U.N. General Assembly 55th Session: Result of the Vote

The following are the voting results on the resolutions related to Palestine, which were adopted by the 55th Session of the U.N. General Assembly. The resolutions are listed in chronological order according to date of adoption. The agenda item number, title of each set of resolutions and the date of adoption appear prior to the listing of each vote with the resolution number in parentheses. Y denotes yes votes, N denotes no votes and A denotes abstentions.

Agenda item 36: Bethlehem 2000 (7 November 2000)

  • Bethlehem 2000 (55/18) Consensus

Agenda item 40: Situation in the Middle East (1 December 2000)

  • Jerusalem (55/50) Y: 145, N: 1, A: 5

Agenda item 41: Question of Palestine (1 December 2000)

  • Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (55/52)

Y: 106, N: 2, A: 48

  • Division for Palestinian Rights (55/53) Y: 107, N: 2, A: 48

  • Special Information Programme on the Question of Palestine (55/54) Y: 151, N: 2, A: 2

  • Peaceful Settlement of the Question of Palestine (55/55) Y: 149, N: 2, A: 3

Agenda item 113: Right of Peoples to Self-Determination (4 December 2000)

  • The Right of the Palestinian People to Self-Determination (55/87) Y: 170 , N: 2 , A: 5

Agenda item 84: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) (8 December 2000)

  • Assistance to Palestine Refugees (55/123) Y: 156, N: 1, A: 3

  • Working Group on the Financing of UNRWA (55/124) Consensus

  • Persons Displaced as a Result of the June 1967 and Subsequent Hostilities (55/125)

Y: 156, N: 2, A: 2

  • Offers by Member States of Grants & Scholarships for Palestine Refugees (55/126)

Y: 160, N: 0, A: 1

  • Operations of UNRWA (55/127) Y: 157, N: 2, A: 2

  • Palestine Refugees’ Properties and Their Revenues (55/128) Y: 156, N: 2, A: 2

  • University of Jerusalem "Al-Quds" for Palestine Refugees (55/129) Y: 156, N: 2, A: 2

Agenda item 85: Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories (8 December 2000)

  • Work of Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices (55/130) Y: 91, N: 2, A: 61

  • Applicability of 4th Geneva Convention to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and the Other Occupied Arab Territories (55/131) Y: 152, N: 2, A: 2

  • Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and the Occupied Syrian Golan (55/132) Y: 152, N: 2, A: 0

  • Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem (55/133) Y: 150, N: 3, A: 1

Agenda item 20(c): Assistance to the Palestinian People

  • Assistance to the Palestinian People *

Agenda item 98: Permanent Sovereignty of the Palestinian People in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and of the Arab Population in the Occupied Syrian Golan Over Their Natural Resources

  • Permanent Sovereignty of the Palestinian People in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and of the Arab Population in the Occupied Syrian Golan Over Their Natural Resources *

* These draft resolutions were not yet voted on by the General Assembly plenary as of the date of this print. The draft resolution on Assistance to the Palestinian People is traditionally adopted by consensus.