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Draft Resolutions, Voting Results, and Explanations of Vote from First Committee 2021

A/C.1/76/L.1
Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East
Voting result in the First Committee: 171-1-6
Explanations of vote:
Iran, Israel, US, Syria

A/C.1/76/L.2
The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 148-6-27
Voting result in the First Committee on PP5: 116-3-9
Voting result in the First Committee on PP6: 159-3-6
Explanations of vote: Iran, US, Pakistan, Switzerland

A/C.1/76/L.3
Prevention of an arms race in outer space
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanations of vote: Cuba, Belarus, Venezuela, Malaysia, Russia, Indonesia, United States, Israel, Japan

A/C.1/76/L.4
Ethical imperatives for a nuclear-weapon-free world
Voting result in the First Committee: 129-37-17
Voting result in the First Committee on PP11:
130-36-20
Explanations of vote: France/UK/US, China, Pakistan

A/C.1/76/L.5
Implementation of the C
onvention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
Voting result in the First Committee: 162-0-20
Explanation of vote: Cuba, Egypt, Singapore, Pakistan, Iran, India, Republic of Korea

A/C.1/76/L.6
Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanations of vote: Pakistan, UK-France-US

A/C.1/76/L.7
Reducing nuclear danger
Voting result in the First Committee: 120-50-13
Explanation of vote: Pakistan

A/C.1/76/L.8
Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote:
Philippines

A/C.1/76/L.9
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons
Voting result in the First Committee: 115-50-60
Explanation of vote: Ecuador

A/C.1/76/L.10
Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 147-8-25
Voting result in the First Committee on PP6
: 116-8-32
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2
: 86-12-61
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3
: 110-11-38
Voting result in the First Committee on OP4
: 105-9-43
Voting result in the First Committee on OP5
: 100-12-45
Voting result in the First Committee on OP17
: 106-9-44
Explanations of vote
: Iran, Syria, Russia, Algeria, Cuba, Egypt, Malaysia, US+, Turkey, Belarus, Israel, India

A/C.1/76/L.11
Humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons
Voting result in the First Committee: 140-12-31
Explanations of vote: France/UK/US, India, France, Pakistan, Japan, China

A/C.1/76/L.12
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
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/76/L.13
Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security, and advancing responsible State behaviour in the use of information and communications technologies
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanations of vote: Iran, Malaysia, Costa Rica, South Africa, Syria, India, Philippines

A/C.1/76/L.14
Follow-up to nuclear disarmament obligations agreed to at the 1995, 2000 and 2010 Review Conferences of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 108-44-25
Voting result in the First Committee on PP6:
109-4-58

A/C.1/76/L.15
Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Voting result in the First Committee on PP16:
150-0-19

A/C.1/76/L.16
Compliance with non-proliferation, arms limitation and disarmament agreements and commitments
Voting result in the First Committee: 166-3-10
Explanation of vote: US, Iran, China, Indonesia, Cuba

A/C.1/76/L.17
Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Voting result in the First Committee: 123-42-16
Explanations of vote: Iran, China/France/Russia/UK/US (P5), China, Pakistan, Switzerland, Singapore, Israel, Argentina, Japan, Sweden

A/C.1/76/L.18/Rev.1
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
Original: A/C.1/76/L.18
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 

A/C.1/76/L.19
African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote
: Spain

A/C.1/76/L.20
Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: China

A/C.1/76/L.21
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 

A/C.1/76/L.22
Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace
Voting result in the First Committee: 135-3-46

A/C.1/67/L.23
Follow
-up to the 2013 high-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 138-34-11
Voting result in the First Committee on PP14:
115-37-17
Explanation of vote: France/UK/US, Netherlands+

A/C.1/67/L.24
Relationship between disarmament and development
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote:
France-UK, US

A/C.1/67/L.25
Convening of the fourth special session of the General Assembly
devoted to disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 

A/C.1/67/L.26
Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and
implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote:
France-UK, US

A/C.1/76/L.27
Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation
Voting result in the First Committee: 125-4-51

A/C.1/76/L.28
United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 

A/C.1/76/L.29
Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
Voting result in the First Committee: 121-0-62

A/C.1/76/L.30
Regional disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/76/L.31
Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 179-1-4
Voting result in the First Committee on PP7:
167-2-4
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2: 116-1-55
Explanation of vote: India, Russia

A/C.1/76/L.32
Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/76/L.33
Disarmament Commission
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 
Explanations of vote: Malaysia, Russia

A/C.1/76/L.34/Rev.1
Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas
Original: A/C.1/76/L.34
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 143-5-33
Voting result in the First Committee on PP6:
111-38-18
Voting result in the First Committee on OP6:
145-1-27
Explanations of vote:
France/UK/US, Canada, China

A/C.1/76/L.35
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanations of vote: Philippines, India

A/C.1/76/L.36
Youth, disarmament and non-proliferation
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Voting result in the First Committee on PP10:
168-0-4

A/C.1/76/L.37
Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 176-1-2
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2:
169-2-0
Voting result in the First Committee on OP5:
167-2-1
Explanation of vote: Iran, Israel, EU

A/C.1/76/L.38
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 

A/C.1/76/L.39
Nuclear disarmament
Voting result in the First Committee as whole: 119-41-23
Voting result in the First Committee on PP32:
110-39-17
Voting result in the First Committee on OP16:
162-1-9
Explanations of vote: India, China

A/C.1/76/L.40
Nuclear disarmament verification
Voting result in the First Committee: 178-1-4
Explanation of vote: Iran

A/C.1/76/L.41
Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
Voting result in the First Committee: 140-1-39
Explanation of vote: Egypt, Pakistan, Singapore, Iran, Cyprus, Russia, Brazil, Republic of Korea

A/C.1/76/L.42
Universal Declaration on the Achievement of a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 133-24-25
Voting result in the First Committee on PP8:
118-27-24
Voting result in the First Committee on PP10:
135-2-32
Explanation of vote: China, Syria

A/C.1/76/L.43
The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Voting result in the First Committee on PP22:
152-0-17
Explanations of vote: Colombia, US, Iran, Syria, Malaysia, Indonesia, Israel, Cuba, Nicaragua, 

A/C.1/76/L.44
Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 135-34-15
Voting result in the First Committee on PP3: 138-2-31
Voting result in the First Committee on PP10:
111-36-18
Voting result in the First Committee on PP25:
152-4-13
Voting result in the First Committee on OP15:
160-4-8
Voting result in the First Committee on OP24: 114-36-17

Explanation of vote: China, DPRK, Pakistan

A/C.1/76/L.45
Countering the threat posed by improvised explosive devices
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanatio
n of vote: Iran

A/C.1/76/L.46
The Arms Trade Treaty
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 151-0-27
Voting result in the First Committee on PP9: 149-1-17
Voting result in the First Committee on PP10:
143-0-23
Explanation of vote: Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Armenia, Malaysia, India, Israel, Russia, Brazil

A/C.1/76/L.47
Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus
Voting result in the First Committee: 167-0-9
Explanations of vote: Iran, Equatorial Guinea, US, Israel

A/C.1/76/L.48
Report of the Conference on Disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/76/L.49
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Voting result in the First Committee on PP7:
170-0-6
Explanation of vote: Pakistan, Iran, Syria, India

A/C.1/76/L.50
No first placement of weapons in outer space
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 124-55-22
Voting result in the First Committee on PP5: 115-50-7
Voting result in the First Committee on PP9: 118-48-6
Voting result in the First Committee on PP11: 118-53-21
Explanation of vote: Mexico, China, Philippines, Syria, European Union +, Cuba, Belarus, Venezuela, France-UK-US, Iran, Switzerland, Indonesia, Ecuador, New Zealand, India, Costa Rica, Algeria

A/C.1/76/L.51
Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 177-1-6
Voting result in the First Committee on PP3:
162-1-11
Explanations of vote: Iran, China/France/Russia/UK/US (P5), Pakistan, Syria, Indonesia, Israel, India

A/C.1/76/L.52
Reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 163-8-9
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3:
148-3-15
Voting result in the First Committee on OP5(a):
147-9-9
Voting result in the First Committee on OP5(b): 147-9-9
Voting result in the First Committee on OP5(c): 146-9-9

Explanations of vote: China, Belarus, Venezuela, Malaysia, Russia, Philippines, Russia, Indonesia, Austria, India, Argentina, Venezuela, Algeria

A/C.1/76/L.53
Further practical measures for the prevention of an arms race in outer space
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 126-9-46
V
oting result in the First Committee on PP5: 112-47-10
Voting result in the First Committee on OP7: 112-19-38

Explanation of vote: Syria, Cuba, Venezuela, Malaysia, France-US-UK, Switzerland, Indonesia, India, Algeria, Japan

A/C.1/76/L.54
Secretary-Generals Mechanism for Investigation of Alleged Use of Chemical and Biological Weapons
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 31-64-77
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3:
26-58-68
Voting result in the First Committee on OP4:
25-88-68
Explanations of vote: Philippines, Switzerland, United States, Slovenia for EU+, Iran, Argentina, India, Mexico

A/C.1/76/L.55
Promoting international cooperation on peaceful uses in the context of international security
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 75-55-43
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2:
68-53-37
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3:
69-54-35
Explanations of vote: US, EU, Japan, UK, New Zealand, Canada, Cuba, Australia, Syria, Chile, Switzerland, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Singapore, Viet Nam, Argentina, Mexico, Uruguay, Ghana, Philippines

A/C.1/76/L.56
Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: India, Switzerland, European Union, Indonesia

A/C.1/76/L.57
Treaty on the South-East Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Bangkok Treaty)
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: Malaysia, China/France/Russia/UK/US (P5)

A/C.1/76/L.58
Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 131-33-17
Voting result in the First Committee on PP9: 138-2-30
Voting result in the First Committee on PP17:
110-36-19
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2: 111-36-17
Explanation of vote: China, Pakistan, India

A/C.1/76/L.59
Joint courses of action and future-oriented dialogue towards a world without nuclear weapons
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 152-4-30
Voting result in the First Committee on PP2:
150-2-15
Voting result in the First Committee on PP7:
141-0-28
Voting result in the First Committee on PP8: 153-1-15
Voting result in the First Committee on PP10: 163-1-7
Voting result in the First Committee on PP11: 154-2-16
Voting result in the First Committee on PP16:
164-0-6
Voting result in the First Committee on PP17:
155-1-14
Voting result in the First Committee on PP18:
159-2-8
Voting result in the First Committee on PP19: 157-0-14
Voting result in the First Committee on PP20: 160-2-9
Voting result in the First Committee on OP1:
135-10-26
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3(b):
130-0-39
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3(c):
155-2-17
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3(d):
138-1-29
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3(e):
150-1-22
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3(f):
158-2-10
Voting result in the First Committee on OP5: 154-0-19
Voting result in the First Committee on OP6:
147-3-19

Explanations of vote: China, Malaysia, Philippines, Austria, Mexico, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Ecuador, Iran, South Africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Brazil, Jordan, Argentina, Colombia, ROK, Liechtenstein, India

A/C.1/76/L.60
Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: Cuba, Belarus, Venezuela, Philippines, Malaysia, Iran, Indonesia, Israel

A/C.1/76/L.61
Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote