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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 United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution S-21/1 on ensuring respect for international law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

7 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity

24 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent on its fourteenth session, Addendum : Mission to Brazil

23 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Oral update of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

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

The safety of journalists

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 situation of human rights in Ukraine

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

Selected testimonies from victims of the Syrian conflict

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

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

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

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

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

Progress report of the Advisory Committee on the role of local government in the promotion and protection of human rights, including human rights mainstreaming in local administration and public services

4 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Sessional Reports

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