Resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly "Follow-up to paragraph 143 on human security of the 2005 World Summit Outcome"

September 11, 2012
Japanese

  1. On September 10, the resolution entitled "Follow-up to paragraph 143 on human security of the 2005 World Summit Outcome" (A/RES/66/290) was adopted by the General Assembly at its sixty sixth session.

  2. The notion of human security had been discussed at the United Nations. The Member States agreed upon a common understanding on human security by this resolution. It is expected that dissemination and application of human security will be promoted further in the international community through the resolution.

  3. The Government of Japan continues to promote human security actively by effectively utilizing the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and other ODA projects.
*Cosponsors of the resolution (25 member states)
Australia, Republic of Benin, Republic of Chile, Republic of Costa Rica, Republic of Fiji, Republic of Honduras, Japan, Republic of Kenya, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Republic of Liberia, Republic of Madagascar, United Mexican States, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Republic of Panama, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Independent State of Samoa, Republic of Senegal, Kingdom of Thailand, Republic of Tunisia and Republic of Uganda.

*Recent movement of human security
April 2010
Report of the Secretary-General "Human Security" (A/64/701)
May 2010
Formal thematic debate on human security at the UNGA
July 2010
Resolution "Follow-up to paragraph 143 on human security of the 2005 World Summit Outcome" (A/RES/64/291)
September 2010
United Nations MDGs Summit
April 2011
Informal thematic debate on human security at the UNGA
June 2011
MDGs Follow-up Meeting
April 2012
Report of the Secretary-General "Follow-up to General Assembly resolution 64/291 on human security" (A/66/763)
June 2012
Formal thematic debate on human security at the UNGA
    • (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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