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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 the rights of indigenous peoples in natural disaster risk reduction and prevention and preparedness initiatives - Study of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

7 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

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

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences

22 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Summary report on the high-level panel discussion on the identification of good practices in combating female genital mutilation : Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

18 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Question of the death penalty : Report of the Secretary-General

30 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Factors that impede equal political participation and steps to overcome those challenges : Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

30 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Analytical study focusing on gender-based and sexual violence in relation to transitional justice : Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

30 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Follow-up review of the management and administration of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : Report of the Joint Inspection Unit

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

20 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Consolidated report of the Secretary-General and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to development

18 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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