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UN Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN General Assembly on 15 March 2006 with the main purpose of addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them Website: www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/hrc/pages/hrcindex.aspx
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The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 29 September 2016

6 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The safety of journalists : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 29 September 2016

6 October 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 29 September 2016

5 October 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the United Nations Independent Investigation on Burundi (UNIIB) established pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution S-24/1

20 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Comprehensive report on the human rights of migrants

16 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia

15 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Summary report of the annual full-day of discussion on women's human rights

14 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Conference Reports

Report on the promotion and protection of the human rights of migrants in the context of large movements

13 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, Addendum : Follow-up report to the recommendations made by the Working Group : Missions to Congo and Pakistan

13 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences

5 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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