orally revised and corrected, without vote

31st meeting (26 Oct)

L.5 - Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly

[Main sponsor: South Africa, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of 77 and China]

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Introduced -
11th meeting
(10 Oct)

see Rev.1 above 

♦ Item 60 (c): Social development: United Nations Literacy Decade: Education for all

L.4 - United Nations Literacy Decade

[Main sponsor: Mongolia]

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Introduced -
16th meeting
(13 Oct)

Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

24th meeting (19 Oct)

♦ Item 60 (d): Social development: Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons: Second World Assembly on Ageing

L.6 - Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing

[Main sponsor: South Africa, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of 77 and China]

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Introduced -
11th meeting
(10 Oct)

Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

24th meeting (19 Oct)

♦ Item 61: Advancement of women

L.60 - 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

[Chairman's text]

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Adopted without vote

49th meeting (20 Nov)

♦ Item 61 (a): Advancement of women: Advancement of women

L.10/Rev.1 - Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women

[Main sponsors: France and the Netherlands]

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Adopted, as orally revised and corrected, without vote

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.10 - Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women

[Main sponsors: France and the Netherlands]

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Introduced (Netherlands) - 20th meeting
(17 Oct)

see Rev.1 above 

L.11/Rev.1 - Trafficking in women and girls

[Main sponsor: Philippines]

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Adopted, as orally corrected, without vote

43rd meeting (9 Nov)

L.11 - Trafficking in women and girls

[Main sponsor: Philippines]

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Introduced -
30th meeting
(25 Oct)

see Rev.1 above 

♦ Item 63 (a): Promotion and protection of the rights of children: Promotion and protection of the rights of children

L.12 - The situation of Lebanese children

[Main sponsor: Cuba, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries]

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Introduced -
20th meeting
(17 Oct)

Withdrawn

52nd meeting (22 Nov)

L.16/Rev.1 - Rights of the child

[Main sponsors: Finland and Uruguay]

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Adopted by recorded vote of 176-1

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.16 - Rights of the child

[Main sponsors: Finland and Uruguay]

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Introduced (Uruguay) -
34th meeting
(30 Oct) 

see Rev.1 above 

♦ Item 65 (a): Elimination of racism and racial discrimination: Elimination of racism and racial discrimination

L.48 - Inadmissibility of certain practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

[Main sponsor: Russian Federation]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, by recorded vote of
107-3-53

46th meeting (16 Nov)

L.49 - International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

[Main sponsors: Belgium and Slovenia]

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Introduced (Belgium) -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

48th meeting (17 Nov)

♦ Item 65 (b): Elimination of racism and racial discrimination: Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

L.53/Rev.1 - 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

[Main sponsor: South Africa, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of 77 and China]

 Oral
statement

 

Adopted, as orally revised, by recorded vote
of 174-2-3

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.53 - 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

[Main sponsor: South Africa, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of 77 and China]

 Oral
statement

Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

♦ Item 66: Rights of peoples to self-determination

L.46 - Universal realization of the right of peoples to self-determination

[Main sponsor: Pakistan]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted without vote

46th meeting (16 Nov)

L.50 - Use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to selfşdetermination

[Main sponsor: Cuba]

 Oral
statement

Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 116-49-5

49th meeting (20 Nov)

L.51 - The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

[Main sponsor: Egypt]

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Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 162-4-4

46th meeting (16 Nov)

♦ Item 67 (a): Promotion and protection of human rights: Implementation of human rights instruments

L.15 - Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of punishment

[Main sponsor: Denmark]

Oral
statement

Introduced -
30th meeting
(25 Oct)

Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

48th meeting (17 Nov)

♦ Item 67 (b): Promotion and protection of human rights: Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

L.13/Rev.1 - The human rights situation arising from the recent Israeli military operations in Lebanon

[Main sponsors: Cuba, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries, and Qatar, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of Arab States]

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Adopted by recorded vote of 109-7-59

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.13 - Consequences of the Israeli invasion on the human rights situation in Lebanon

[Main sponsors: Cuba, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries, and Palestine, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of Arab States]

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Introduced (Cuba) - 24th meeting
(19 Oct)

see Rev.1 above 

L.19 - Missing persons

[Main sponsor: Azerbaijan]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

46th meeting (16 Nov)

L.20 - Globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment of all human rights

[Main sponsor: Egypt]

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Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 113-53-4  

46th meeting (16 Nov)

L.21/Rev.1 - Human rights and extreme poverty

[Main sponsor: Peru]

Oral
statement 

 

Adopted without vote

50th meeting (21 Nov)

L.21 - Human rights and extreme poverty

[Main sponsor: Peru]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.22 - Subregional Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa

[Main sponsor: Cameroon]

Oral
statement 

Introduced (Rwanda) -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

50th meeting (21 Nov)

L.23 - Composition of the staff of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

[Main sponsor: Cuba]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, by recorded vote of
112-6-54

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.24 - Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

[Main sponsor: Cuba]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 117-56-3

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.25 - Elimination of all forms of intolerance and of discrimination based on religion or belief

[Main sponsor: Spain]

Oral
statement 

Introduced (Finland/EU) -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Adopted without vote

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.26 - Respect for the right to universal freedom of travel and the vital importance of family reunification

[Main sponsor: Cuba]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 116-3-58

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.27 - The right to food

[Main sponsor: Cuba]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 175-1

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.28 - Combating defamation of religions

[Main sponsor: Azerbaijan, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, by recorded vote of
101-53-20

48th meeting (17 Nov)

L.29/Rev.1 - Protection of migrants

[Main sponsor: Mexico]

Oral
statement 

 

Adopted without vote

50th meeting (21 Nov)

L.29 - Protection of migrants

[Main sponsor: Mexico]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.30/Rev.1 - Inadmissibility of human rights violations through the practice of secret detention and unlawful transfers while countering terrorism

[Main sponsor: Belarus]

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Withdrawn

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.30 - Inadmissibility of human rights violations through the practice of secret detention and unlawful transfers while countering terrorism

[Main sponsor: Belarus]

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Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.31/Rev.1 - Promotion of equitable and mutually respectful dialogue on human rights

[Main sponsors: Belarus and Uzbekistan]

Oral 
statement

Introduced (Belarus) -
47th meeting
(16 Nov) 

Adopted by recorded vote of 77-63-26

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.31 - Promotion of equitable and mutually respectful dialogue on human rights

[Main sponsors: Belarus and Uzbekistan]

Oral
statement 

Introduced (Belarus) -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.32/Rev.1 - Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights

[Main sponsor: Belgium]

Oral
statement 

 

Adopted without vote

50th meeting (21 Nov)

L.32 - Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights

[Main sponsor: Belgium]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.33 - Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

[Main sponsor: Cuba, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, without  vote

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.34 - The right to development

[Main sponsor: Cuba, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, by recorded vote of
126-51-1

53rd meeting (28 Nov) 

L.35 - Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

[Main sponsor: Cuba, on behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries]

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Introduced -
45th meeting
(13 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 122-53

51st meeting (22 Nov)

L.36/Rev.1 - Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

[Main sponsor: Mexico]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
46th meeting
(16 Nov) 

Adopted without vote

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.36 - Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

[Main sponsor: Mexico]

Oral
statement 

 

see Rev.1 above 

L.44 - Hostage-taking

[Main sponsor: Russian Federation]

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Introduced -
42nd meeting
(8 Nov)

Adopted, without vote

44th meeting (10 Nov)

L.45/Rev.1 - Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

[Main sponsor: Sweden]

Oral
statement 

 

Adopted, as orally revised,
by recorded vote of
129-0-42

Vote on OP4: 89-38-26

Vote on OP5(b): 93-30-28

47th meeting (16 Nov)

L.45 - Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

[Main sponsor: Sweden]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.59 - Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

[Azerbaijan, on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference - amendments to L.45/Rev.1]

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Rejected by recorded vote on:

OP4: 62-71-23

OP5(b): 57-69-25

47th meeting (16 Nov)

♦ Item 67 (c): Promotion and protection of human rights: Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives

L.37 - Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

[Main sponsor: Finland, on behalf of the European Union, and Japan]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Adopted by recorded vote of 91-21-60

48th meeting (17 Nov)

L.38/Rev.1 - Situation of human rights in Myanmar

[Main sponsor: Finland, on behalf of the European Union]

L.56 

Introduced -
52nd meeting
(22 Nov) 

Adopted by recorded vote of 79-28-63

Motion under rule 116
not adopted by  recorded vote of 64-77-30

52nd meeting (22 Nov)

L.38 - Situation of human rights in Myanmar

[Main sponsor: Finland, on behalf of the European Union]

L.56 

Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.39 - Situation of human rights in Uzbekistan

[Main sponsor: United States of America]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

No action taken - motion under rule 116 carried by recorded vote of 74-69-24

49th meeting (20 Nov)

L.40 - Situation of human rights in Belarus

[Main sponsor: United States of America]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, by recorded vote of
70-31-67

Motion under rule 116
not adopted by  recorded vote of 67-75-31

52nd meeting (22 Nov)

L.41 - Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

[Main sponsor: Canada]

Oral
statement 

Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Adopted, as orally corrected, by recorded vote of 70-48-55

Motion under rule 116
not adopted by recorded vote of 75-77-24

50th meeting (21 Nov)

L.42 - Situation of democracy and human rights in the United States of America

[Main sponsor: Belarus]

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Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Rejected by recorded vote of 6-114-45

52nd meeting (22 Nov)

L.43 - Situation of indigenous peoples and immigrants in Canada

[Main sponsor: Islamic Republic of Iran]

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Introduced -
43rd meeting
(9 Nov)

Rejected by recorded vote of 6-107-49

52nd meeting (22 Nov)

♦ Item 68: Report of the Human Rights Council

L.17 - International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

[Main sponsor: France]

Oral
statement

Introduced -
37th meeting
(2 Nov)

Adopted, as orally revised, without vote

45th meeting (13 Nov) 

L.18/Rev.1 - Working group of the Commission on Human Rights to elaborate a draft declaration in accordance with paragraph 5 of General Assembly resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994

[Main sponsor: Peru]

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Adopted, as corrected
and as amended by L.57/Rev.1 by recorded
vote of 83-0-91

53rd meeting (28 Nov)

L.18 - Working group of the Commission on Human Rights to elaborate a draft declaration in accordance with paragraph 5 of General Assembly resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994

[Main sponsor: Peru]

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Introduced -
37th meeting
(2 Nov)

see Rev.1 above 

L.57/Rev.1 - Working group of the Commission on Human Rights to elaborate a draft declaration in accordance with paragraph 5 of General Assembly resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994

[Namibia, on behalf of the African Group - amendments to draft resolution A/C.3/61/L.18/Rev.1]

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Introduced -
53rd meeting
(28 Nov) 

Adopted by recorded vote
of 82-67-25
 

53rd meeting (28 Nov)

L.57 - Working group of the Commission on Human Rights to elaborate a draft declaration in accordance with paragraph 5 of General Assembly resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994

[Namibia, on behalf of the African Group - amendments to draft resolution A/C.3/61/L.18]

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see Rev.1 above 

see Rev.1 above 

L.58 - Report of the Human Rights Council

[Namibia, on behalf of the African Group -draft decision

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Withdrawn

54th meeting (30 Nov) 

♦ Item 98: Crime prevention and criminal justice

L.2 - Strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme and the role of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice as its governing body

[Transmitted by ECOSOC]

 PBI
to be issued

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Referred to the
Fifth Committee -

24th meeting (19 Oct)

L.3 - International cooperation in the prevention, combating and elimination of kidnapping and in providing assistance to victims

[Recommended for adoption by ECOSOC]

 Oral
statement

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Adopted without vote

24th meeting (19 Oct) 

L.7/Rev.1 - Improving the coordination of efforts against trafficking in persons

[Main sponsor: Belarus]

 Oral
statement

Adopted without vote

24th meeting (19 Oct)

L.7 - Improving coordination of efforts against slavery and trafficking in persons

[Main sponsor: Belarus]

 

Introduced -
11th meeting
(10 Oct)

see Rev.1 above 

L.9/Rev.1 - Strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, in particular its technical cooperation capacity

[Main sponsor: Italy]

Oral
statement 

 

Adopted without vote -
37th meeting (2 Nov)

L.9 - Strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, in particular its technical cooperation capacity

[Main sponsor: Italy]

 

Introduced -
11th meeting
(10 Oct)

see Rev.1 above 

L.14/Rev.1 - United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders

[Chairman's text]

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Adopted without vote

48th meeting (17 Nov)

L.14 - United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders

[Chairman's text]

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see Rev.1 above 

see Rev.1 above 

♦ Item 99: International drug control

L.8/Rev.2 - International cooperation against the world drug problem

[Main sponsor: Mexico]

 Oral
statement

 

Adopted without vote -
37th meeting (2 Nov)

L.8/Rev.1 - International cooperation against the world drug problem

[Main sponsor: Mexico]

 Oral
statement

 

see Rev.2 above 

L.8 - International cooperation against the world drug problem

[Main sponsor: Mexico]

 Oral
statement

Introduced -
11th meeting
(10 Oct)

see Rev.1 above 

♦ Item 110: Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

L.61 - Tentative programme of work of the Third Committee for the 62nd session of the GA

[Chairman's text]

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Adopted without vote

54th meeting (30 Nov)

♦ Item 118: Programme planning

L.62 - Programme planning (draft decision)

[Chairman's text]

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Adopted without vote

55th meeting (8 Dec)

÷ List of documents

÷ List of draft proposals

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