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Draft Resolutions, Voting Results, and Explanations of Vote First Committee 2002

A/C.1/57/L.1 (A/RES/57/53)
Develoments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security.
Lead country sponsor: The Russia Federation, 27 September 2002
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.2
A/C.1/57/L.2/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/58) 
Reductions of non-strategic nuclear weapons
Lead country sponsors: The New Agenda Coalition: Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and Sweden, 1 October 2002
View Voting Result in First Committee: 115-3-38
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 120-3-42 
Explanatons of vote: Canada, Germany , United States, also on behalf of UK and France

A/C.1/57/L.3
A/C.1/57/L.3/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/59)
Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: the need for a new agenda
Lead country sponsors: The New Agenda Coalition: Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and Sweden, 1 October 2002
View Voting Result in 1st Comittee: Yes-118; No-7; Abstain-38 (October 25)
View Voting Result in GA: Yes- 125; No- 6; Abstain- 36 (November 22)
Explanations of vote: PakistanUnited Kingdom, also on behalf of United States and France

A/C.1/57/L.4
A/C.1/57/L.4/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/100)
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
Lead country sponsor: Mexico, 4 October 2002
View Voting Result in First Committee: 125-1-4 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 164-1-5 
Explanations of vote: Israel, United States, Pakistan

A/C.1/57/L.5 (A/RES/57/50)
Prohibition of the development and manufacture of new types of weapons of mass destruction and new Systems of such weapons: report of the Conference on Disarmament
Lead country sponsor: Belarus, 4 October 2002
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 22)
Voting Result in GA: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 

A/C.1/57/L.6 (A/RES/57/95)
Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session: Report of the Disarmament Commission 
Lead country sponsor: Italy, 9 October 2002
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 23 AM)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 

A/C.1/57/L.7
A/C.1/57/L.7/Rev.1
A/C.1/57/L.7/Rev.2 (A/RES/57/60)
United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education
Lead country sponsor: Mexico, 8 October 2002
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.8
A/C.1/57/L.8/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/61)
General and complete disarmament: Convening of the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament
Lead country sponsor: South Africa, On behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries.
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.9 (A/RES/57/62)
General and complete disarmament: measures to uphold the authority of the 1925 Geneva Protocol
Lead country sponsor: South Africa, On behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries.
View Voting Result in First Committee: 140-0-2 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 164-0-3 
Explanation of Vote: Republic of Korea

A/C.1/57/L.10 (A/RES/57/63)
Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation
Lead country sponsor: South Africa, On behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries.
View Voting Result in Fisrt Committee: 100-11-44  
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 105-12-44 
Explanations of vote: Canada, New Zealand, United States

A/C.1/57/L.11 (A/RES/57/87)
Review and implementation of the Concluding Document of the Twelfth Special Session of the General Assembly: United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament
Lead country sponsor: South Africa, On behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries.

A/C.1/57/L.55
United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament Programme budget implications of draft resolution A/C.1/57/L.11
Statement submitted by the Secretary-General in accordance with rule 153 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.12 (A/RES/57/64)
Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control 
Lead country sponsor: South Africa, On behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries.
View Voting Result in First Committee: 153-0-4 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 163-0-5 

A/C.1/57/L.13 (A/RES/57/96)
Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session
Lead country sponsor: Hungary
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 
Explanations of vote: Chile, Germany 

A/C.1/57/L.14 (Not Adopted)
Effects of the use of depleted uranium in armaments
Lead country sponsor: Iraq
View Voting Result in First Committee: 35-59-56 
Voting Result in General Assembly: No vote
Explanations of vote: European Union , Pakistan , Germany , United States

A/C.1/57/L.15 (A/RES/57/88)
Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa
Lead country sponsor: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.16 (A/RES/57/89)
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Lead country sponsor: Trinidad and Tobago, On behalf of the States Members of the United nations that are members of the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States

A/C.1/57/L.56
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Programme budget implications of draft resolution A/C.1/57/L.16
Statement submitted by the Secretary-General in accordance with rule 153 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.17 (A/RES/57/65)
Relationship between disarmament and development 
Lead country sponsor: South Africa, on behalf of the States Members of the UN that are members of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries
View voting result in First Committee: 156-1-4 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 160-1-4 
Explanations of vote: United Kingdom, United States

A/C.1/57/L.18
A/C.1/57/L.18/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/66)
National legislation on transfer of arms, military equipment and dual use goods and technology 
Lead country sponsor: The Netherlands
View Voting Result in First Committee as a whole: 160-0-0
View Voting Result in First Committee PP2: 117-0-31
View Voting Result in General Assembly as a whole: 131-0-27
View Voting Result in General Assembly PP2: 166-0-0 
Explanation of vote: Canada 

A/C.1/57/L.19 (Decision) (A/57/516)
United Nations conference to identify ways of eliminating nuclear dangers in the context of nuclear disarmament
Lead country sponsor: Mexico
View Voting result in First Committee: 111-7-39 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 121-6-37 
Explanations of vote: France, also on behalf of United States and United Kingdom, Germany

A/C.1/57/L.20 (A/RES/57/90)
United Nations Disarmament Information Programme 
Lead country sponsor: Mexico
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.21
A/C.1/57/L.21/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/67)
Mongolia’s international security and nuclear-weapon-free status
Lead country sponsor: Mongolia
Voting result in First Commmittee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.22 (Decision) (A/57/516)
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction
Lead country sponsor: Hungary
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.23 (A/RES/57/68)
Bilateral strategic nuclear arms reductions and the new strategic framework
Lead country sponsors: Russian Federation and the United States of America
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 
Explanations of vote: New Agenda CoalitionPakistan

A/C.1/57/L.24
A/C.1/57/L.24/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/69)
Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in Central Asia 
Lead country sponsors: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.25 (A/RES/57/70)
Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and collecting them 
Lead country sponsor: Mali
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.26
A/C.1/57/L.26/Rev.1
A/C.1/57/L.26/Rev.2
A/C.1/57/L.26/Rev.3
A/C.1/57/L.60: Amendment to draft resolution L.26/Rev.3 (Cuba and Iran)
Multilateral cooperation in disarmament and non-proliferation
Lead country sponsor: Chairman
Resolution withdrawn
Remarks on L.26: Canada

A/C.1/57/L.27 (A/RES/57/97)
The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East 
Sponsored by Egypt, On behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the League of Arab States
View Voting Result in First Committee as a whole: 150-4-9
View Voting Result in First Committee PP6: 151-2-5 
View Voting Result in General Assembly as a whole: 163-2-2
View Voting Result in General Assembly PP6: 158-3-8 
Explanations of vote: Israel, Canada, Pakistan, United States 

A/C.1/57/L.28 (A/RES/57/55)
Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East
Sponsored by Egypt
Voting resultin First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 
Explanation of vote: Israel

A/C.1/57/L.29 (A/RES/57/91)
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa 
Sponsored by Egypt: On behalf of the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of African States
Voting resultin First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote

A/C.1/57/L.30 (A/RES/57/57)
Prevention of an arms race in outer space 
Sponsored by Algeria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, China, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, Mali, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Zambia
View Voting Result in First Committee: 151-0-2 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 159-0-3
Explanation of vote: Denmark, on behalf of the European Union 

A/C.1/57/L.31 (A/RES/57/99)
Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region 
Sponsored by Algeria, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Yugoslavia
Voting Result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.32 (A/RES/57/71)
Missiles 
Sponsored by Iran 
View Voting Result in First Committee: 90-2-57 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 104-3-60 
Explanations of vote: European UnionJapanRepublic of KoreaAustralia, United States 

A/C.1/57/L.33 (A/RES/57/72)
The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects
Sponsored by Afghanistan, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Saint
Lucia, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote  

A/C.1/57/L.34 (A/RES/57/73)
Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas
Sponsored by Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Jordan, Liberia, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Samoa, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Tonga, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Venezuela and Viet Nam
View Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 148-3-4 
View Voting result in First Committee OP3, 3 last words: 140-2-8 
View Voting result in First Committee OP3: 145-1-8 
View Voting Result in General Assembly as a whole: 160-3-5 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: OP3, 3 last words: 151-2-8 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: OP3: 156-1-8 
Explanations of vote: IndiaPakistan, United States

A/C.1/57/L.35 (A/RES/57/92)
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific 
Sponsored by Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tonga and Viet Nam
A/C.1/57/L.57
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific Programme budget implications of draft resolution A/C.1/57/L.35 Statement submitted by the Secretary-General in accordance with rule 153 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.36 (A/RES/57/74)
Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction 
Introduced by: Belgium, as the current 4MSP President, on behalf of the 3MSP President (Nicaragua) and the future 5MSP President (Thailand). 
Sponsored by (total of 140 sponsors including): Afghanistan, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, NewZealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Republic of Tanzania, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
A/C.1/57/L.58
Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction Note by the Secretariat concerning the responsibilities entrusted to the Secretary-General under draft resolution A/C.1/57/L.36
Voting Result for L.36 in First Committee: 128-0-20 
Voting Result in General Assembly:143-0-23 
Explanations of vote: IndiaRepublic of KoreaPakistan

A/C.1/57/L.37 (A/RES/57/75)
Transparency in armaments
Sponsored by Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia and Zambia
Voting Result in First Committee as a whole: 132-0-23
Voting Result in First Committee OP4B: 134-2-17 
Voting Result in First Committee OP6: 134-0-20 
Voting Result in General Assembly OP4B: 140-2-20 
Voting Result in General Assembly OP6: 139-0-23 
Voting Result in General Assembly as a whole: 143-0-23 

A/C.1/57/L.38 (A/RES/57/93)
United Nations disarmament fellowship training and advisory services 
Sponsored by Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Romania, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote 
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote 

A/C.1/57/L.39 (A/RES/57/76)
Regional disarmament 
Sponsored by Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Turkey
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 22)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22)

A/C.1/57/L.40 (A/RES/57/56)
Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons 
Sponsored by Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Colombia, Cuba, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Egypt, Fiji, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Viet Nam and Zambia
View Voting result in First Committee: 98-0-54 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 106-0-55 
Explanation of vote: Republic of Korea

A/C.1/57/L.41 (A/RES/57/77)
Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels 
Sponsored by Bangladesh, Belarus, Germany, Italy, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru and Ukraine
View Voting Result in First Committee: 149-1-1 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 165-1-1 
Explanation of Vote: India 

A/C.1/57/L.42 (A/RES/57/78)
A path to the total elimination of nuclear weapons
Sponsored by Australia and Japan
View Voting Result in First Committee: 136-2-13 
View Voting Result in General Assembly: 156-2-13 
Explanations of vote: Austria, India, Ireland, on behalf of The New Agenda Coalition, Pakistan, Germany, United States

A/C.1/57/L.43 (A/RES/57/79)
Nuclear disarmament 
Sponsored by Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Panama, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Thailand, Tonga, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Viet Nam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Voting Result in First Committee: operative paragraph 10: Yes-139; No-2; Abstain- 8 (October 23 PM)
View Voting Result in First Committee: as a whole: Yes-91; No-40; Abstain-19 (October 23 PM)
View Voting Result in General Assembly: OP 10: Yes-160 ; No- 2; Abstain- 5 (November 22)
View Voting Result in General Assembly: as a whole: Yes- 107; No- 41; Abstain- 21 (November 22) 
Explanations of vote: India, Japan 

A/C.1/57/L.44 (A/RES/57/80)
The Conference on Disarmament decision (CD/1547) of 11 August 1998 to establish, under item 1 of its agenda entitled "Cessation of the nuclear arms race and nuclear disarmament", an ad hoc committee to negotiate, on the basis of the report of the Special Coordinator (CD/1299) and the mandate contained therein, a non-discriminatory, multilateral and internationally and effectively verifiable treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
Sponsored by Algeria, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Uruguay, and Zambia
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 21)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 
Explanation of vote: Israel

A/C.1/57/L.45 (A/RES/57/81)
Consolidation of peace through practical disarmament measures 
Sponsored by Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho,
Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, United Republic of Tanzania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 23 PM)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 

A/C.1/57/L.46 (A/RES/57/98)
Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects 
Sponsored by Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay and Yugoslavia
A/C.1/57/L.59
Note by the Secretariat concerning the responsibilities entrusted to the Secretary-General under draft resolution A/C.1/57/L.46
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 28)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 

A/C.1/57/L.47 (A/RES/57/52)
Maintenance of international security — good-neighbourliness, stability and development in South-Eastern Europe 
Sponsored by Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Republic of Moldova, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine and United States of America
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 23 PM)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 

A/C.1/57/L.48 (A/RES/57/82)
Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
Sponsored by Canada and Poland
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 22)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 
Explanation of vote: Israel

A/C.1/57/L.49
A/C.1/57/L.49/Rev.1 (A/RES/57/83) 
Measures to Prevent Terrorists From Acquiring Weapons of Mass Destruction
Sponsored by Afghanistan, Bhutan, Fiji, India, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Sri Lanka and Tuvalu
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 25)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 
Explanation of vote: Denmark, on behalf of European Union, Pakistan 

A/C.1/57/L.50 (A/RES/57/54)
Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament 
Sponsored by Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Congo, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tuvalu, Viet Nam and Zambia
View Voting Result in First Committee: Yes-93; No-46; Abstain-18 (October 23 AM)
View Voting Result in General Assembly: Yes- 90; No- 48; Abstain- 21 (November 22)
Explanation of vote: Republic of Korea

A/C.1/57/L.51 (A/RES/57/94)
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons 
Sponsored by Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Congo, Cuba, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Egypt, Fiji, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kenya, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Sudan, Tuvalu, Viet Nam and Zambia
View Voting result in First Committee: Yes-98; No-45; Abstain-9 (October 21)
View Voting Result in General Assembly: Yes- 110; No- 45; Abstain- 12 (November 22)

A/C.1/57/L.52 (A/RES/57/84)
Reducing nuclear danger
Sponsored by Bhutan, Cuba, Haiti, India, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Sudan, Tuvalu and Zambia
View Voting result in First Committee: Yes-96; No-44; Abstain-15 (October 21)
View Voting Result in General Assembly: Yes- 107; No- 46; Abstain- 17 (November 22) 

A/C.1/57/L.53 (A/RES/57/85)
Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons 
Sponsored by Algeria, Bolivia, Brunei Darussalam, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Thailand, Tonga, Uruguay, Viet Nam and Zambia
View Voting Result in First Committee: operative paragraph 1: Yes-146; No-5; Abstain-5 (October 21) 
View Voting Result in First Committee: as a whole: Yes-106; No-30; Abstain-22 (October 21)
View Voting Result in General Assembly: OP1: Yes- 107; No- 46; Abstain- 17 (November 22)
View Voting Result in General Assembly: as a whole: Yes- 117; No-30 ; Abstain- 24 (November 22) 
Explanations of vote: Belgium, Japan 

A/C.1/57/L.54 (A/RES/57/86)
Compliance with arms limitation and disarmament and non-proliferation agreements 
Sponsored by United States of America, Afghanistan, Australia, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Marshall Islands, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Zambia
Voting result in First Committee: Adopted Without a Vote (October 23 AM)
Voting Result in General Assembly: Adopted Without a Vote (November 22) 
Explanation of vote: Mexico, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, Germany

Agenda

Meeting of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)
dec
04

Meeting of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)

04 - 08 December 2017
Geneva, Switzerland

Sixteenth Meeting of States Parties to the Anti Personnel Land Mine Convention
dec
18

Sixteenth Meeting of States Parties to the Anti Personnel Land Mine Convention

18 - 21 December 2017
Vienna, Austria

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