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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 International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

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

Oral update of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

11 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Oral Update of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

26 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement delivered on behalf of all Special Procedures mandate-holders of the United Nations Human Rights Council at the Nineteenth Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic Geneva, 1 June 2012

1 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Letter dated 30 May 2012 from the Permanent Representatives of Denmark, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey, the Ambassador of the European Union to the United Nations Office at Geneva and the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Human Rights Council addressed to the President of the Human Rights Council

31 May 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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