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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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Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development : written statement / submitted by the Penal Reform International

4 September 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Technical assistance and capacity-building : written statement / submitted by International Educational Development, Inc.

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

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

Statement by Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights to the Human Rights Council 19th Special Session on "The deteriorating human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the killings in El-Houleh" Geneva, 1 June 2012

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

Written statement submitted by Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status

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

Written statement submitted by the Arab NGO Network for Development, a non-governmental organization on the roster

31 May 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

The Statement of The Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

12 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

The Statement of The Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

12 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Written statement submitted by the China NGO Network for International Exchanges, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status

5 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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