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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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Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

14 October 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

12 October 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

17 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Accelerating efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women : violence against women as a barrier to women's political and economic empowerment : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

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

The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

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

Strengthening of technical cooperation and consultative services in Guinea : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

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

Arbitrary detention : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

17 July 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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