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Documents from the
Forty-second Regular Session of the General Assembly

Agenda

 

Agenda for the Forty-Second Regular Session of the General Assembly (Approved at the first plenary session held on June 4, 2012) AG/Doc. 5238/12 rev. 1

  • Draft Annotated Agenda for the Forty-Second Regular Session of the General Assembly AG/doc. 5238/12 add. 1

Schedule

 

Schedule (Approved at the first plenary session held on June 4, 2012) AG/Doc. 5239/12  rev. 1

 

Order of Business

 

4 June 2012 (First and Second Plenary Session)

 

5 June 2012 (Third and Fourth Plenary Session)
 

Order of Precedence

 

Order of Precedence of the Delegations (Established by lot at the Preparatory Committee meeting of February 24, 2012) AG/doc. 5235/12

 

Order of Precedence of the Permanent Observers (Established by lot at the Preparatory Committee meeting of February 24, 2012) AG/doc. 5236/12

 

 

Dialogue of Heads of Delegation in the Framework of the General Assembly

 

Draft Order of Business Dialogue of the Heads of Delegation and Secretary General with the representatives of the Workers, Private Sector, Civil Society, and other Social Actors  AG/Doc. 5313/12

 

Draft resolutions and declarations

 

Social Charter of the Americas (Adopted at the second plenary session, held on June 4, 2012, and reviewed by the Style Committee) AG/doc. 5242/12 rev. 2

 

Draft resolution Social Charter of the Americas Renewal of the Hemispheric Commitment to Fight Poverty in the Region (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council and the Permanent Executive Committee of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development at its meeting of May 16, 2012) AG/Doc. 5243/12

 

Draft resolution Reform of the Statute of the Administrative Tribunal (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5244/12

 

Draft resolution Free Trade and Investment in the Hemisphere (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5245/12

 

Draft resolution use of Telecommunications/Information Technologies and Communication to Build an inclusive Information Society  (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5246/12

 

Draft resolution Strengthening the Activities of the Inter-American Program of Judicial Facilitators (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5247/12

 

Draft resolution Coordination of Volunteers in the Hemisphere in response to Disasters and the Fight Against Hunger and Poverty White Helmets Initiative (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5248/12

 

Draft resolution “Promotion and Strengthening of Democracy: Follow-up to the Inter-American Democratic Charter” (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5249/12

 

Draft resolution Traditional use and Chewing of the Coca Leaf (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5250/12

 

Draft resolution Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Exploitation and Smuggling of and Trafficking in Minors (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5251/12

 

Draft resolution “Recognition and Promotion of the Rights of People of African Descent in the Americas” (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5252/12

 

Draft resolution Promotion of Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equity and Equality (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5253/12

 

Draft resolution “Strengthening the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM)” (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5254/12

 

Draft resolution Mechanism to Follow up on Implementation of the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence Against Women, “Convention of Belém do Pará” (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5255/12

 

Draft resolution Network for Consumer Safety and Health and Inter-American Rapid Product Safety Warning System (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5256/12

 

Draft resolution Adoption of Progress Indicators for Measuring Rights  under the Protocol of San Salvador (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5257/12

 

Draft resolution Official Public Defenders as a Guarantee of Access to Justice for Persons in Situations of Vulnerability (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5258/12

 

Draft resolution Human Rights Defenders: Support for Individuals, Groups, and Organizations of Civil Society Working to Promote and Protect Human Rights in the Americas (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5259/12

 

Draft resolution Internally Displaced Persons (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5260/12

 

Draft resolution Persons who have disappeared and Assistance to Members of Their Families (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5261/12

 

Draft resolution Draft Legally Binding Inter-American instruments Against Racism and Racial Discrimination and Against all forms of Discrimination and Intolerance (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5261/12

 

Draft resolution Draft Legally Binding Inter-American instruments Against Racism and Racial Discrimination and Against all forms of Discrimination and Intolerance (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5262/12

 

Draft resolution Follow-up to the Inter-American Program for Universal Civil Registry and the “Right to Identity” (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5263/12

 

Draft resolution Strengthening the Activities of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5264/12

 

Draft resolution Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5265/12

 

Draft resolution Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Juridical Committee (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5266/12

 

Draft resolution Inter-American program for the Development of International Law (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5267/12

 

Draft resolution Draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5268/12

 

Draft resolution Right to the Truth (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5269/12

 

Draft resolution Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5270/12


Draft resolution Access to Public Information and Protection of Personal Data (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5271/12

 

Draft resolution Promotion of the International Criminal Court (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5272/12

 

Draft resolution the Human Rights of Migrants, including Migrant Workers and their Families (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5273/12

 

Draft resolution Follow-up on the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption and on the Inter-American Program of Cooperation  to Fight Corruption (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5274/12

 

Draft resolution Support for the Committee for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities and its Technical Secretariat (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5275/12

 

Draft resolution Human Rights Education in formal Education in the Americas (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5276/12

 

Draft resolution Program of Action for the decade of the Americas for the Rights and dignity of Persons with Disabilities (2006-2016) and support for its Technical Secretariat (SEDISCAP) (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5277/12

 

Draft resolution Meeting of Ministers of Justice or other Ministers or Attorneys General of the Americas (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5278/12

 

Draft resolution Increasing and Strengthening the Participation of Civil Society and Social actors in the activities of the Organization of American States and in the Summits of the Americas Process (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5280/12

 

Draft resolution Support for and Follow-up to the Summits of the Americas Process (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5281/12

 

Draft resolution “Strengthening the topic of Migration in the OAS: Establishment of the Committee on Migration Issues”  (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5282/12

 

Draft resolution Optimization of the Structure of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5283/12

 

Draft resolution Extension of the Mandate of the CEPCIDI working group to strengthen CIDI and its Organs (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5284/12

 

Draft resolution Extension of the term of the Strategic Plan for Partnership for Integral Development 2006-2009  (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5285/12

 

Draft resolution Report of the Fifth Inter-American Meeting of Ministers and Highest Authorities of Culture in the Framework of CIDI and on the Celebration  of the inTer-American Year of Culture (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5286/12

 

Draft resolution Report of the of the XIX Inter-American Travel congress and holding of the Twentieth Inter-American Congress of Ministers and High-Level Authorities of Tourism (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5287/12

 

Draft resolution Seventh Regular Meeting of the  Inter-American Committee on Ports (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5288/12

 

Draft resolution Inter-American Program on Education for Democratic values and Practices (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5289/12

 

Draft resolution Strengthening Partnership for Integral Development (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5290/12

 

Draft resolution Report of the Seventeenth Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor and support for the Inter-American Network for Labor Administration (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5291/12

 

Draft resolution report Of the Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities on Science and Technology in the Framework of CIDI (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5292/12

 

Draft resolution International Year of Quinoa, 2013 (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5293/12

 

Draft resolution Existing mechanisms for Disaster Prevention and Response and Humanitarian Assistance among the Member States (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5294/12

 

Draft resolution Promotion and Incorporation of new forms of Cooperation for Integral Development (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5295/12

 

Draft resolution Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development within the Framework of CIDI (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5296/12

 

Draft resolution Report of the Seventh Meeting of Ministers of Education  within the Framework of CIDI (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5297/12

 

Draft resolution Promotion of Corporate social Responsibility in the Hemisphere (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5298/12

 

Draft resolution Amendments to chapters VIII and IX of the General Standards to Govern the Operations of the General Secretariat: the Inspector General (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at its meeting, held on May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5299/12

 

Draft resolution Human Resource Policy of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (Agreed upon by the Permanent Council at the meeting of May 23, 2012 AG/Doc. 5300/12

 

Draft resolution Financing of the 2013 Program-Budget of the Organization (Agreed on at the meeting held on May 15, 2012) AG/Doc. 5301/12

 

Draft [Declaration of Cochabamba on “Food Security with Sovereignty in the Americas”] AG/Doc. 5302/12

 

Draft resolution Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Considered by the Permanent Council at its meeting held on May 25, 2012, and transmitted to the General Committee of the General Assembly ad referendum of Venezuela) AG/Doc. 5303/12

 

Draft resolution Protection of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Americas (Considered by the Permanent Council at its meeting held on May 25, 2012, and transmitted to the General Committee of the General Assembly) AG/Doc. 5304/12

 

Draft resolution Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Considered by the Permanent Council at its meeting held on May 25, 2012, and transmitted to the General Committee of the General Assembly) AG/Doc. 5305/12

 

Draft resolution Strengthening of the Inter-American Human Rights System pursuant to the Mandates Arising from the Summits of the Americas (Considered by the Permanent Council at its meeting held on May 25, 2012, and transmitted to the General Committee of the General Assembly) AG/Doc. 5306/12

 

Draft resolution Follow-up on the Recommendations Contained in the “Report of the Special Working Group to Reflect on the Workings of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights with a view to Strengthening the Inter-American Human Rights System” (Considered by the Permanent Council at its meeting held on May 25, 2012, and transmitted to the General Committee of the General Assembly) AG/Doc. 5307/12

 

Draft resolution [Water as a Human Right (BO: the Human Right to (US: safe drinking) water and sanitation) (CA: improving equitable access to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation) (Presented to the Permanent Council at its meeting of May 23, 2012) AG/Doc. 5308/12

 

Draft resolution Indirect Cost Recovery (Approved by the Permanent Council at its meeting held on December 9, 2011 ad referendum of the General Assembly) AG/Doc. 5309/12 corr. 1

 

Draft declaration Excessive commodity price volatility and its consequences for food security and sustainable development in the Americas (Presented by the delegation of the Dominican Republic) AG/Doc. 5319/12

 

Declarations and resolutions adopted by the General Assembly (Reviewed by the Style Committee) AG/Doc. 5329/12 rev.1

 

 

Documents


Note from the Permanent Mission of Argentina Forwarding the Draft declaration on “the question of the Malvinas Islands” AG/Doc. 5237/12

 

Annual Report of the Permanent Council to the General Assembly 2011-2012 AG/Doc. 5240/12

  • Annual report of the Permanent Council to the General Assembly 2011 – 2012 (Reports of the committees and of the special committee of the Permanent Council)  AG/Doc. 5240/12 add. 1
     

  • Annual report of the Permanent Council to the General Assembly (Draft resolutions and declarations considered by the Permanent Council and submitted to the plenary of the General Assembly for consideration) AG/Doc. 5240/12 add. 2 corr. 1
     

  • Annual Report of the Permanent Council to the General Assembly (Draft resolutions considered by the Permanent Council and forwarded to the General Committee of the General Assembly) AG/Doc. 5240/12 add. 3

Report of the Preparatory Committee to the General Assembly at its Forty-Second Regular Session AG/Doc. 5241/12

 

Report of the Special working Group to Reflect on the Workings of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights with a view to strengthening the Inter-American Human Rights system for consideration by the Permanent Council (Approved by the Permanent Council at its meeting held on January 25, 2012) AG/Doc. 5310/12

 

Report of the Secretary General on the Recommendations of the working group of the Permanent Council to reflect on the Workings of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights with a view to strengthening the Inter-American Human Rights System and the Inter-American Juridical Committee AG/Doc. 5311/12 corr. 1

 

Document describing the Dialogue of the Heads of Delegation and Secretary General with the representatives of the workers, Private Sector, Civil Society, and Social Actors (Agreed upon by the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedures at its meeting held May 16, 2012) AG/Doc. 5312/12

 

Lista de participantes AG/Doc. 5314/12 rev. 2

 

Lista de documentos registrados por la secretaría hasta el 14 de junio de 2012 AG/Doc. 5315/12

 

Annual report of the Secretary General to the General Assembly AG/Doc. 5316/12

 

Report of the Secretary General on the Presentation of Credentials of the Delegations taking part in the Forty-Second Regular Session of the General Assembly AG/Doc. 5317/12

 

Agreements reached for the forty-second regular session of the General Assembly (Adopted at the first plenary session, held on Monday, June 4, 2012) AG/Doc. 5318/12

 

Report on compliance with quota payments to the regular fund according to AG/RES. 1757 (XXX-O/00), and as amended by AG/RES. 2157 (XXXV-O/05) AG/Doc. 5322/12

 

Note from the Permanent Mission of the Plurinational State of Bolivia requesting inclusion of the item “Report on the maritime problem of Bolivia” on the preliminary draft agenda and schedule for the Forty-second regular session of the General Assembly AG/Doc. 5323/12

 

Authorities of the General Assembly AG/Doc. 5330/12

 

Candidates elected to fill vacancies in Organs, Agencies, and Entities of the Organization (In accordance with the elections held during the fourth plenary session on June 5, 2012) AG/Doc. 5331/12

 

 Informative documents

Nota de la Misión de la República Argentina ante la Organización de los Estados Americanos adjuntando el texto de la “Declaración sobre la Cuestión de las Islas Malvinas” firmada por los Estados Miembros de la UNASUR AG/INF. 481/12

 

Speech by the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza, at the inauguration of the forty-second regular session of the OAS General Assembly Cochabamba, Bolivia, June 3, 2012 AG/INF.483/12

 

Nota de la misión Permanente del Ecuador solicitando la distribución del texto de impugnación presentada por el Doctor Patricio Pazmiño, candidato a la posición de Secretario Ejecutivo de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos AG/INF.485/12

 

Note from the Permanent Mission of the United States submitting a corrected footnote for the AG/RES. 2760 (XLII- O/12) “the Human Right to safe drinking water and sanitation” adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 5, 2012 AG/INF. 486/12

 

Trade union declaration before the 42nd General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) AG/INF.487/12

 

Statement presented by Honourable Alva Romanus Baptiste, Minister for External Affairs, International Trade and Civil Aviation of Saint Lucia on the occasion of the Forty-second regular session of the General Assembly June 5, 2012 Cochabamba, Bolivia AG/INF.488/12

 

General Committee

 

Draft Order of Business AG/CG/OD-1/12  rev. 1

 

Draft Order of Business AG/CG/OD-2/12  

 

Draft [declaration of Cochabamba on “Food Security with Sovereignty in the Americas”] AG/CG/doc-1/12

 

Draft resolution Excessive Commodity price volatility and its consequences for Food Security and sustainable development in the Americas (Agreed by the General Committee at its third meeting, held on June 5, 2012) AG/CG/doc-2/12 corr. 1

 

Draft resolution Protection of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Americas (Agreed upon by the General Committee at its third session on June 5, 2012) AG/CG/doc-3/12

 

Draft resolution Observations and recommendations on the annual report of the Inter-American court of Human Rights (Agreed on by the General Committee at its third session on June 5, 2012) AG/CG/doc-4/12

 

Draft resolution the Human Right to safe drinking water and sanitation (Agreed upon by the General Committee at its third meeting held on June 5, 2012) AG/CG/doc-5/12

 

Report of the rapporteur of the General Committee (Presented at the fourth plenary session, held on June 5, 2012) AG/CG/doc-6/12
 

 


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