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Draft Resolutions, Voting Results, and Explanations of Vote from First Committee 2019

A/C.1/74/L.1
Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East
Voting result in First Committee: 172-2-2
General statement: Egypt
Explanations of vote: United States, Israel, Iran, Belarus, Syria

A/C.1/74/L.2
The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 151-6-22
Voting result in First Committee on PP5: 159-3-5
Voting result in First Committee on PP6:
163-3-4
General statement: Egypt
Explanations of vote: United States, Israel, Iran, Pakistan, Belarus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Syria, India

A/C.1/74/L.3
Prevention of an arms race in outer space
Voting result in the First Committee: 175-2-0
General statements: Cuba, Sri Lanka
Explanations of vote: United States, Venezuela, Japan

A/C.1/74/L.4
Follow-up to nuclear disarmament obligations agreed to at the 1995, 2000 and 2010 Review Conferences of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 110-43-20
Voting result in First Committee on PP6: 109-5-50
Explanation of vote: Pakistan

A/C.1/74/L.5
Regional disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
General statement: Pakistan

A/C.1/74/L.6
Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
Voting result in First Committee118-0-63

A/C.1/74/L.7
Conventional arms control in the regional and subregional levels
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 168-1-2
Voting result in the First Committee on PP7: 149-2-9
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2: 107-1-46
General statement: Pakistan, India

A/C.1/74/L.8
Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote: 
General statement: Pakistan

A/C.1/74/L.9
Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 172-0-2
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2: 169-2-0
Voting result in the First Committee on OP5: 167-2-1
General statement: European Union, Algeria
Explanation of vote: Israel, Iran, Syria

A/C.1/74/L.10
Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 147-7-24
Voting result in the First Committee on PP5: 125-7-31
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2: 116-13-36
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3: 117-12-35
Voting result in the First Committee on OP4: 111-18-38
Voting result in the First Committee on OP16: 106-13-46
General statements: Poland, Syria, Russia
Explanations of vote: Cuba, France, Syria, Iran, Venezuela, Egypt, Malaysia, Israel, India, China, Japan, Turkey, United States+, Nicaragua

A/C.1/74/L.11: draft decision
Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices
Voting result in First Committee177-1-4
Explanations of vote: Israel, Iran, Pakistan, Syria

A/C.1/74/L.12
Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 119-41-15
Voting result in First Committee on OP5: 128-40-13
Voting result in First Committee on OP6:  109-26-23
General statement: Austria
Explanations of vote: United Kingdom/United States/France, Israel, Iran, Pakistan, Sweden, Argentina, United Kingdom/France/Russia/China, Pakistan, Switzerland, Japan, Singapore, India

A/C.1/74/L.13
Humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons
Voting result in First Committee: 136-14-27
General statement: Austria, United Kingdom/United States/France, China, Pakistan, Japan, India

A/C.1/74/L.14
Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/74/L.15
Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanations of vote: France, Pakistan, Brazil

A/C.1/74/L.16
Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/74/L.17
Reducing nuclear danger
Voting result in First Committee117-49-14
Explanation of vote: Pakistan

A/C.1/74/L.18
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons
Voting result in First Committee: 115-50-15
Explanation of vote: Pakistan, Ecuador

A/C.1/74/L.19
Nuclear disarmament
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 117-40-22
Voting result in First Committee on PP32: 108-38-14
Voting result in First Committee on OP12: 144-4-17
Voting result in First Committee on OP16: 157-1-10
Explanation of vote: Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Pakistan, India

A/C.1/74/L.20
Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 132-32-17
Voting result in First Committee on PP4: 133-1-29
Voting result in First Committee on PP12: 110-37-12
Voting result in First Committee on PP28: 153-3-7
Voting result in First Committee on OP15: 153-4-7
Voting result in First Committee on OP24: 111-36-12
Explanation of vote: Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Switzerland, India

A/C.1/74/L.21
Ethical imperatives for a nuclear-weapon-free world
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 129-37-12
Voting result in First Committee on PP11: 111-32-16
Explanation of vote: Pakistan, India

A/C.1/74/L.22
Nuclear-weapon-free southern hemisphere and adjacent areas
General statement: New Zealand
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 142-5-30
Voting result in First Committee on OP6: 135-2-30
Explanation of vote: Belarus, France

A/C.1/74/L.23
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
General statement: Nepal

A/C.1/74/L.24
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 177-1-4
Voting result in First Committee on PP4: 160-0-10
Voting result in First Committee on PP7: 168-0-5
General statement: New Zealand
Explanation of vote: Israel, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Brazil, Egypt, Belarus, Pakistan, Iran, Ecuador

A/C.1/74/L.25
The Arms Trade Treaty
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 150-1-26
Voting result in the First Committee on PP9: 155-0-15
Voting result in the First Committee on OP4: 137-1-31
Voting result in the First Committee on OP9:
136-2-31
Explanation of vote: Cuba, Armenia, Egypt, Iran, Brazil, United States, India, Syria, Ecuador

A/C.1/74/L.26/Rev.1
Nuclear disarmament verification
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.26
Voting result in the First Committee:
173-1-4
Explanation of vote:
Belarus, Egypt, Cuba

A/C.1/74/L.27
Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote 
Voting result in the First Committee on PP16: 149-1-20
General statement: Mali

A/C.1/74/L.28
Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace
Voting result in the First Committee: 130-3-44

A/C.1/74/L.29
Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: United Kingdom/France, United States

A/C.1/74/L.30
Transparency in armaments
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 154-0-23
Voting result in the First Committee on PP7: 138-1-26
General statement: Netherlands
Explanation of vote: Cuba, Pakistan, Iran, Syria

A/C.1/74/L.31/Rev.1
Follow-up to the 2013 high-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.31
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole:
115-35-18
Voting result in the First Committee on PP14: 137-33-10
General statement: Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, Cuba
Explanation of vote: United Kingdom/United States/France, Switzerland, Netherlands+

A/C.1/74/L.32
Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation
Voting result in the First Committee: 124-4-52
Explanation of vote: Armenia

A/C.1/74/L.33
United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: Armenia

A/C.1/74/L.34
Convening of the fourth special session of the General Assembly devoted to disarmament
Voting result in the First Committee: 175-0-3

A/C.1/74/L.35
Relationship between disarmament and development
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: France/United Kingdom, United States, Armenia

A/C.1/74/L.36
African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
General statement: Spain
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote:
India

A/C.1/74/L.37
Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/74/L.38
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/74/L.39
Report of the Conference on Disarmament
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote:
Malaysia, Mexico

A/C.1/74/L.40
Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 132-32-17
Voting result in the First Committee on PP9: 135-1-30
Voting result in the First Committee on PP17:
116-36-14
Voting result in the First Committee on OP2: 114-36-15
General statement: Malaysia, Cuba
Explanation of vote: India

A/C.1/74/L.41: draft decision
Treaty on the South-East Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Bangkok Treaty)
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote: United Kingdom/United States/France, United Kingdom, Belarus

A/C.1/74/L.42
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
General statement: Peru

A/C.1/74/L.43
The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Voting result in the First Committee on PP7: 170-2-0
Voting result in the First Committee on PP22: 151-1-16
Voting result in the First Committee on OP6: 169-2-0
General statement: Colombia, Israel, United States

A/C.1/74/L.44
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/74/L.45
Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
Voting result in the First Committee: 161-0-19
Explanation of vote: Cuba, Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, Singapore, Republic of Korea, India, Pakistan

A/C.1/74/L.46
Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 138-1-39
Voting result in the First Committee on PP14: 147-0-16
Explanation of vote: Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, Brazil, United States, Singapore, Republic of Korea, Argentina, Cyprus

A/C.1/74/L.47/Rev.1
Joint courses of action and future-oriented dialogue towards a world without nuclear weapons
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.47
Voting result in First Committee as a whole: 148-4-26
Voting result in First Committee on PP2: 149-2-16
Voting result in First Committee on PP4: 158-2-7
Voting result in First Committee on PP8: 155-2-8
Voting result in First Committee on PP16: 150-3-9
Voting result in First Committee on PP18: 147-0-18
Voting result in First Committee on PP19: 155-2-5
Voting result in First Committee on OP1: 133-7-20
Voting result in First Committee on OP3(c): 145-3-15
Voting result in First Committee on OP3(d): 133-5-21
Voting result in First Committee on OP3(e): 139-2-20
Voting result in First Committee on OP3(f): 151-2-8
Voting result in First Committee on OP5: 149-3-10
General statement: Japan
Explanation of vote: Algeria, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, China, Mexico, Liechtenstein, Ireland, Republic of Korea, Egypt, Belarus, Pakistan, France, United States, Malaysia, New Zealand, Austria, India, Iran, Ecuador

A/C.1/74/L.48
Youth, disarmament and non-proliferation
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Voting result in the First Committee on PP8: 175-0-2
General statement: Republic of Korea

A/C.1/74/L.49/Rev.1
Advancing responsible State behaviour in cyberspace in the context of international security
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.49
Voting result in the First Committee:
161-10-8
General statement: United States
Explanation of vote: Russia, Malaysia, China, Brazil, Chile, EU+, Switzerland, Cuba

A/C.1/74/L.50/Rev.1
Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.50
Voting result in the First Committee:
124-6-48
General statement:
Cuba
Explanation of vote: Australia, United States, Malaysia, Israel, United Kingdom/Canada, Brazil, Chile, EU+, New Zealand, Japan, Switzerland

A/C.1/74/L.51
Objective information on military matters, including transparency of military expenditures
Voting result in the First Committee: 176-0-2

A/C.1/74/L.52/Rev.1
2020 session of the Disarmament Commission
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.52
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Voting result in the First Committee on OPA:
133-1-14
Voting result in the First Committee on OPB: 133-1-5
General statement: Australia/Hungary, Malaysia, Mexico, India

A/C.1/74/L.53/Rev.1
Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.53
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
Explanation of vote:
Pakistan

A/C.1/74/L.54
Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote

A/C.1/74/L.55/Rev.1 
Advancing transparency and confidence-building measures for outer space activities
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.55
Withdrawn
General statements:
United States, Russia, Mexico

A/C.1/74/L.56/Rev.1
Strengthening and developing the system of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation treaties and agreements
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.56
Voting result in the First Committee:
174-0-5
Explanation of vote:
Finland+, United State/United Kingdom, Switzerland

A/C.1/74/L.57/Rev.1
Improving the effectiveness of the work of the First Committee
Original draft: A/C.1/74/L.57
Voting result in the First Committee:
18-69-72
General statements
: Russia
Explanations of vote: United States, European Union, Netherlands, Iran, Austria, Mexico, Algeria, India, Switzerland, Pakistan, New Zealand, Indonesia, Belarus, Ecuador, Malaysia, Russia+

A/C.1/74/L.58/Rev.1
Further practical measures for the prevention of an arms race in outer space
Original draft:
 A/C.1/74/L.58
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 124-41-10
Voting result in the First Committee on PP4:
111-40-12
Voting result in the First Committee on OP3: 55-50-48
General statements: European Union, Cuba, China
Explanations of vote: United States, Venezuela, Japan, Germany, India, Switzerland

A/C.1/74/L.59
No first placement of weapons in outer space
Voting result in the First Committee as a whole: 123-14-40
Voting result in the First Committee on PP5:
114-42-10
General statements: European Union, Cuba, China
Explanation of votes: France/United Kingdom/United States, Venezuela, Mexico, Japan, Germany+, India, Switzerland

A/C.1/74/L.60
Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities
Voting result in the First Committee: 166-2-5
Explanations of vote: United States, Iran, Venezuela, Malaysia, Japan

A/C.1/74/L.61
Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa
Adopted in the First Committee without a vote
General statement: Democratic Republic of the Congo on behalf of Central African States

A/C.1/74/L.62 (Amendment to L.52/Rev.1)
2020 Session of the Disarmament Commission
Voting result in the First Committee: 21-66-59
Explanation of vote: United States, Iran, India