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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1994 VOTING PRACTICES IN THE UNITED NATIONS BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS

               Voting Practices in the United Nations, 1994
                          Report to Congress
                Submitted Pursuant to Public Law, 101-167
                            March 31, 1995

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I - INTRODUCTION

                                               1
     OVERVIEW                                                    1
     GENERAL ASSEMBLY                                            2
     SECURITY COUNCIL                                            5
     FORMAT AND METHODOLOGY                                      6

II - GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- OVERALL VOTES

                        
     COMPARISON WITH U.S. VOTE                                   9
               All Countries (Alphabetical)                     10
               All Countries (By Voting Coincidence Percentage) 15
          UN REGIONAL GROUPS                                    19
               African Group                                    20
               Asian Group                                      21
               Latin American and Caribbean Group               23
               Western European and Others Group                24
               Eastern European Group                           25
          OTHER GROUPINGS                                       25
               Arab Group                                       26
               Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)   26
               European Union                                   27
               Islamic Conference                               27
               Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)                       29
               Nordic Group                                     32
               North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)        32
     HISTORICAL COMPARISON                                      33

III: GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- IMPORTANT VOTES

                      
     LISTING AND DESCRIPTION                                    39
     COMPARISON WITH U.S. VOTES                                 46
               All Countries (Alphabetical)                     47
               All Countries (Ranked by Identical Votes)        52
          UN REGIONAL GROUPS                                    56
               African Group                                    57
               Asian Group                                      58
               Latin American and Caribbean Group               60
               Western European and Others Group (WEOG)         61
               Eastern European Group                           61
          OTHER GROUPINGS                                       62
               Arab Group           62
               Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)   63
               European Union (EU)                              63
               Islamic Conference                               64
               Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)                       66
               Nordic Group                                     69
               North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)        69
     COMPARISON OF IMPORTANT AND OVERALL VOTES                  70

IV - GENERAL ASSEMBLY -- CONSENSUS ACTIONS

             
          Resolutions and Decisions                             75
     IMPORTANT CONSENSUS RESOLUTIONS                            76
     COINCIDENCE PERCENTAGES                                    87
          Important Votes and Adjusted Consensus                88
          Ranked by Adjusted Coincidence                        93

V: SECURITY COUNCIL

     RESOLUTIONS                                               107
          ADMISSION OF NEW MEMBER                              107
          ANGOLA                                               107
          CYPRUS                                               112
          EL SALVADOR                                          114
          GEORGIA                                              116
          HAITI                                                119
          INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE ELECTION              125
          IRAQ                                                 126
          LIBERIA                                              127
          LIBYA                                                129
          MIDDLE EAST                                          130
          MOZAMBIQUE                                           131
          PALAU                                                134
          RWANDA                                               134
          SOMALIA                                              141
          SOUTH AFRICA                                         145
          TAJIKISTAN                                           147
          WESTERN SAHARA                                       147
          YEMEN                                                148
          YUGOSLAVIA                                           150
     VOTING SUMMARIES                                          159

VI - COUNTRY LISTINGS
Afghanistan-Denmark
Djibouti-Libya
Liechtenstein-San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe -Zimbabwe

     AFGHANISTAN                                               162
     ALBANIA                                                   163
     ALGERIA                                                   164
     ANDORRA                                                   165
     ANGOLA                                                    166
     ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA                                       167
     ARGENTINA                                                 168
     ARMENIA                                                   169
     AUSTRALIA                                                 170
     AUSTRIA                                                   171
     AZERBAIJAN                                                172
     BAHAMAS                                                   173
     BAHRAIN                                                   174
     BANGLADESH                                                175
     BARBADOS                                                  176
     BELARUS                                                   177
     BELGIUM                                                   178
     BELIZE                                                    179
     BENIN                                                     180
     BHUTAN                                                    181
     BOLIVIA                                                   182
     BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA                                    183
     BOTSWANA                                                  184
     BRAZIL                                                    185
     BRUNEI DARUSSALAM                                         186
     BULGARIA                                                  187
     BURKINA FASO                                              188
     BURUNDI                                                   189
     CAMBODIA                                                  190
     CAMEROON                                                  191
     CANADA                                                    192
     CAPE VERDE                                                193
     CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC                                  194
     CHAD                                                      195
     CHILE                                                     196
     CHINA                                                     197
     COLOMBIA                                                  198
     COMOROS                                                   199
     CONGO                                                     200
     COSTA RICA                                                201
     COTE D'IVOIRE                                             202
     CROATIA                                                   203
     CUBA                                                      204
     CYPRUS                                                    205
     CZECH REPUBLIC                                            206
     DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA                     207
     DENMARK                                                   208
     DJIBOUTI                                                  209
     DOMINICA                                                  210
     DOMINICAN REPUBLIC                                        211
     ECUADOR                                                   212
     EGYPT                                                     213
     EL SALVADOR                                               214
     EQUATORIAL GUINEA                                         215
     ERITREA                                                   216
     ESTONIA                                                   217
     ETHIOPIA                                                  218
     FIJI                                                      219
     FINLAND                                                   220
     FRANCE                                                    221
     GABON                                                     222
     GAMBIA                                                    223
     GEORGIA                                                   224
     GERMANY                                                   225
     GHANA                                                     226
     GREECE                                                    227
     GRENADA                                                   228
     GUATEMALA                                                 229
     GUINEA                                                    230
     GUINEA-BISSAU                                             231
     GUYANA                                                    232
     HAITI                                                     233
     HONDURAS                                                  234
     HUNGARY                                                   235
     ICELAND                                                   236
     INDIA                                                     237
     INDONESIA                                                 238
     IRAN                                                      239
     IRAQ                                                      240
     IRELAND                                                   241
     ISRAEL                                                    242
     ITALY                                                     243
     JAMAICA                                                   244
     JAPAN                                                     245
     JORDAN                                                    246
     KAZAKHSTAN                                                247
     KENYA                                                     248
     KUWAIT                                                    249
     KYRGYZSTAN                                                250
     LAOS                                                      251
     LATVIA                                                    252
     LEBANON                                                   253
     LESOTHO                                                   254
     LIBERIA                                                   255
     LIBYA                                                     256
     LIECHTENSTEIN                                             257
     LITHUANIA                                                 258
     LUXEMBOURG                                                259
     MADAGASCAR                                                260
     MALAWI                                                    261
     MALAYSIA                                                  262
     MALDIVES                                                  263
     MALI                                                      264
     MALTA                                                     265
     MARSHALL ISLANDS                                          266
     MAURITANIA                                                267
     MAURITIUS                                                 268
     MEXICO                                                    269
     MICRONESIA                                                270
     MOLDOVA                                                   271
     MONACO                                                    272
     MONGOLIA                                                  273
     MOROCCO                                                   274
     MOZAMBIQUE                                                275
     MYANMAR (BURMA)                                           276
     NAMIBIA                                                   277
     NEPAL                                                     278
     NETHERLANDS                                               279
     NEW ZEALAND                                               280
     NICARAGUA                                                 281
     NIGER                                                     282
     NIGERIA                                                   283
     NORWAY                                                    284
     OMAN                                                      285
     PAKISTAN                                                  286
     PALAU                                                     287
     PANAMA                                                    288
     PAPUA NEW GUINEA                                          289
     PARAGUAY                                                  290
     PERU                                                      291
     PHILIPPINES                                               292
     POLAND                                                    293
     PORTUGAL                                                  294
     QATAR                                                     295
     REPUBLIC OF KOREA                                         296
     ROMANIA                                                   297
     RUSSIA                                                    298
     RWANDA                                                    299
     ST. KITTS AND NEVIS                                       300
     ST. LUCIA                                                 301
     ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES                            302
     (WESTERN) SAMOA                                           303
     SAN MARINO                                                304
     SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE                                     305
     SAUDI ARABIA                                              306
     SENEGAL                                                   307
     SEYCHELLES                                                308
     SIERRA LEONE                                              309
     SINGAPORE                                                 310
     SLOVAK REPUBLIC                                           311
     SLOVENIA                                                  312
     SOLOMON ISLANDS                                           313
     SOMALIA                                                   314
     SOUTH AFRICA                                              315
     SPAIN                                                     316
     SRI LANKA                                                 317
     SUDAN                                                     318
     SURINAME                                                  319
     SWAZILAND                                                 320
     SWEDEN                                                    321
     SYRIA                                                     322
     TAJIKISTAN                                                323
     THAILAND                                                  324
     THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA                 325
     TOGO                                                      326
     TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO                                       327
     TUNISIA                                                   328
     TURKEY                                                    329
     TURKMENISTAN                                              330
     UGANDA                                                    331
     UKRAINE                                                   332
     UNITED ARAB EMIRATES                                      333
     UNITED KINGDOM                                            334
     UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA                               335
     URUGUAY                                                   336
     UZBEKISTAN                                                337
     VANUATU                                                   338
     VENEZUELA                                                 339
     VIETNAM                                                   340
     YEMEN                                                     341
     YUGOSLAVIA (SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO)                        342
     ZAIRE                                                     343
     ZAMBIA                                                    344
     ZIMBABWE                                                  345
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