19 DECEMBER 2016



65th Meeting (AM)

General Assembly Adopts 50 Third Committee Resolutions, as Diverging Views on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Animate Voting


Turning to a draft titled, “The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination,” the Assembly adopted the text by a vote of 177 in favour, to 7 against (Canada, Federated States of Micronesia, Israel, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, United States), with 4 abstentions (Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, South Sudan, Tonga).


Document symbol: GA/11745
Download Document Files: GA11745f.pdf
Document Type: French text, Press Release
Document Sources: Department of Public Information (DPI), General Assembly, General Assembly Third Committee (Social Humanitarian and Cultural)
Subject: Self-determination
Publication Date: 19/12/2016