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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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Best practices and how to improve on the effectiveness of cross-border cooperation between States with respect to law enforcement on the issue of business and human rights: Study of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

25 April 2017 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers on her mission to Sri Lanka

23 March 2017 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 29 September 2016

5 October 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the United Nations Independent Investigation on Burundi (UNIIB) established pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution S-24/1

20 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent on its mission to the United States of America

18 August 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice on its mission to the United States of America

4 August 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions on the right to life and the use of force by private security providers in law enforcement contexts

6 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Supplementary information on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

10 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

10 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

14 October 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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