Among the 20 Palestinian overwhelmingly adopted by the 54th session of the General Assembly were two resolutions concerning, respectively, the right to self-determination and permanent sovereignty over natural resources. However, the voting on those resolutions had not yet taken place when the December newsletter was printed. The following are the voting results, including dates of adoption, of those two resolutions.
Resolution 54/152 (17 December 1999) Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination -
Y: 156, N: 2, A: 1
Resolution 54/230 (22 December 1999) Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and of the Arab population of the Syrian Golan over their natural resources Y: 145, N: 3, A: 6