A/67/293* United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 10 August 2012 Original: English Sixty-seventh session Item 70 (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, Rita Izsák, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 66/166. * Reissued for technical reasons on 5 October 2012. ** A/67/150. 12-45950* (E) 051012 *1245950*

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