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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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Situation of human rights and the activities of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

12 August 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the safety of journalists and the issue of impunity

17 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

13 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

The safety of journalists : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

2 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The safety of journalists : draft resolution / Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, Central African Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, State of Palestine, Sweden, Switzerland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Yemen

19 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

Situation of human rights in Yemen

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Summary of the Human Rights Council panel discussion on the safety of journalists : Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

23 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Conference Reports

The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

11 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Freedom of opinion and expression : mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

9 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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