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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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Accelerating efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women : ensuring due diligence in protection : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

14 July 2011 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Extractive industries operating within or near indigenous territories

11 July 2011 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the obligation of States to investigate serious violations of human rights, and the use of forensic genetics

4 July 2011 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Annual Reports

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