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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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Protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

15 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

28 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences on her mission to South Africa

14 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health on his visit to Paraguay

24 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in follow-up to his mission to Mexico

6 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons on his mission to Honduras

5 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

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

Discrimination and violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity

4 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Final research-based report of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee on best practices and main challenges in the promotion and protection of human rights in post-disaster and post-conflict situations

23 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review : Italy

10 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

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