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Title: GA 2013 (68th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (English)
Date of publication: 19 November 2013
Description/subject: Adopted by the 3rd Committee without a vote (by consensus) 19 November 2013 (Orally revised)
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations General Assembly (A /C.3/68/L.55/Rev.1)
Format/size: pdf (40K)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2013


Title: GA 2012 (67th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (English)
Date of publication: 26 November 2012
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus (without a vote), 26 November 2012. Third Committee, 43rd meeting - 67th session, UN General Assembly.....The language in the first draft deciding "to continue the consideration of the question at its sixty-eighth session" was removed following negotiations among member States....There were statements by more than 20 governments (see Webcast). Several governments condemned the attacks against the Rohingya and their deprivation of citizenship....Several criticised the use of country-specific resolutions and welcomed the removal of the paragraph calling for a Myanmar resolution in 2013......Liechtenstein should be added to the list of co-sponsors.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations General Assembly (A/C.3/67/L.49-Rev.1)
Format/size: pdf (43K) Webcast-Adobe Flash (1 hour, 20 minutes)
Alternate URLs: http://webtv.un.org/meetings-events/watch/third-committee-43rd-meeting-67th-general-assembly/1990447192001 (Webcast)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2012


Title: GA 2011 (66th session): Draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (English)
Date of publication: 21 November 2011
Description/subject: Vote: 2011 - 98 in favour, 25 against, and 63 abstained... 2010 - 96 in favour, 28 against, and 60 abstained... (thanks to Network Myanmar for the comparison)
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/C.3/66/L.55/Rev.1)
Format/size: pdf (53K)
Date of entry/update: 10 December 2011


Title: GA 2011 (66th session): Report of the 3rd Committee's meeting on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 21 November 2011
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (Dept. of Public Information - DPI)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 December 2011


Title: GA 2011 (66th session): Third Committee meeting on the Situation of human rights in Myanmar - voting record
Date of publication: 21 November 2011
Description/subject: Yes: 98...No: 25...Abstain: 63.....Of the 10 ASEAN countries, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam voted No, while Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand abstained. India, China and Russia voted against the resolution.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (119K)
Date of entry/update: 10 December 2011


Title: GA 2010 (65th session): Draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (English)
Date of publication: 18 November 2010
Description/subject: Adopted by Vote: 96-28-60 47th mtg 18 Nov 2010
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations General Assembly (A/C.3/65/L.48/Rev. 1)
Format/size: pdf (49K)
Date of entry/update: 20 November 2010


Title: GA 2009 (64th session): Draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 19 November 2009
Description/subject: This is the text of the draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar adopted by 3rd Committee on 19 November 2009. This will presumably be endorsed by the plenary in December.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (47K)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2009


Title: Recorded vote on Myanmar in UNGA 3rd Committee, 19 November 2009
Date of publication: 19 November 2009
Description/subject: Record of the vote.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (40K)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2009


Title: GA 2008 (63rd session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 21 November 2008
Description/subject: Adopted by the 3rd Committee by recorded vote...See 3rd alternate URL for summary of the debate and voting record.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/63/245 -- Draft resolution A/C.3/63/L.33)
Format/size: pdf (53 K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/UNGA2008-resL.33-en.pdf
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2008/gashc3940.doc.htm
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2008


Title: THIRD COMMITTEE DRAFT RESOLUTIONS ADDRESS HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATIONS IN MYANMAR, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA, IRAN
Date of publication: 21 November 2008
Description/subject: Sixty-third General Assembly Third Committee 44th & 45th Meetings (AM & PM)
Language: English
Source/publisher: UN Department of Public Information
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2009


Title: GA 2007 (62nd session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 22 December 2007
Description/subject: "...1. Strongly condemns the use of violence against peaceful demonstrators who were exercising their rights to freedom of opinion and expression and to peaceful assembly and association, and expresses condolences to the victims and their families; 2. Expresses grave concern at: (a) The ongoing systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, of the people of Myanmar, as described in resolution 61/232 and in previous resolutions of the General Assembly, the Commission on Human Rights and the Human Rights Council;..."... Resolution adopted by a vote (YES-88; NO-24; ABSTENTION-66...See voting record)
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/62/222)
Format/size: pdf (43K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs4/Res-L41.pdf (earlier version of the draft resolution - compare with the revised version - Rev.1 and the final version)http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs4/Res-L41-Rev.1.pdf
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2007


Title: GA 2007 (62nd session): Voting record of the motion to adjourn the debate on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 20 November 2007
Description/subject: The motion was proposed by Myanmar...YES: 54; NO: 88; ABSTENTION: 34.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (44K)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2007


Title: GA 2007 (62nd session): Voting record of the resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 20 November 2007
Description/subject: YES: 88; NO: 22; ABSTENTION: 22
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (43K)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2007


Title: GA 2006 (61st session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 22 December 2006
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A-RES-61-232)
Format/size: pdf (121k)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2006


Title: GA 2005 (60th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 02 November 2005
Description/subject: Resolution adopted by the 3rd Committee without a vote
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/C.3/60/L.53)
Format/size: pdf (42K)
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2005


Title: GA 2004 (59th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 17 March 2005
Description/subject: Resolution adopted by consensus, 16 November 2004
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations ( A/RES/59/263)
Format/size: pdf (33 K)
Alternate URLs: www.altsean.org/Docs/UNGA%20Resolutions/Res%2059%20263.pdf
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2004


Title: GA 2003 (58th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 01 December 2003
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus...The date given is that of the adoption by the plenary. The date of A.RES/58/247 is that of its publication, 11 March 2004.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A.RES/58/247, A/C.3/58/L.68/Rev.1)
Format/size: html (76,K, 21K), pdf (44K), Word (62K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/GA2003-res.htm
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2003


Title: GA 2002 (57th session) : Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 18 December 2002
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/57/231)
Format/size: pdf (39k), html (67K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/A-res-57-231.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/GA2002res-en.htm
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 2001 (56th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 24 December 2001
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/56/231)
Format/size: pdf, html
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/A-RES-56-231.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/Burma%20resolution,%20UNGA%202001.htm
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 2000 (55th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 04 December 2000
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/55/112)
Format/size: pdf, html
Alternate URLs: http://www.unhchr.ch/Huridocda/Huridoca.nsf/TestFrame/05ec459dbbc4c55dc1256a1b003b4802?Opendocument
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1999 (54th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 17 December 1999
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/54/186)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1998 (53rd session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 09 December 1998
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/53/162)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1997 (52nd session) : Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 12 December 1997
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/52/137)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1996 (51st session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 12 December 1996
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/51/117)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1995 (50th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 22 December 1995
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/50/194)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1994 (49th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 23 December 1994
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/49/197)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1993 (48th session): Resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 20 December 1993
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/48/150)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1992 (47th session): Resolution on the situation in Myanmar
Date of publication: 18 December 1992
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/47/144)
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/Res92.htm
gopher://gopher.undp.org:70/00/undocs/gad/RES/47/144
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: GA 1991 (46th session): Resolution on the situation in Myanmar
Date of publication: 17 December 1991
Description/subject: Adopted by consensus
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/46/132)
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: gopher://gopher.undp.org:70/00/undocs/gad/RES/46/132
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003