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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

33rd session of the Human Rights Council (13 to 30 September 2016)


Resolutions, decision and President’s statement

The final adopted texts (first column) can be accessed in all six official languages United Nations on the Official Document System (ODS). To search for adopted texts on ODS, enter the final number in the search field, preceded by A/HRC/RES for resolutions, A/HRC/DEC for decisions or A/HRC/PRST for President’s statements.
More information about the consideration of each draft proposal, including any oral revisions, amendments, statements of programme budget implications or detailed voting results (as applicable), can be found on the HRC33 Extranet (New users access).

RESOLUTIONS


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33/1 Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences
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A/HRC/33/L.2Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/2 The safety of journalists
3
A/HRC/33/L.6Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/3 Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
3
A/HRC/33/L.7Adopted by a recorded vote (30 to 12, with 5 abstentions), 38th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/4 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/33/L.8Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 13, with 2 abstentions), 38th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/5 The human rights of older persons
3
A/HRC/33/L.9Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/6 The role of prevention in the promotion and protection of human rights
3
A/HRC/33/L.12Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/7 Unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents and human rights
3
A/HRC/33/L.13Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/8 Local government and human rights
3
A/HRC/33/L.14/Rev.1Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/9 The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
3
A/HRC/33/L.15Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/10 The human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
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A/HRC/33/L.19Adopted by a recorded vote (42 to 1, with 4 abstentions), 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/11 Preventable mortality and morbidity of children under 5 years of age as a human rights concern
3
A/HRC/33/L.20Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/12 Human rights and indigenous peoples: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
3
A/HRC/33/L.23Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/13 Human rights and indigenous peoples
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A/HRC/33/L.24Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/14 The right to development
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A/HRC/33/L.29Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (34 to 2, with 11 abstentions), 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/15 National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights
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A/HRC/33/L.17/Rev.1Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/16 Technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights
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A/HRC/33/L.5Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/17 Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights
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A/HRC/33/L.11/Rev.1Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 29 September 2016
33/18 Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights
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A/HRC/33/L.3/Rev.1Adopted as orally revised and amended without a vote, 40th meeting, 30 September 2016
33/19 Human rights and transitional justice
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A/HRC/33/L.10Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (29 to 1, with 17 abstentions), 40th meeting, 30 September 2016
33/20 Cultural rights and the protection of cultural heritage
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A/HRC/33/L.21Adopted without a vote, 40th meeting, 30 September 2016
33/21 Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
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A/HRC/33/L.27/Rev.1Adopted as orally revised and amended by a recorded vote (38 to 0, with 9 abstentions), 41st meeting, 30 September 2016
33/22 Equal participation in political and public affairs
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A/HRC/33/L.28Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 41st meeting, 30 September 2016
33/23 The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic
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A/HRC/33/L.30Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (26 to 7, with 14 abstentions), 41st meeting, 30 September 2016
33/24 Situation of human rights in Burundi
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A/HRC/33/L.31Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (19 to 7, with 21 abstentions), 41st meeting, 30 September 2016
33/25 Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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A/HRC/33/L.25Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 30 September 2016
33/26 Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in the Sudan
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A/HRC/33/L.4Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 41st meeting, 30 September 2016
33/27 Technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Central African Republic
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A/HRC/33/L.16Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting, 30 September 2016
33/28 Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights
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A/HRC/33/L.18Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting, 30 September 2016
33/29 Technical assistance and capacity-building for human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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A/HRC/33/L.26Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting, 30 September 2016
33/30 Arbitrary detention
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A/HRC/33/L.22Adopted by a recorded vote (46 to 0, with 1 abstention), 42nd meeting, 30 September 2016
N/A Human rights situation in Yemen
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A/HRC/33/L.32 Withdrawn by the sponsor
N/A Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in the Sudan
2
A/HRC/33/L.33 Withdrawn by the sponsor

DECISIONS


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33/101 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Suriname
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N/A Adopted without a vote, 19th meeting
21 September 2016
33/102 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 19th meeting
21 September 2016
33/103 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Samoa
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 19th meeting
21 September 2016
33/104 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Greece
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 21st meeting
21 September 2016
33/105 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Sudan
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 21st meeting
21 September 2016
33/106 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Hungary
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 21st meeting
21 September 2016
33/107 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Papua New Guinea
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 22nd meeting
22 September 2016
33/108 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Tajikistan
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 22nd meeting
22 September 2016
33/109 Outcome of the universal periodic review: United Republic of Tanzania
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 22nd meeting
22 September 2016
33/110 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Antigua and Barbuda
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting
22 September 2016
33/111 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Swaziland
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting
22 September 2016
33/112 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Trinidad and Tobago
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting
22 September 2016
33/113 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Thailand
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting
23 September 2016
33/114 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Ireland
6
N/A Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting
23 September 2016

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENTS


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PRST 33/1 Reports of the Advisory Committee
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A/HRC/33/L.1Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 29 September 2016