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(a) In response to the General Assembly's request, in paragraph 6 of resolution 40/142 of 13 December 1985, the Commission decided to consider the status of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide under agenda item 18.

(b) The Commission decided to set up informal open-ended working groups for the consideration of agenda items 13 and 20. In the context of item 12, the Commission agreed, in accordance with its decision 1985/112 of 14 March 1985, to establish an informal 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.

(c) The Commission decided to invite the following persons to participate in its meetings:

(i) In connection with item 5: Mr. F. Volio Jiménez, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Chile;

(ii) In connection with item 6: Mr. A. A. Cato, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Ad hoc Working Group of Experts on violations of human rights in southern Africa;

(iii) In connection with item 10 (a): Mr. P. Kooijmans, Special Rapporteur on the question of torture; in connection with item 10 (c): Mr. I. Tosevski, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances;

(iv) In connection with item 121 Viscount Colville of Culross, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Guatemala; Mr. F. Ermacora, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan; Mr. A.J. Pastor Ridruejo, Special Representative on the situation of human rights in El Salvador; Mr. S. Amos Wako, Special Rapporteur on summary or arbitrary executions; and representatives of States in respect of which situations were being considered under item 12 (b).

(v) In connection with item 19: Mrs. E.-I. A. Daes, Chairman of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities at its thirty-eighth session, and Mrs. H.E. Warzazi, Chairman-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children.


[1]173 Adopted at the 2nd meeting, on 4 February 1986, without a vote. See chap. III, para. 9.

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