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Draft Resolutions, Voting Results, and Explanations of Vote First Committee 2006

A/C.1/61/L.1 (A/RES/61/56)
"Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East"
4 October 2006 
Lead Sponsor: Egypt
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: Israel, Cameroon

A/C.1/61/L.2(A/RES/61/103) 
"The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East"
4 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
Voting Result in the First Committee: 156-4-6
Voting Result on PP 6 in the First Committee: 151-2-6
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 166-5-6
Voting Result on OP6 the General Assembly: 165-2-6
Explanation of Vote: Cameroon, India, European UnionCanadaIsrael

A/C.1/61/L.3 (A/RES/61/59)
"Missiles"
4 October 2006 
Lead Sponsor: Egypt, Indonesia and Islamic Republic of Iran
Voting Result in the First Committee: 105-6-55
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 115-7-54
Explanation of Vote: United States of America, European Union

A/C.1/61/L.4 (A/RES/61/60)
"Convening of the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Indonesia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 166-1-0
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 175-1-0
Explanation of Vote: Indonesia

A/C.1/61/L.5 (A/RES/61/61)
"Measures to uphold the authority of the 1925 Geneva Protocol"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Indonesia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 163-0-2
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 173-0-4

A/C.1/61/L.6 (A/RES/61/62)
"Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Indonesia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 117-4-50
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 120-7-51
Explanation of Vote: New Zealand

A/C.1/61/L.7 (A/RES/61/63)
"Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Indonesia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 168-1-3
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 175-1-4

A/C.1/61/L.8 (A/RES/61/64)
"Relationship between disarmament and development"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Indonesia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 169-1-2
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 178-1-2
Explanation of Vote: United Kingdom, United States

A/C.1/61/L.9
 (A/RES/61/90) 
"United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Indonesia
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.10
A/C.1/61/L.10/Rev.1 (A/RES/61/58)
"Prevention of an arms race in outer space"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Egypt, 
Voting Result in the First Committee: 166-1-2
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 178-1-1
Explanation of Vote: United StatesBrazil

A/C.1/61/L.11 (A/RES/61/98)
"Report of the Disarmament Commission"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Republic of Korea
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.12(A/RES/61/91) 
"United Nations disarmament fellowship, training and advisory services "
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Nigeria
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.13
A/C.1/61/L.13/Rev.1
A/C.1/61/L.13/Rev.2 (A/RES/61/65)
"Toward a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments"
9 October 2006 
Lead Sponsors: Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and Sweden
Voting Result in the First Committee: 148-7-12
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 157-7-13
Explanation of Vote: Pakistan, India, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Venezuela, Iran, China, Australia, United Kingdom (on behalf of the United Kingdom, the United States and France), Russia, Togo 

A/C.1/61/L.14(A/RES/61/92) 
"United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and Caribbean"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Ecuador
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.15/Rev.1  (A/RES/61/66) 
"The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects"
6 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Colombia, Japan and South Africa
Voting Result in the First Committee: 172-1-0
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 176-1-0
Explanation of Vote: European UnionSwitzerland

A/C.1/61/L.16 (A/61/394)
"United Nations conference to identify ways of eliminating nuclear dangers in the context of nuclear disarmament"
10 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Mexico
Voting Result in the First Committee: 116-3-44
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 128-3-44

A/C.1/61/L.17
A/C.1/61/L.17/Rev.1 (A/RES/61/67)
"Declaration of the Fourth Disarmament Decade (2008-2018)"
10 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Sierra Leone
Voting Result in the First Committee: 116-1-51
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 123-1-52
Explanation of Vote: European UnionCubaSwitzerland

A/C.1/61/L.18 (A/RES/61/100) 
"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" 
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Sweden
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.19 (A/RES/61/68) 
"Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction" 
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Poland
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.20 (A/RES/61/69)
"Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas"
11 October
Lead Sponsor: Brazil
Voting Result as a whole in the First Committee: 168-3-7
Voting Result on OP 5 in the First Committee: 161-1-9 
Voting Result on last 3 words in OP 5 in the First Committee: 159-2-11
Voting Result on last 3 words of OP 5 in the General Assembly: 162-2-9
Voting Result on OP 5 in the General Assembly: 164-1-9
Voting Result as a whole in the General Assembly: 167-3-9
Explanation of Vote: United Kingdom, India, PakistanSpain

A/C.1/61/L.21
A/C.1/61/L.21*
A/C.1/61/L.21/Rev.1 (A/RES/61/70)
"2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non- Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and its Preparatory Committee"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Brazil
Voting Result in the First Committee: 163-0-3
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 175-0-3
Explanation of Vote: Pakistan, Austria, European Union (statement not available)

A/C.1/61/L.22 (A/61/388) [Decision]
"Verification in all its aspects, including the role of the United Nations in the field of verification"
11 October
Lead Sponsor: Canada
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of Vote: IranPakistan, Egypt

A/C.1/61/L.23
"Prohibition of the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Canada
Resolution withdrawn

A/C.1/61/L.24 (A/RES/61/93) 
"United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Development in Africa"
13 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Nigeria
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.25 (A/RES/61/71) 
"Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Mali
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.26 (A/RES/61/72)
"Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: France and Germany
Voting Result in the First Committee: 164-1-1
Voting Result on OP7 in the First Committee: 163-2-0
Voting Result on OP 7 in the General Assembly: 172-2-0
Voting Result as a whole in the General Assembly: 175-1-1
Explanation of Vote: Japan, Venezuela

A/C.1/61/L.27 (A/RES/61/102) 
"Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological)
and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Hungary
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: European Union

A/C.1/61/L.28 (A/RES/61/94) 
"United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.29 (A/RES/61/99) 
"Report of the Conference on Disarmament"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Slovakia
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of Vote: Turkey

A/C.1/61/L.30 (A/RES/61/73) 
"United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Mexico
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.31(A/RES/61/95) 
"United Nations Disarmament Information Programme"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Mexico
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.32
A/C.1/61/L.32* (A/RES/61/74)
"Renewed determination towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Japan
Co-Sponsors: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Chile, Guatemala, Lithuania, Nepal, Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland
Voting Result in the First Committee: 169-3-8
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 167-4-7
Explanation of vote: Democratic People's Republic of KoreaFranceIran, Venezuela, India, United States of AmericaPakistan, Egypt, Israel, Equatorial Guinea

A/C.1/61/L.33 (A/RES/61/96) 
"Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security
Questions in Central Africa"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Rwanda
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.34 (A/RES/61/101) 
"Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Algeria
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.35 (A/RES/61/54)
"Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Russian Federation
Voting Result in the First Committee: 169-1-0
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 176-1-0
Explanation of Vote: Venezuela

A/C.1/61/L.36 (A/RES/61/75)
"Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Russian Federation
Voting Result in the First Committee: 167-1-1
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 178-1-1
Explanation of Vote: United States

A/C.1/61/L.37 (A/RES/61/76)
"Consolidation of peace through practical disarmament measures"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Germany
Voting Result in the First Committee: 158-1-0
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 179-1-0

A/C.1/61/L.38 (A/RES/61/77)
"Transparency in armaments"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Netherlands 
Voting Result in the First Committee: 141-0-23
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP2: 140-0-21
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP3: 141-0-22
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP4: 141-0-22
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP5: 141-0-22
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP6: 139-0-22
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP7b: 141-0-21
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP9: 140-0-22
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 158-0-21
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP2: 154-0-21
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP3: 153-0-21
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP4: 153-0-21
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP5: 154-0-21
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP6: 153-0-20
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP7b: 154-0-20
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP9: 155-0-20
Explanation of Vote: Cuba, China, Pakistan, Mauretania, Syrian Arab Republic, Arab League

A/C.1/61/L.39 (A/RES/61/78)
"Nuclear disarmament"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Algeria, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kuwait, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Thailand, Viet Nam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Voting Result in the First Committee: 105-45-16
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 115-48-18
Explanation of Vote: India, JapanPakistan

A/C.1/61/L.40 (A/RES/61/79) 
"Information on confidence-building measures in the field of conventional arms"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Argentina,
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.41 (A/RES/61/80) 
"Regional disarmament"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Pakistan
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.42(A/RES/61/81) 
"Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Pakistan
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/61/L.43 (A/RES/61//82)
"Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Pakistan,
Voting Result in the First Committee: 165-1-1
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 177-1-1
Explanation of Vote: India

A/C.1/61/L.44 (A/RES/61/83)
"Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Malaysia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 118-27-26
Voting Result in the First Committee on OP1: 159-4-3
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 125-27-29
Voting Result in the General Assembly on OP1: 168-3-5
Explanation of Vote: Japan, Russia

A/C.1/61/L.45 (A/RES/61/57)
"Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Colombia, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Egypt, El Salvador, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malawi, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Viet Nam and Zambia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 108-1-57
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 119-1-59
Explanation of Vote: United States of America, Japan

A/C.1/61/L.46/Rev.1 (A/RES/61/53)
"Maintenance of international security - good neighbourliness, stability and development in South-Eastern Europe"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor : Macedonia
Adopted in the First Committee Without a Vote

A/C.1/61/L.47/Rev.1 (A/RES/61/84)
"Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Australia, 
Voting Result in the First Committee: 157-0-15
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 161-0-17
Explanation of Vote: Cuba, Morocco, SingaporeMyanmar, Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Egypt

A/C.1/61/L.48/Rev.1 (A/RES/61/104)
"Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Afghanistan, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,
Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Uganda and Zambia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 175-2-4
Explanation of Vote: Syria, Colombia, Iran, Venezuela, Democratic People's Republic Of KoreaUnited States of AmericaPakistanIsrael

A/C.1/61/L.49 (A/RES/61/85)
"Reducing nuclear danger"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cuba, Haiti, India, Jordan, Kenya, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Namibia, Sudan, Viet Nam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Voting Result in the First Committee: 105-50-13
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 118-52-13

A/C.1/61/L.50 (A/RES/61/55)
"Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: India
Voting Result in the First Committee: 101-52-13
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 108-54-16
Explanation of Vote: Brazil

A/C.1/61/L.51 (A/RES/61/97)
"Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Bhutan, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo, Cuba, Egypt, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kenya, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sudan, Viet Nam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Voting Result in the First Committee: 108-50-10
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 119-52-10

A/C.1/61/L.52* (A/RES/61/86)
"Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Afghanistan, Armenia, Bhutan, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, India, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Monaco, Myanmar, Nepal, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain,
Sri Lanka and Zambia
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of Vote: Pakistan

A/C.1/61/L.53 (A/RES/61/87)
"Mongolia's International Security and Nuclear-Weapon-Free Status"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsor: Mongolia
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 
Explanation of Vote: Spain, India

A/C.1/61/L.54/Rev.1 (A/RES/61/88)
"Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in Central Asia"
11 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Voting Result in the First Committee: 128-3-36
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 141-3-37
Explanation of Vote: Australia, JapanNetherlands, China, CubaCanada, Israel, ItalyUnited KingdomSpainBrazil, Germany, Egypt, IndonesiaRussian Federation

A/C.1/61/L.55 (A/RES/61/89)
"Towards an arms trade treaty: establishing common international standards for the import, export and transfer of conventional arms"
12 October 2006
Lead Sponsors: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the former
Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Timor-Leste, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay and Zambia
Voting Result in the First Committee: 139-1-24
Voting Result on OP2 in the First Committee:133-1-26
Voting Result on OP3 in the First Committee: 133-1-24
Voting Result in the General Assembly: 153-1-24
Voting Result on OP2 in the General Assembly: 148-1-22
Voting Result on OP3 in the General Assembly: 147-1-21
Explanation of Vote: JamaicaCuba, Venezuela, China, India, Iran, Algeria, Libyan Arab Jamahira, Russian Federation, Israel, Pakistan, Costa Rica

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