Human Rights Council

UN Human Rights Council - Regular Sessions

Canada's Statements and Explanations of Votes on Middle East Resolutions
ResolutionDecision taken (Canada's Position in Bold)Canada's Statements*
First Regular Session (June 19-30, 2006)
Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territoriesAdopted by vote 29Y-12N-5AEOV
Second Regular Session (September 18-October 6, 2006; November 27-29, 2006)
Human rights in the occupied Syrian GolanAdopted by vote 32Y-1N-14AEOV
Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian GolanAdopted by vote 45Y-1N-1AEOV
Third regular session (November 30-December 8, 2006)
Human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian Territory: follow-up to HRC resolution S-1/1Adopted by vote 34Y-1N-12AEOV
Report of the Commission of Inquiry on LebanonAdopted by consensus

Canada dissociated.
EOV
Fourth Regular Session (March 12-30, 2007)
Human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: Follow-up to Human Rights Council resolutions S-1/1 and S-3/1Adopted by consensus

Canada dissociated.
EOV
Fifth Regular Session (June 11-18, 2007)
Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the follow-up to the Commission of Inquiry on LebanonAdopted by consensus.n/a
Human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: Follow-up to Human Rights Council resolutions S-1/1 and S-3/1Adopted by consensus.

Canada dissociated.
EOP
Sixth Regular Session (September 10-28, 2007)
Religious and Cultural Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East JerusalemAdopted by vote
31Y-1N-15A
EOV
Human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: Follow-up to Human Rights Council resolutions S-1/1 and S-3/1Adopted by consensus.
Canada dissociated.
EOV
Seventh Regular Session (March 3-28, 2008)
Human rights violations emanating from Israeli military attacks and incursions in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, particularly the recent ones in the occupied Gaza StripAdopted by vote
33Y-1N-13A
EOV
The right of the Palestinian people to self-determinationAdopted by consensus.
Canada dissociated.
EOP
Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem and in the occupied Syrian GolanAdopted by vote
46Y-1N-0A
EOV
Human Rights in the occupied Syrian GolanAdopted by vote
32Y-1N-14A
EOV
Ninth Regular Session (September 8-26, 2008)
Follow-up to resolution S-3/1: Human rights violations emanating from Israeli military incursions in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and the assault on Beit HanounAdopted by vote
32Y-9N-5A
 
Tenth Regular Session (March 2 - 27, 2009)
Human Rights in the Occupied Syrian GolanAdopted by vote
33Y-1N-13A
EOV
Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem and in the occupied Syrian GolanAdopted by vote
46Y-1N-0A
EOV
Human rights violations in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967Adopted by vote
35Y-4N-8A
EOV
The right of Palestinian people to self-determinationAdopted by consensusEOV
Follow-up on the situation in Gaza S9/1Adopted by vote
33Y-1N-13A
EOV

* EOV: Explanation of Vote
* EOP: Explanation of Position

Updated: April 2008