General Assembly

GA/10740


Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York


Sixty-second General Assembly

Plenary

121st Meetings (AM)

GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS WIDE-RANGING RESOLUTION SUPPORTING STEPS

TO PROMOTE PEACE, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA
 

Also Adopts Texts on Transparency in Industries, Disarmament Special Session,
Peacekeeping Operations Special Committee, Palestinian Rights Committee Membership

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The Assembly also approved Nicaragua’s request to become a member of the Committee on the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.  That delegation had already held observer status in the Committee, and, according to an annex to the letter containing its request (document A/62/951), Nicaragua’s desire to become a full member reflected it’s “history of upholding the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, and the particular interest of [the country’s] Government of Reconciliation and Unity”.

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… Nicaragua’s representative thanked the Assembly for approving its request to become a full member of the Committee on the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.

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