Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee)

Status of draft proposals for the 74th session

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Symbol
Title
Main Sponsor
Programme Budget Implications
Action
Item 16: Information and communications technologies for sustainable development
A/C.2/74/L.70 Information and communications technologies for sustainable development Vice-Chair of the Committee (Israel) None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.32 State Palestine (on behalf of Group 77 and China) Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 17: Macroeconomic policy questions
A/C.2/74/L.68 Promoting investments for sustainable development Vice-Chair of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.4 State Palestine (on behalf of Group 77 and China)    
A/C.2/74/L.16/Rev.1 International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, 2021 Indonesia None Adopted
22nd mtg
14 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.16 None  
Item17 (a): International trade and development
A/C.2/74/L.5/Rev.1 Unilateral economic measures as a means of political and economic coercion against developing countries State Palestine (on behalf of Group 77 and China) None Adopted
by vote:
116-2-52
23rd mtg
21 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.5    
A/C.2/74/L.11 Venue of the fifteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in 2020 Rapporteur of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
22nd mtg
14 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.12 Eighth United Nations Conference to Review All Aspects of the Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices Rapporteur of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
22nd mtg
14 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.15/Rev.1 International trade and development State Palestine (on behalf of Group 77 and China) None Adopted
by vote:
173-2-0
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.15    
Item 17 (b): International financial system and development
A/C.2/74/L.62 International financial system and development Rapporteur of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
by vote:
177-1-0
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.14 State Palestine (on behalf of Group 77 and China)   Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 17 (c): External debt sustainability and development
A/C.2/74/L.59 External debt sustainability and development Rapporteur of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.9 State Palestine
(on behalf of Group 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 17 (d): Commodities
A/C.2/74/L.55 Commodities Rapporteur of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
by vote:
175-1-0
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.21 State Palestine
(on behalf of Group 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 17 (e): Financial inclusion for sustainable development
A/C.2/74/L.61 Financial inclusion for sustainable development Rapporteur of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.23 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 17 (f): Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development
A/C.2/74/L.69 Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development Rapporteur of the Committee (Guatemala) None Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.24 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
   
Item 18: Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development
A/C.2/74/L.13/Rev.1 Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conference on Financing for Development State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.13 None  
Item 19: Sustainable development:
A/C.2/74/L.3 Oil slick on Lebanese Shores State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
by vote:
158-9-6
22nd mtg
14 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.8/Rev.1 International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Andorra and San Marino None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.8    
A/C.2/74/L.31/Rev.1 Strengthening cooperation for Integrated Coastal Zone Management for achieving Sustainable Development Morocco Oral statement Proposed amendment contained in A/C.2/74/CRP.2
(withdrawn)

Vote on
PP2:
149-8-8
26th mtg
27 Nov

Vote on
OP12:
108-4-49
26th mtg

Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.31    
A/C.2/74/L.33/Rev.1 Sustainable tourism and sustainable development in Central America El Salvador, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.33    
A/C.2/74/L.34/Rev.1 International Day of Clean Air for blue skies Republic of Korea None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.34    
A/C.2/74/L.40/Rev.1 Cooperative measures to assess and increase awareness of environmental effects related to waste originating from chemical munitions dumped at sea Lithuania None Adopted
(orally corrected)
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.40    
A/C.2/74/L.43/Rev.1 Sustainable tourism and sustainable development in Central Asia Uzbekistan None Adopted
22nd mtg
14 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.43    
A/C.2/74/L.44/Rev.1 Agricultural Technology for Sustainable Development Israel None Adopted
by vote:
147-3-28
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.44    
Item 19 (a): Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
A/C.2/74/L.36/Rev.1 Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
by vote :
126-2-49
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.36 None
Item 19 (b): Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
A/C.2/74/L.60 Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States Vice-Chair of the Committee (Qatar) None Adopted
(orally corrected)
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.18 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 19 (c): Disaster risk reduction
A/C.2/74/L.57 Disaster risk reduction Vice-Chair of the Committee (Qatar) None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.42 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 19 (d): Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind
A/C.2/74/L.37/Rev.1 Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind Vice-Chair of the Committee (Qatar) None Proposed amendment
contained in
A/C.2/74/CRP.4
Rejected by vote:
50-106-4
26th mtg
27 Nov

Vote on
OP 9 (retained)
108-4-49
26th mtg
27 Nov

Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.37 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None
Item 19 (e): Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa
A/C.2/74/L.41/Rev.1 Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.41 None
Item 19 (f): Convention on Biological Diversity
A/C.2/74/L.66 Convention on Biological Diversity Vice-Chair of the Committee (Qatar) Oral statement Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.35 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
 
Item 19 (g): Report of the United nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme
A/C.2/74/L.52 Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme Vice-Chair of the Committee (Qatar) None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.10 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 19 (h): Education for sustainable development
A/C.2/74/L.48/Rev.1 Education for sustainable development State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Vote on
OP13:
162-4-3
26th mtg
27 Nov

Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.48    
Item 19 (i): Harmony with Nature
A/C.2/74/L.47/Rev.1 Harmony with nature State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
by vote:
130-2-44
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.47    
Item 19 (j): Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
A/C.2/74/L.71 Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Vice-Chair of the Committee (Qatar) None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.49 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 19 (k): Combating sand and dust storms
A/C.2/74/L.46/Rev.1 Combating sand and dust storms State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Proposed amendment
contained in
A/C.2/74/CRP.3
Rejected by vote:
103-55-2
24th mtg
26 Nov

Adopted
by vote:
171-2-1
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.46    
Item 19 (l): Sustainable mountain development
A/C.2/74/L.50/Rev.1 Sustainable Mountain Development Italy and Kyrgyzstan None Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.50    
Item 20: Globalization and interdependence:
Item 20 (a): Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence
A/C.2/74/L.26/Rev.1 Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Proposed amendment
contained in
A/C.2/74/CRP.6
Rejected by vote:
113-46-4
26th mtg
27 Nov

Adopted
by vote:
127-2-45
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.26 None
Item 20 (b): Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development
A/C.2/74/L.58 Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development Vice-Chair (Bulgaria) None Adopted
24th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.27 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
24th mtg
26 Nov
Item 20 (c): Culture and sustainable development
A/C.2/74/L.51 Culture and sustainable development Vice-Chair (Bulgaria) None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.17 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 20 (d): Development cooperation with middle-income countries
A/C.2/74/L.67 Development cooperation with middle-income countries Vice-Chair of the Committee (Bulgaria) None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.25 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 21: Groups of countries in special situations:
Item 21 (a): Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries
A/C.2/74/L.54 Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries Vice-Chair of the Committee (Israel) Oral statement Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.29 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 21 (b): Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries
A/C.2/74/L.53 Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries Vice-Chair of the Committee (Israel) None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.30 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 22: Eradication of poverty and other development issues
Item 22 (a): Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018-2027)
A/C.2/74/L.63 Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) Vice-Chair of the Committee (Bulgaria) None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.19 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 22 (b): Women in development
A/C.2/74/L.28/Rev.1 Women in development State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Proposed amendment contained in
A/C.2/74/CRP.5:
Rejected by vote:
18-119-16
26th mtg
27 Nov

Vote on
OP18 and OP19:
136-12-7
Retained
26th mtg
27 Nov

Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.28 None  
A/C.2/74/L.73 Amendment to A/C.2/74/L.28/Rev.1 - Women in Development Finland (on behalf of the European Union) None Adopted
by vote:
130-26-5
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.74 Amendment to A/C.2/74/L.28/Rev.1 - Women in Development Finland (on behalf of the European Union) None Adopted
by vote:
118-37-7
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.75 Amendment to A/C.2/74/L.28/Rev.1 - Women in Development Finland (on behalf of the European Union) None Adopted
by vote:
136-25-4
26th mtg
27 Nov
Item 22 (c): Human resources development
A/C.2/74/L.56 Human resources development Vice-Chair of the Committee (Bulgaria) None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.20 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 22 (d): Eradicating rural poverty to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
A/C.2/74/L.22/Rev.1 Eradicating rural poverty to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
by vote:
121-49-2
26th mtg
27 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.22    
Item 23: Operational activities for development
Item 23 (a): Operational activities for development of the United Nations system
A/C.2/74/L.38/Rev.1 Operational activities for development of the United Nations system State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.38  
Item 23 (b): South-South cooperation for development
A/C.2/74/L.65 South-South cooperation State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.39 None Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 24: Agriculture development, food security and nutrition
A/C.2/74/L.2/Rev.1 Natural plant fibers and sustainable development Bangladesh None Adopted
23rd mtg
21 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.2 Use of natural fibers such as jute, sisal etc.  
A/C.2/74/L.6/Rev.1 International Tea Day State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
by vote:
118-3-45
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.6    
A/C.2/74/L.64 Agriculture development, food security and nutrition Vice-Chair of the Committee (Israel) None Adopted
25th mtg
26 Nov
A/C.2/74/L.7 State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
  Withdrawn
25th mtg
26 Nov
Item 60: Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources
A/C.2/74/L.45 Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources State of Palestine
(on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
None Adopted
by vote:
156-6-14
22nd mtg
14 Nov
Item 121: Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly
A/C.2/74/L.72

Draft programme of work of the Second Committee for the seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly

Conference room paper 1 on the provisional programme of work and timetable for the Second Committee at the seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly

Bureau None Adopted
26th mtg
27 Nov
Item 136: Programme planning
         

 

 

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