Summary record of the 53rd meeting
Held at Headquarters, New York, on Friday, 20 May 2005, at 10 a.m.
Chairman: Ms. Lock (Vice-Chairman) ………………………………… ( South Africa)
Agenda item 135: Financing of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Middle East ( continued)
(b) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (continued)
In the absence of Mr. MacKay (New Zealand), Ms. Lock (South Africa), Vice-Chairman, took the Chair.
The meeting was called to order at 10.05 a.m.
Agenda item 135: Financing of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Middle East (continued)
(b) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (continued) (A/C.5/59/L.52)
Draft resolution A/C.5/59/L.52
1. The Chairman said that she had been informed by the coordinator of the informal consultations on the item that the Committee had been unable to reach consensus on the text of a draft resolution. She drew attention to draft resolution A/C.5/59/L.52, which had been submitted by Jamaica on behalf of the Group of 77 and China.
2. Ms. Taylor Roberts (Jamaica), introducing the draft resolution on behalf of the Group of 77 and China, drew attention to the fourth preambular paragraph and to paragraphs 3, 4 and 13, which related to an outstanding issue concerning non-payment by a Member State. She trusted that the Committee would give favourable consideration to the draft resolution.
The meeting rose at 1 p.m.
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