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Sixth Committee
73rd Session

Wednesday, 03 October, 2018 - Tuesday, 13 November, 2018, New York
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35th plenary meeting

Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [item 79] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 79. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.15, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 79. 

United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law [item 81] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 81. 

The representative of Ghana introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.25, on behalf of the Bureau.

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.25, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 81. 

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [item 82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

The Chair informed the Committee that a statement on the programme budget implications of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.22 had been issued as document A/C.6/73/L.29

The representative of Peru introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.22, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.22, without a vote. 

The representative of Belarus introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.23, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.23, without a vote. 

The representative of Georgia introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.24, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.24, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts [item 83] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 83. 

The representative of Sweden introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.21, on behalf of Argentina, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Central African Republic, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Monaco, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Uruguay, and announced that Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Fiji, Georgia, Lebanon, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, San Marino and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution. 

The representatives of the Sudan and Togo spoke in explanation of position prior to action on the draft resolution. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.21, without a vote. 

The representative of the United States of America spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 83. 

Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives [item 84] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 84. 

The representative of Finland introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.20, on behalf of Austria, Canada, Central African Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Moldova, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Uruguay, and announced that Australia, Belgium, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution. 

The representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced that it also joined as a sponsor of the draft resolution. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.20, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 84. 

The rule of law at the national and international levels [item 86] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 86.

The representative of Mexico introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.19, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.19, without a vote. 

The representative of the Syrian Arab Republic spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 86. 

The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction [item 87] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 87. 

The representative of the Gambia introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.16, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.16, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 87. 

Protection of persons in the event of disasters [item 90] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 90. 

The representative of Thailand introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.26, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.26, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 90. 

Strengthening and promoting the international treaty framework [item 91] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 91. 

The representative of Brazil introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.28, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Secretary of the Committee made an oral statement pertaining to the financial implications of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.28. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.28, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 91. 

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [item 111] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 111. 

The representative of Canada introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.17, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.17, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 111. 

Administration of justice at the United Nations [item 147] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 147. 

The Committee received a report on the results of the informal consultations.

The Committee authorized its Chair to send a letter to the President of the General Assembly with a request that it be brought to the attention of the Chair of the Fifth Committee and circulated as a document of the General Assembly. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 147. 

Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country [item 167] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 167. 

The representative of Cyprus introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.18, on behalf of Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire and Cyprus. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.18, without a vote. 

The representatives of the Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The representative of the United States of America made a statement. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 167. 

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [item 123] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 123. 

The Chair of the Committee introduced draft decision A/C.6/73/L.27

Statements were made by the representatives of Israel, Togo and India. 

The Committee adopted draft decision A/C.6/73/L.27. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 123. 

Programme planning [item 137] 

The Committee commenced its consideration of agenda item 137. 

The Chair of the Committee made a statement.

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 137. 

Election of the officers of the Main Committees [item 5] 

The Chair of the Committee made a statement. 

Conclusion of the consideration of the substantive items for the seventy-third session 

The Chair of the Committee made a concluding statement. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Eswatini (on behalf of the African Group) and the Islamic Republic of Iran (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement). 

The Sixth Committee thus concluded the consideration of its substantive items for the seventy-third session.

  • Nov 13 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
34th plenary meeting

Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its fifty-first session [80]

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 80.

The representative of Austria announced that Serbia and Spain had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.11.

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.11, without a vote.

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.12, without a vote.

The representative of Singapore made a statement after the adoption of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.12.

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.13, without a vote.

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.14, without a vote.

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 80. 

Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [79] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 79. 

The representative of Pakistan introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.15, on behalf of the Bureau. 

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [123] 

The Committee commenced its consideration of agenda item 123.

Statements were made by the representatives of: El Salvador (also on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), Australia (also on behalf of Canada and New Zealand), Nicaragua, Mauritius, Uruguay, Oman, Peru and Slovakia. 

The Chair of the Committee made a statement.

Further statements were made by the representatives of: Uruguay, the Sudan, Barbados and Mexico. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 123.

  • Nov 06 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
33rd plenary meeting

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [111] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 111. 

The Chair the Working Group, Mr. Amrith Rohan Perera (Sri Lanka), presented an oral report on the work of the Working Group.

The Committee took note of the report. 

Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [79] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 79. 

The Chair of the Working Group, Mr. Thabo Molefe (South Africa), presented an oral report on the work of the Working Group. 

The Committee took note of the report.

The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction [87] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 87. 

The Chair of the Working Group, Ms. Shara Duncan Villalobos (Costa Rica), presented an oral report on the work of the Working Group. 

The Committee took note of the report. 

Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization [85] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 85. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.10, without a vote. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 85.

  • Nov 05 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
32nd plenary meeting

Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its fifty-first session [80]

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 80.

The representative of Austria introduced the draft resolutions contained in documents A/C.6/73/L.11, A/C.6/73/L.12, A/C.6/73/L.13 and A/C.6/73/L.14 and announced that Mexico, the Russian Federation, Seychelles, and Switzerland had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.11.

Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country [167]

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 167.

The Chair of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country introduced the report of the Committee (A/73/26).

Statements were made by the representatives of the European Union (also on behalf of its member States (the candidate countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilization and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia, aligned themselves with the statement)), Syrian Arab Republic, Cuba, the Russian Federation, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mauritius and the United States of America.

Statements were made by the representatives of the Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic and Cuba in exercise of the right of reply.

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 167.

  • Nov 02 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Working Group on measures to eliminate international terrorism (3rd meeting)

Closed meeting

  • Nov 01 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
31st plenary meeting

Observer status for the Community of Democraciesin the General Assembly [171] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 171. 

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the Community of Democracies in the General Assembly to the seventy-fourth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 171. 

Observer status for the New Development Bank in the General Assembly [174] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 174. 

The representative of China announced that Nigeria had joined as sponsor of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.4

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.4 without a vote. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 174. 

Observer status for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea in the General Assembly [175] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 175. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.5 without a vote.

The representative of Norway announced that the Seychelles had joined as sponsor of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.5. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.5 without a vote. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 175. 

Observer status for the European Public Law Organization in the General Assembly [176] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 176. 

The representative of Portugal announced that Armenia and Lithuania had joined as sponsors of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.6

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.6 without a vote. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 176. 

Observer status for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bankin the General Assembly [177] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 177. 

The representative of China announced that Austria, Belgium, Germany, Malaysia, Nigeria and Papua New Guinea had joined as sponsors of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.7

The representative of Morocco announced that it joined as a sponsor of the draft resolution. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.7 without a vote. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 177. 

Observer status for the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries in the General Assembly [178] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 178. 

The representative of Mongolia announced that Austria and Bolivia (Plurinational State of) had joined as sponsors of draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.8

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.8 without a vote. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 178. 

Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization [85] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 85. 

The representative of Lesotho introduced draft resolution A/C.6/73/L.10, on behalf of the Bureau. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Qatar and United Arab Emirates in exercise of the right to reply. 

Protection of persons in the event of disasters [90] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 90. 

Statements were made by the representatives of El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), Iceland (also on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway (Nordic Countries)), Honduras, Italy, Sudan, Switzerland, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, the Russian Federation, Portugal, Singapore, Argentina, Togo, Colombia, the United States of America, Malaysia, Japan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Peru, Iran (Islamic republic of), the Philippines and Israel.

The representative of the Permanent Observer of the Sovereign Order of Malta also made a statement.

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 90.  

  • Nov 01 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
30th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of South Africa, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Israel, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Australia, Estonia, Viet Nam, Turkey, Iran (Islamic Republic of), France, Egypt, Malaysia, and Algeria. 

The observer for the Holy See made a statement. 

The representative of the Philippines made a statement in the exercise of the right of reply. 

The Chair of the International Law Commission at the seventieth session made a statement. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 82.

  • Oct 31 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
29th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Singapore, Mexico, the United States of America, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, Ireland, Belarus, Thailand, Lebanon, Switzerland, Romania, Azerbaijan, the Russian Federation, Colombia, and Micronesia (Federated States of).

  • Oct 31 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
28th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of: Mozambique, Nicaragua, the Sudan, and Cuba. 

A statement was made by the observer of the Holy See. 

The Chair of the International Law Commission at the seventieth session made a statement introducing chapters IX, X, and XI of the Report of the Commission on the work of its seventieth session (A/73/10). 

Statements were made by the representatives of: Sweden (also on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Norway (Nordic countries)), Austria, Brazil, Poland, Nicaragua, Slovenia, Peru, Japan, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and the Sudan.

  • Oct 30 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
27th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of: Greece, Micronesia (Federated Republic of), Tonga, Colombia, Chile, South Africa, El Salvador, Israel, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Peru, Republic of Korea, Australia, Viet Nam, Malaysia, Turkey and Iran (Islamic Republic of).

  • Oct 30 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
26th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session  [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of: France, Slovakia, Germany, Japan, Slovenia, Estonia, the Netherlands, Spain, India, Ireland, Belarus, Thailand, New Zealand, Romania, Portugal, Sri Lanka and the Russian Federation.

  • Oct 26 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
25th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of:  Austria, China, Italy, Cyprus, Egypt, Brazil, Poland, Singapore, Mexico and the Czech Republic,

The President of the International Court of Justice addressed the Committee. The representatives of Peru and Sweden spoke.

  • Oct 26 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
24th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of: Viet Nam, Malaysia, Seychelles, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Uruguay, El Salvador, Bulgaria, Malawi, Morocco, Monaco, and Indonesia. 

A statement was made by the observer of the Holy See. 

Statements were also made by the observers of the Council of Europe, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) and the International Committee of the Red Cross. 

The Special Rapporteur on the topic “Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties”, Mr. Georg Nolte, and the Special Rapporteur on the topic “Identification of customary international law”, Sir Michael Wood, made some remarks. 

The Chair of the International Law Commission at the seventieth session made a statement introducing chapters VI, VII and VIII of the Report of the Commission on the work of its seventieth session (A/73/10). 

Statements were made by the representatives of: European Union (also on behalf of its Member States and of the candidate countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova), and Finland (also on behalf of Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden (Nordic countries)).

  • Oct 25 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
23rd plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of: South Africa, Ecuador, Israel, Papua New Guinea, Ukraine, Cyprus, Cuba, Fiji, Samoa, the Republic of Korea, and Australia.

  • Oct 24 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
22nd plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of: New Zealand, Romania, Thailand, Mexico, Turkey, Sri Lanka, the Russian Federation, Micronesia (Federated States of), Tonga, Canada, Sierra Leone, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Chile, and Togo.

  • Oct 24 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
21st plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82]

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

Statements were made by the representatives of: Portugal, the Czech Republic, Mauritius, Slovakia, the Sudan, Brazil, Slovenia, Estonia, Greece, Germany, India, Ireland, Spain, Belarus, and Argentina.

  • Oct 23 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
20th plenary meeting

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventieth session [82] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 82. 

The Chair made a statement. 

The Chair of the International Law Commission at the seventieth session made a statement introducing Chapters I to V, XII and XIII of the Report of the Commission on the work of its seventieth session (A/73/10). 

Statements were made by the representatives of: El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), The Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), Bahamas (on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)), Marshall Islands (on behalf of the Pacific Island Forum), the European Union (also on behalf of its Member States), Denmark (also on behalf of Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden (Nordic countries)), Austria, China, France, Italy, Peru, Nicaragua, Singapore, Poland, and Japan.

  • Oct 22 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Working Group on measures to eliminate international terrorism (2nd meeting)

Closed meeting

  • Oct 19 2018
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
19th plenary meeting

United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law [81] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 81. 

Statements were made by representatives of Gabon, South Africa, China, the Russian Federation, the United States of America, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Togo, Uruguay, Namibia, Tonga, Monaco, Peru, Bangladesh, Singapore, Nigeria, Morocco, Ethiopia, Algeria, Cuba and Timor-Leste. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 81.

  • Oct 19 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
18th plenary meeting

Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives [84] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 84. 

Statements were made by representatives of Cameroon, Timor-Leste, Uruguay, Afghanistan, the Syrian Arab Republic, Iran (Islamic Republic of), and the Sudan. 

The representative of Ukraine made a statement in the exercise of the right of reply. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 84. 

United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law [81] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 81. 

The Chair of the Advisory Committee on the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law made a statement. 

The Secretary of the Advisory Committee on the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law made a statement. 

A statement was made by a representative of the Division of Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs.  

Statements were made by representatives of Egypt (on behalf of the Group of 77 and China), the Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), Barbados (on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)), Cambodia (on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)),  the European Union (also on behalf of its Member States) (the candidate countries Turkey and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, aligned themselves with the statement), Finland (and also on behalf of Denmark, Iceland, Sweden and Norway (Nordic Countries)), Brazil, Portugal, the Sudan, Paraguay, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Thailand, Lebanon and Mauritius. 

Organization of Work 

The Committee adopted an amendment to its programme of work.

  • Oct 19 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
17th plenary meeting

Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts [83] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 83. 

Statements were made by representatives of the Russian Federation, Austria, Belarus, Monaco, the Republic of Korea, the United States of America, Bangladesh, El Salvador, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Morocco, Egypt and Iran (Islamic Republic of). 

A statement was made by the observer for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).   

The representatives of the Syrian Arab Republic, Israel and Myanmar made statements in exercise of the right of reply. 

The Committee thus concluded its debate on agenda item 83. 

Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives [84] 

The Committee commenced its consideration of agenda item 84. 

Statements were made by representatives of El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), the Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), the European Union, on behalf of its member States (the candidate countries Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilization and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia, aligned themselves with the statement), Finland (also on behalf of Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden (Nordic countries)), Brazil, Cuba, Turkey, Israel, the Russian Federation, El Salvador, the United States of America, Eritrea, Bahrain, and Bangladesh.

The representative of the United States of America made a statement in exercise of the right of reply. 

  • Oct 18 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Working Group on the scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction (2nd meeting)

Closed meeting

  • Oct 17 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
16th plenary meeting

Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts [83] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 83. 

Statements were made by representatives of El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), the European Union (also on behalf of its Member States (the Candidate Countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia, aligned themselves with the statement)), Sweden (also on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway (Nordic countries)), Canada (also on behalf of Australia and New Zealand (CANZ)), Peru, Brazil, Sudan, Cuba, Lebanon, Switzerland and Israel.

  • Oct 17 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Working Group on measures to eliminate international terrorism (1st meeting)

Closed meeting

  • Oct 16 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
15th plenary meeting

Organization of work 

The Committee adopted an amendment to its programme of work. 

Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its fifty-first session [80] 

The Chair of the fifty-first session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law made a statement. 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 80. 

Statements were made by the representatives of El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), the European Union (also on behalf of its Member States) (the candidate countries Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, aligned themselves with the statement), Austria, Peru, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, India, Colombia, Belarus, Thailand, Mexico, Israel, El Salvador, the Russian Federation, Libya, the Sudan, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Viet Nam, Honduras, Malaysia, the United States of America, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Algeria. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 80.

  • Oct 16 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Working Group on criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission (2nd meeting)

Closed meeting

  • Oct 15 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
14th plenary meeting

Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization [85] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 85. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Maldives, the United States of America, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Algeria, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Brazil and Mauritius. 

The representatives of the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Korea made statements in the exercise of the right of reply. 

The Committee thus concluded its debate on agenda item 85. 

Observer status in the General Assembly 

A general statement was made by the representative of Cuba. 

Observer status for the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States in the General Assembly [169] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 169. 

The Vice-Chair of the Committee spoke. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 169. 

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States in the General Assembly to the seventy-fourth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 169. 

Observer status for the Eurasian Economic Union in the General Assembly [170] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 170. 

The Vice-Chair of the Committee spoke. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 170. 

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the Eurasian Economic Union in the General Assembly to the seventy-fourth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 170. 

Observer status for the Community of Democracies in the General Assembly [171] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 171. 

The representative of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland introduced the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.9 and announced that Canada, Netherlands and Romania had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Cuba, Syrian Arab Republic, Poland, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Nicaragua, Singapore and Bolivia (Plurinational State of). 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 171. 

Observer status for the Observer status for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat in the General Assembly [172] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 172. 

The Chair of the Committee spoke. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 172. 

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat in the General Assembly to the seventy-fourth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 172. 

Observer status for the Global Environment Facility in the General Assembly [173] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 173. 

The Chair of the Committee spoke. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 173. 

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the Global Environment Facility in the General Assembly to the seventy-fourth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 173. 

Observer status for the New Development Bank in the General Assembly [174] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 174. 

The representative of China introduced the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.4 and announced that the Netherlands and Sudan had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Brazil, South Africa, the Russian Federation and India. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 174.  

Observer status for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea in the General Assembly [175] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 175. 

The representative of Norway (also on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden (Nordic countries)) introduced the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.5 and announced that Belgium, Canada, France, the Netherlands, South Africa, Spain and the United States of America had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution. 

A statement was made by the representative of South Africa. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 175. 

Observer status for the European Public Law Organization in the General Assembly [176] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 176. 

The representative of Portugal introduced the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.6 and announced that Bulgaria, Greece, the Netherlands, Romania and Serbia had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 176. 

Observer status for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in the General Assembly [177] 

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 177. 

The representative of China introduced the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.7 and announced that Argentina, Cambodia, Israel, Nepal, the Netherlands, Romania, Sudan, Turkey and Viet Nam had joined as sponsors of the draft resolution. 

Statements were made by the representatives of the Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Brazil, India and Viet Nam. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 177. 

Observer status for the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries in the General Assembly [178]

The Committee started its consideration of agenda item 178. 

The representative of Mongolia introduced the draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/73/L.8 and announced that Sudan had joined as sponsor of the draft resolution. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Paraguay and Nepal. 

The Committee concluded its debate on agenda item 178.

  • Oct 15 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
13th plenary meeting

Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization [85]

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 85.

The Chair of the 2018 session of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization introduced the report of the Special Committee (A/73/33).

The Director of the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs made a statement on the status of the Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs.

The Chief of the Security Council Practices and Charter Research Branch of the Department of Political Affairs made a statement on the status of the Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council.

Statements were made by the representatives of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)), Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), the European Union (also on behalf of its member States (the candidate countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania, the country of the Stabilization and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia aligned themselves with the statement)), Qatar, Gabon, Peru, Nicaragua, Sudan, Ghana, India, Cuba, Mexico, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, China, the Russian Federation, Libya, the Syrian Arab Republic, Belarus and Morocco.

  • Oct 12 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Working Group on the scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction (1st meeting)

Closed meeting

  • Oct 11 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
12th plenary meeting

The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction [87] 

 The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 87.

Statements were made by the representatives of Panama, Israel, Viet Nam, Zambia, Senegal, Austria, Saudi Arabia, Gambia, Mali, Mozambique, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Indonesia, Myanmar, Lesotho, Brazil, Algeria, Bangladesh and Nigeria.

Statements were also made by the observers for the Holy See and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The Committee thus concluded its debate on agenda item 87. 

Administration of justice at the United Nations [147] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 147. 

Statements were made by the representatives of El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), European Union (also on behalf of its member States (the Candidate Countries Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Liechtenstein, Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia aligned themselves with the statement)), Australia (also on behalf of Canada and New Zealand (CANZ)), the Netherlands, Switzerland, Malaysia, the United States of America and Mexico. 

The Committee thus concluded its debate on agenda item 147.

  • Oct 11 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Working Group on criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission (1st meeting)

Closed meeting

  • Oct 10 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
11th plenary meeting

The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction [87] 

 The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 87.

Statements were made by the representatives of Qatar, Peru, Liechtenstein, Paraguay, Singapore, Argentina, the Sudan, Gabon, Slovakia, the Syrian Arab Republic, Czech Republic, India, Cuba, Egypt, Mauritius, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Mexico, Kenya, Rwanda, China, El Salvador, the Russian Federation, Libya, Morocco, Eswatini, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, the United States of America and Uruguay.

  • Oct 10 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
10th plenary meeting

The rule of law at the national and international levels [86] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 86. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Myanmar, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Slovakia, Croatia, Gambia, Kuwait, Nigeria, Bahrain, Viet Nam, Guinea, Tunisia, Timor-Leste and Dominican Republic. 

Statements were also made by the observers for the Holy See, the State of Palestine and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO). 

The representatives of Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) and Israel made statements in the exercise of the right of reply. 

The Committee thus concluded its debate on agenda item 86. 

The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction [87] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 87. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)), Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), New Zealand (also on behalf of Australia and Canada (CANZ)), Sweden (also on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway) (Nordic countries)) and El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)). 

Organization of work 

The Committee adopted an amendment to its programme of work.

  • Oct 09 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
9th plenary meeting

The rule of law at the national and international levels [86] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 86. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Paraguay, China, Russian Federation, Tonga, Peru, Namibia, Egypt, United States of America, Eritrea, Georgia, Nepal, Singapore, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Belarus, Honduras, Guatemala, Philippines, Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, Senegal, Serbia, Turkey and Morocco.

  • Oct 09 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
8th plenary meeting

The rule of law at the national and international levels [86] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 86. 

The President of the General Assembly made a statement. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Brazil, Rwanda, the Netherlands, Mauritius, Cuba, Thailand, Lebanon, Switzerland, Iraq, India, the United Republic of Tanzania, South Africa, Togo, Mexico, Uruguay, Ukraine, Israel, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Ghana, and Argentina.

  • Oct 08 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
7th plenary meeting

The rule of law at the national and international levels [86] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 86. 

The Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Coordination, Executive Office of the Secretary-General, made a statement. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)), the Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), Cambodia (on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)), European Union (also on behalf of its member States (the candidate countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia aligned themselves with the statement)), Denmark (also on behalf of Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden (Nordic countries)), Canada (also on behalf of Australia and New Zealand (CANZ)), Austria, Qatar, Costa Rica, Liechtenstein, Gabon, Japan, Slovenia, the Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, the Republic of Korea, El Salvador and Colombia.

  • Oct 08 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
6th plenary meeting

Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [79] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 79. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), European Union (also on behalf of its Member States (the candidate countries Turkey, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the EFTA country, Liechtenstein, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia, aligned themselves with the statement)), Norway (also on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden (Nordic countries)), Australia (also on behalf of Canada and New Zealand (CANZ)), Brazil, Israel, Gabon, the Netherlands, India, Thailand, Switzerland, Sudan, South Africa, Mexico, El Salvador, the Russian Federation, the United States of America, Indonesia, Bangladesh, the Republic of Korea, Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco, Ethiopia, Egypt and Paraguay. 

The Committee concluded its debate of agenda item 79.

  • Oct 05 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
5th plenary meeting

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [111] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 111. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Uruguay, Ecuador, Eritrea, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Georgia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Bahrain and Zambia. 

Statements were also made by the observers for the Holy See and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). 

The Committee thus concluded its debate on agenda item 111. 

Strengthening and promoting the international treaty framework [91] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 91. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Brazil (on behalf of Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Italy, and Singapore), El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), European Union (also on behalf of its member States (the candidate countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia aligned themselves with the statement)), Gabon, Switzerland, Sudan, Romania, the United States of America, Tonga, Mexico, Colombia, Singapore, New Zealand, Togo, Canada, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Argentina, Austria, Mauritius and Paraguay. 

The Committee thus concluded its debate on agenda item 91. 

Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [79] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 79. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)) and El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)).

  • Oct 05 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
4th plenary meeting

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [111] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 111. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Malaysia, Nigeria, Morocco, Djibouti, China, Myanmar, Serbia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Republic of Korea, Algeria, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Paraguay, Senegal, Tunisia, Namibia, Japan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Viet Nam, the United Arab Emirates, Libya, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Ethiopia.

  • Oct 04 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
3rd plenary meeting

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [111] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 111. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Sri Lanka, Mali, Kenya, Uganda, the Philippines, El Salvador, Egypt, the Russian Federation, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) and Honduras.

  • Oct 04 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
2nd plenary meeting

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [111] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 111. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Maldives, Singapore, Brazil, Nicaragua, Gabon, Ghana, India, Cuba, Switzerland, Mexico, Brunei Darussalam, Mongolia, Thailand, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Slovenia, Mauritius, Dominican Republic, the United Republic of Tanzania, South Africa, Turkey, Lebanon, Ukraine, Israel, the United States of America and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

  • Oct 03 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
1st plenary meeting

The Chair, Mr. Michel Xavier Biang, made a statement. 

Composition of the Bureau 

The Bureau, as constituted on 5 June 2018, is composed as follows: Chair: Mr. Michel Xavier Biang (Gabon); Vice-Chairs: Ms. Maria Angela Ponce (Philippines), Ms. Barbara Kremžar (Slovenia) and Mr. Patrick Luna (Brazil); Rapporteur: Ms. Nadia Kalb (Austria). 

Establishment of working groups 

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/112 of 7 December 2017, the Committee established a Working Group on the criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission to continue the consideration of the report of the Group of Legal Experts (A/60/980), in particular its legal aspects. The Working Group shall be open to all States Members of the United Nations or members of  specialized agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency will be invited to participate. The Committee elected Mr. Thabo Molefe (South Africa) as the Chair of the Working Group. 

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/120 of 7 December 2017, the Committee established a Working Group on the scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction to continue to undertake a thorough discussion of the scope and application of universal jurisdiction. In accordance with General Assembly resolution 72/120, the Working Group shall be open to all Member States and relevant observers to the General Assembly will be invited to participate. The Committee elected Ms. Shara Duncan-Villalobos (Costa Rica) as the Chair of the Working Group. 

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/123 of 7 December 2017, the Committee established a Working Group on measures to eliminate international terrorism with a view to finalizing the process on the draft comprehensive convention on international terrorism as well as discussions on the item included in its agenda by Assembly resolution 54/110 concerning the question of convening a high-level conference under the auspices of the United Nations. The Working Group shall be open to all States Members of the United Nations or members of specialized agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The Committee elected Mr. Rohan Perera (Sri Lanka) as the Chair of the Working Group. 

Organization of work 

The Committee adopted its programme of work on the basis of document A/C.6/73/L.1

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [111] 

The Committee began its consideration of agenda item 111. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)), El Salvador (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)), Gambia (on behalf of the African Group), Saudi Arabia (on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)), Cambodia (on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)), European Union, (also on behalf of its member States (the candidate countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Ukraine and Moldova, aligned themselves with the statement)), New Zealand, (also on behalf of Australia and Canada  (CANZ)), Norway, (also on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden (Nordic countries)), Qatar, Liechtenstein, Peru, Colombia, Pakistan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic.

  • Oct 03 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber