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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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Arbitrary detention : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 30 September 2016

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

Human rights and indigenous peoples : mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 29 September 2016

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

Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 29 September 2016

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

The role of prevention in the promotion and protection of human rights : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 29 September 2016

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

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 30 September 2016

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

Summary report of the annual full-day of discussion on women's human rights

14 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Conference Reports

Report on the promotion and protection of the human rights of migrants in the context of large movements

13 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, Addendum : Follow-up report to the recommendations made by the Working Group : Missions to Congo and Pakistan

13 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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

5 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation on his mission to Botswana

5 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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