UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

24th session of the Human Rights Council (9 - 27 September 2013)


Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements

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RESOLUTIONS


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Promoting human rights through sport and the Olympic ideal
3
A/HRC/24/L.1 Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Local government and human rights
3
A/HRC/24/L.2  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences
3
A/HRC/24/L.3 Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
 
The right to development
3
A/HRC/24/L.6  Adopted by vote on 26.9.13
[46 in favour, 1 against, 0 abstentions]
The rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
3
A/HRC/24/L.7  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
3
A/HRC/24/L.8  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Arbitrary detention
3
A/HRC/24/L.15  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Equal political participation
3
A/HRC/24/L.18/Rev.1  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Human rights and indigenous peoples: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
3
A/HRC/24/L.21  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Human rights and indigenous peoples
3
A/HRC/24/L.22  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Preventable mortality and morbidity of children under 5 years of age as a human rights concern
3
A/HRC/24/L.27  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Human rights in the administration of justice, including juvenile justice
3
A/HRC/24/L.28  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination
3
A/HRC/24/L.29  Adopted by a vote on 26.9.13
[31 in favour, 15 against, 1 abstention]
Human rights and unilateral coercive measures
3
A/HRC/24/L.5/Rev.1  Adopted by a vote on 27.9.13
[31 in favour, 15 against, 1 abstention]
World Programme for Human Rights Education
3
A/HRC/24/L.12/Rev.1  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
The role of prevention in the promotion and protection of human rights
3
A/HRC/24/L.14/Rev.1  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Conscientious objection to military service
3
A/HRC/24/L.23  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
The human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
3
A/HRC/24/L.31  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights
3
A/HRC/24/L.35  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
The human rights of older persons
3
A/HRC/24/L.37/Rev.1  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Civil society space: creating and maintaining, in law and in practice, a safe and enabling environment
3
A/HRC/24/L.24  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
The continuing grave deterioration of the human rights and humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic
4
A/HRC/24/L.38  Adopted by a vote on 27.9.13
[40 in favour, 1 against, 6 abstentions]
Strengthening efforts to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage: challenges, achievements, best practices and implementation gaps
3
A/HRC/24/L.34/Rev.1  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights
5
A/HRC/24/L.17/Rev.1  Adopted by vote on 27.9.13
[31 in favour, 1 against, 15 abstentions]
The Social Forum
5
A/HRC/24/L.30  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
From rhetoric to reality: a global call for concrete action against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
9
A/HRC/24/L.25  Adopted by a vote on 27.9.13
[32 in favour, 2 against, 13 abstentions]
Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités en matière de droits de l’homme en République démocratique du Congo
[Technical assistance and capacity-building for human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo]
10
A/HRC/24/L.9  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Technical assistance for the Sudan in the field of human rights
10
A/HRC/24/L.10/Rev.1  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia
10
A/HRC/24/L.19  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights
10
A/HRC/24/L.20  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights
10
A/HRC/24/L.26  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights
10
A/HRC/24/L.33  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Technical cooperation for the prevention of attacks against persons with albinism
10
A/HRC/24/L.36  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Technical assistance to the Central African Republic in the field of human rights
10
A/HRC/24/L.39  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
Impact of arms transfers on human rights in armed conflict
3
A/HRC/24/L.32/Rev.1  Adopted by vote on 27.9.13
[42 in favour, 1 against, 4 abstentions]

DECISIONS


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Outcome of the universal periodic review: Turkmenistan  
6
Adopted without a vote on 18.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Burkina Faso   
6
Adopted without a vote on 18.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Cape Verde 
6
Adopted without a vote on 18.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Tuvalu 
6
Adopted without a vote on 19.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Colombia
6
Adopted without a vote on 19.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Uzbekistan
6
Adopted without a vote on 19.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Germany
6
Adopted without a vote on 19.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Djibouti
6
Adopted without a vote on 19.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Canada
6
Adopted without a vote on 19.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Bangladesh
6
Adopted without a vote on 20.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Azerbaijan
6
Adopted without a vote on 20.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Russian Federation
6
Adopted without a vote on 20.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Cameroon
6
Adopted without a vote on 20.9.13
Outcome of the universal periodic review: Cuba
6
Adopted without a vote on 20.9.13
Postponement of renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context
1
A/HRC/24/L.4  Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
Panel discussion on the safety of journalists
3
A/HRC/24/L.13Adopted without a vote on 26.9.13
 
Panel de haut niveau sur l’identification des bonnes pratiques en matière de lutte contre les mutilations génitales féminines
[High-level panel on the identification of good practices in combating female genital mutilation]
3
A/HRC/24/L.11  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13
 
Establishment of a special fund for the participation of civil society in the Social Forum, the Forum on Minority Issues and the Forum on Business and Human Rights
5
A/HRC/24/L.16  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENTS


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PRST/24/1 Reports of the Advisory Committee
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A/HRC/24/L.57  Adopted without a vote on 27.9.13