Action on recommendations contained in the report of the Commission on the Status of Women on its
fifty-ninth session (E/2015/27)
Draft resolution I: Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women
- The President invited the Council to take action on the draft resolution entitled “Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women”, contained in chapter I, section A, of the report. The draft resolution had been adopted by the Commission by a recorded vote of 27
to 2, with 13 abstentions. He understood that a recorded vote in the Council had been requested on the draft resolution.
- A recorded vote was taken.
Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Guatemala, India, Kuwait, Mauritania, Mauritius, Nepal, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Australia and United States of America.
Albania, Austria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Japan, Pakistan, Portugal, Republic of Korea, San Marino, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
- The draft resolution was adopted by 16 votes
to 2, with 20 abstentions.
Download Document Files: E.2015.SR_.36.pdf
Document Type: Arabic text, Chinese text, French text, Russian text, Spanish text, Summary record, Voting record
Document Sources: Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
Subject: Assistance, Gender, Inalienable rights of the Palestinian people, Social issues, Women
Publication Date: 10/06/2015