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Decisions of the Economic and Social Council (English)

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Title: Extracts concerning Burma/Myanmar from the UN Press Release on the ECOSOC debate of the morning of 23 July 2003, followed by the statement of the United States.
Date of publication: 23 July 2003
Description/subject: "...The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this morning began its adoption of texts recommended to it by the Commission on Human Rights with the adoption of a resolution concerning the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health and two decisions concerning, respectively, Lebanese detainees held in Israel and the human rights situation in Myanmar…on the subject of the human rights situation in Myanmar, the Council adopted, without a vote, a decision by which it endorsed the decision of the Commission on Human Rights to extend the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar for a further year....The Council adopted, without a vote, a decision on the "Situation of human rights in Myanmar," by which the Council endorsed the decision to extend the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar for a further year..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html (29K)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2003