Canada's UN votes on Israel-Palestine: a selected history

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September 22, 2011

Resolution:
Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



164 Yes | 6 No | 9 Abstention



Abstention



62nd, 2007



166 Yes | 7 No | 6 Abstention



No



63rd, 2008



164 Yes | 8 No | 5 Abstention



No



64rd, 2009



165 Yes | 8 No | 7 Abstention



No



65th, 2010



167 Yes | 8 No | 5 Abstention



No


Resolution:
The human rights situation arising from the recent Israeli military operations in Lebanon

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



112 Yes | 7 No | 64 Abstention



No


Resolution:
The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



176 Yes | 5 No | 5 Abstention



Abstention



62nd, 2007



176 Yes | 5 No | 4 Abstention



Abstention



63rd, 2008



173 Yes | 5 No | 7 Abstention



Abstention


64rd, 2009

176 Yes | 6 No | 3 Abstention


Abstention 65th, 2010

177 Yes | 6 No | 4 Abstention


Abstention

Resolution:
The Occupied Syrian Golan – Concern over military occupation of Arab territory – illegality of Israel’s decision to effectively annex the Syrian Arab Golan

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



163 Yes | 2 No | 16 Abstention



Yes



62nd, 2007



164 Yes | 1 No | 10 Abstention



Yes



63rd, 2008



171 Yes | 1 No | 7 Abstention



Yes


64rd, 2009

166 Yes | 1 No | 11 Abstention


Yes 65th, 2010

167 Yes | 1 No | 9 Abstention


Yes

Resolution:
The Occupied Syrian Golan – Concern over military occupation of Arab territory – illegality of Israel’s decision to effectively annex the Syrian Arab Golan

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



163 Yes | 2 No | 16 Abstention



Yes



62nd, 2007



164 Yes | 1 No | 10 Abstention



Yes



63rd, 2008



171 Yes | 1 No | 7 Abstention



Yes


64rd, 2009

166 Yes | 1 No | 11 Abstention


Yes 65th, 2010

167 Yes | 1 No | 9 Abstention


Yes

Resolution:
Israeli practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



157 Yes | 9 No | 14 Abstention



No



62nd, 2007



156 Yes | 7 No | 11 Abstention



No



63rd, 2008



165 Yes | 8 No | 4 Abstention



No


64rd, 2009

162 Yes | 9 No | 5 Abstention


No 65th, 2010

165 Yes | 9 No | 2 Abstention


No

Resolution:
Israeli practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



157 Yes | 9 No | 14 Abstention



No



62nd, 2007



156 Yes | 7 No | 11 Abstention



No



63rd, 2008



165 Yes | 8 No | 4 Abstention



No


64rd, 2009

162 Yes | 9 No | 5 Abstention


No 65th, 2010

165 Yes | 9 No | 2 Abstention


No

Resolution:
Applicability of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949, to the Occupied Territory, including Jerusalem, and other occupied Arab territories

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



165 Yes | 7 No | 10 Abstention



Yes



62nd, 2007



169 Yes | 6 No | 3 Abstention



Yes



63rd, 2008



173 Yes | 6 No | 1 Abstention



Yes


64rd, 2009

168 Yes | 6 No | 4 Abstention


Yes 65th, 2010

169 Yes | 6 No | 2 Abstention


Yes

Resolution:
Peaceful Settlement of the Question of Palestine

 Session

Consensus



Canada’s vote



61st, 2006



157 Yes | 7 No | 10 Abstention



Abstention



62nd, 2007



161 Yes | 7 No | 5 Abstention



Abstention



63rd, 2008



164 Yes | 7 No | 3 Abstention



Abstention


64rd, 2009

164 Yes | 7 No | 4 Abstention


Abstention 65th, 2010

165 Yes | 7 No | 4 Abstention


Abstention