Human Rights Council review - Informal initiatives on the Council review

In anticipation and preparation for the Council review, a number of informal initiatives were launched by Member States and observers and brainstorming discussions have been held. Among these, are the following:

For further information on HCR Review initiatives, please visit the HRC Review section of the HRC Extranet

Rules of rocedure
Background documents

Organigramme of the Human Rights Council

General Assembly Resolution 60/251 establishing the Human Rights Council (2006)

HRC Resolution 5/1: Human Rights Council “Institution-building package” (2007)

HRC Resolution 16/21: Review of the work and functioning of the Human Rights Council (2011)

GA Resolution 65/281: Review of the Human Rights Council (2011)

HRC Decision 19/119: Task force on secretariat services, accessibility for persons with disabilities and use of information technology (2012)

Report of the Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change (2004)

Report of the Secretary-General “In larger freedom: towards development, security and human rights for all” (2005)

Addendum to the Secretary-General's Report: Explanatory Note on the Human Rights Council (2005)

2005 World Summit Outcome Document (2005)

Summary of Commission on Human Rights informal consultations (2005)

Compilation of Commission on Human Rights Practices (2005)

Session documents
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