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Sixth Committee
74th Session

Tuesday, 01 October, 2019 - Wednesday, 20 November, 2019, New York
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35th plenary meeting

Observer status for the International Organization of Employers in the General Assembly [item 172] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 172. 

The representative of Germany made a statement. 

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the International Organization of Employers in the General Assembly to the seventy-fifth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 172. 

Observer status for the International Trade Union Confederation in the General Assembly [item 173] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 173. 

The representative of France made a statement and announced that Lithuania had joined as sponsor of draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.4

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the International Trade Union Confederation in the General Assembly to the seventy-fifth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 173. 

Observer status for the Boao Forum for Asia in the General Assembly [item 174] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 174. 

The representative of China made a statement.

The Committee decided to recommend that the General Assembly defer a decision on the request for observer status for the Boao Forum for Asia to the seventy-fifth session of the Assembly. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 174. 

The law of transboundary aquifers [item 85] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 85. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.11, without a vote. 

The representative of Argentina (also on behalf of Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 85. 

Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts [item 75] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 75. 

The representative of Brazil, on behalf of the Bureau, introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.16

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.16 without a vote. 

The representative of Portugal (also on behalf of Argentina, Mexico and Sierra Leone) spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 75. 

Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [item 76] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 76. 

The representative of Pakistan, on behalf of the Bureau, introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.14

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.14 without a vote. 

The representative of Finland (also on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, United States, Australia, and Switzerland, the European Union candidate countries the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, the EFTA countries Iceland, Norway, as well as Ukraine and Georgia) spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 76. 

United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law [item 78] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 78. 

The representative of Ghana introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.15, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.15, without a vote. 

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

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 78. 

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventy-first session [item 79] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 79. 

The representative of Colombia introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.20, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.20 without a vote. 

The representative of Singapore introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.21, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.21 without a vote. 

The representative of Austria (also on behalf of Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Finland, Gambia, Germany, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Uruguay) spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 79. 

Diplomatic protection [item 80] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 80. 

The representative of South Africa introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.17, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.17 without a vote. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 80. 

Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization [item 82] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 82. 

The representative of Ethiopia introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.12, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The representative of Armenia spoke in explanation of position prior to action on the draft resolution. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.12 without a vote. 

The representative of Azerbaijan spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 82. 

The rule of law at the national and international levels [item 83] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 83. 

The representative of Liechtenstein introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.13, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.13 without a vote. 

The representatives of the Syrian Arab Republic, Russian Federation and Iran (Islamic Republic of) spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 83. 

The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction [item 84] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 84. 

The representative of Gambia introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.6, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.6 without a vote. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 84. 

Measures to eliminate international terrorism [item 109] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 109. 

The representative of Canada introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.18, on behalf of the Bureau. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.18 without a vote. 

The Chair informed the Committee that the Chair of the Working Group on measures to eliminate international terrorism designated Mr. Michael Imran Kanu (Sierra Leone) to be Coordinator of the outstanding issues relating to the draft comprehensive convention on international terrorism. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 109. 

Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country [item 165] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 165. 

The representative of Cyprus introduced draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.19, on behalf of Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire and Cyprus. 

The Committee adopted draft resolution A/C.6/74/L.19 without a vote. 

The representatives of Iran (Islamic Republic of), Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic, Cuba and Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) spoke in explanation of position after the adoption of the draft resolution. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 165. 

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [item 121] 

The Committee continued its consideration of agenda item 121. 

The Chair of the Committee introduced draft decision A/C.6/74/L.22

The representative of Togo made a statement. 

The Committee adopted draft decision A/C.6/74/L.22. 

The Committee thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 121. 

Programme planning [item 136] 

The Committee commenced its consideration of agenda item 136. 

The Chair of the Committee made a statement. 

The Committee concluded its consideration of agenda item 136. 

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-fourth session 

The Chair of the Committee made a concluding statement. 

Statements were made by the representatives of Uganda, Iran (Islamic Republic of) (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)), Rwanda and Egypt (on behalf of the African Group). 

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

  • Nov 20 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber

Agenda Item(s)

[ 172 ] Observer status for the International Organization of Employers in the General Assembly
[ 173 ] Observer status for the International Trade Union Confederation in the General Assembly
[ 174 ] Observer status for the Boao Forum for Asia in the General Assembly
[ 85 ] The law of transboundary aquifers
[ 75 ] Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts
[ 76 ] Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission
[ 78 ] United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law
[ 79 ] Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventy-first session
[ 80 ] Diplomatic protection
[ 82 ] Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization
[ 83 ] The rule of law at the national and international levels
[ 84 ] The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction
[ 109 ] Measures to eliminate international terrorism
[ 165 ] Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country
[ 121 ] Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly
[ 136 ] Programme planning
[ 5 ] Election of the officers of the Main Committees

Related Documents

 

Draft Resolution submitted by Denmark, France, Gabon, Germany, Luxembourg, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and Turkey: Observer status for the International Organization of Employers in the General Assembly [172]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.3

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Draft Resolution submitted by Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Sweden and Turkey: Observer status for the International Trade Union Confederation in the General Assembly [173]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.4

Download: Official Document System
 

Draft Resolution submitted by Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan and Viet Nam: Observer status for the Boao Forum for Asia in the General Assembly [174]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.5

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Draft Resolution: Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts [75]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.16

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Draft Resolution: Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [76]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.14

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Draft Resolution: United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law [78]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.15

Download: Official Document System
 

Draft Resolution: Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventy-first session [79]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.20

Download: Official Document System
 

Draft Resolution: Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization [82]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.12

Download: Official Document System
 

Draft Resolution: The rule of law at the national and international levels [83]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.13

Download: Official Document System
 

Draft Resolution: The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction [84]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.6

Download: Official Document System
 

Draft Resolution: Measures to eliminate international terrorism [109]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.18

Download: Official Document System
 

Draft Resolution submitted by Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire and Cyprus: Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country [165]

Draft Resolution   |   A/C.6/74/L.19

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Draft Decision: Provisional programme of work of the Sixth Committee for the seventy-fifth session [121]

Draft decision   |   A/C.6/73/L.22

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