Plan for researching your topic:
Finding voting records is not the easiest thing in the world. Here are some directions, adapted from a guide created by the library at Northwestern University:
To carry out a comprehensive search for the voting records of a particular country:
1. Go to the UN Document Centre (link below).
2. Choose the main body in which you are interested. For example, the General Assemby. Click on "Resolutions" and select a session.
3. Notice that in the General Assembly, many resolutions are labeled "without vote." There won't be voting records for those.
4. Write down the document number (also called the resolution symbol) for resolutions that are not listed "without vote." For example, A/RES/64/292. Make note of the topic, such as "The Human Right to Water & Sanitation."
5. Go to the United Nations Digital Library (link below)
6. Find the link for "Voting Data." Click on it.
7. In the search box, type in the document/resolution symbol that you wrote down.
8. Information about the resolution will come up. Scroll down to find your country.
Note that you can also search by keyword.
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