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Question of a draft Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

Publisher UN Commission on Human Rights
Author UN Commission on Human Rights (50th sess. : 1994 : Geneva)
Publication Date 10 March 1994
Citation / Document Symbol E/CN.4/RES/1994/96
Reference 50
Cite as UN Commission on Human Rights, Question of a draft Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms., 10 March 1994, E/CN.4/RES/1994/96, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f04148.html [accessed 17 September 2014]

1994/96. Question of a draft declaration on the right and responsibility of individuals, groups and organs of society to promote and protect universally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms

The Commission on Human Rights,

Recalling its decision 1984/116 of 16 March 1984, by which it established an open-ended working group to draft a declaration on the right and responsibility of individuals, groups and organs of society to promote and protect universally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms,

Recalling also its subsequent resolutions, in particular resolution 1993/92 of 10 March 1993, in which it authorized further meetings of the working group and noted the progress it had achieved,

Recalling further that the World Conference on Human Rights recommended speedy completion and adoption of the draft declaration,

Conscious of the importance of taking into account the opinions of all States and of interested intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations before finalizing the draft declaration,

Noting with satisfaction the progress made by the open-ended working group during its meetings prior to and during the fiftieth session of the Commission,

1. Takes note of the report of the working group (E/CN.4/1994/81);

2. Urges the working group to make every effort to complete its task and submit the draft declaration to the Commission at its fifty-first session;

3. Decides to continue at its fifty-first session its work on the elaboration of the draft declaration;

4. Also decides to make available appropriate meeting time for the working group prior to and during the fifty-first session of the Commission;

5. Recommends the following draft resolution to the Economic and Social Council for adoption:

[For the text, see chap. I, sect. A, draft resolution IV.]

67th meeting
10 March 1994
[Adopted without a vote. See chap. XXI.]

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