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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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Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions on the right to life and the use of force by private security providers in law enforcement contexts

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

Annual report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

8 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Annual Reports

Implementation of Human Rights Council resolutions S-9/1 and S-12/1 : Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

2 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation and the activities of her Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

1 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the independent international commission of inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

5 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : Addendum, Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the activities of her office in Guatemala

7 January 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Annual Reports

Report of the open-ended intergovernmental working group to consider the possibility of elaborating an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies on its second session

24 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group to Consider the Possibility of Elaborating an International Regulatory Framework on the Regulation, Monitoring and Oversight of the Activities of Private Military and Security Companies : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

22 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

22 August 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

2 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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