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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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The role of freedom of opinion and expression in women's empowerment

24 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The role of freedom of opinion and expression in women's empowerment : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

24 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

21 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

21 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Promotion of the enjoyment of the cultural rights of everyone and respect for cultural diversity

20 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Elimination of discrimination against women

20 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights

20 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons

20 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The deteriorating situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic, and the recent killings in Al-Qusayr

19 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The right to education: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 8/4

19 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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