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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 Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Somalia, Shamsul Bari

17 September 2009 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin

9 February 2009 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

First report on the situation of human rights in Darfur / prepared by the Group of Experts mandated by the Human Rights Council in its resolution 4/8, presided by the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Sudan and composed of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons and the Special Rapporteur on the Question of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

28 November 2007 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

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