A/65/287 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 12 August 2010 Original: English Sixty-fifth session Item 69 (b) of the provisional agenda* Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms Effective promotion of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities Note by the Secretary-General The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 63/174. __________________ * A/65/150. 10-48298 (E) 080910 *1048298*

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