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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

12th session of the Human Rights Council: Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements



Symbol



Title



Item



Draft Symbol



Voting process


A/HRC/RES/12/1

Open-ended Working Group on the review of the HRC and functioning

1

A/HRC/12/L.28
[orally revised]

Adopted
on 1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/2

Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights

2

A/HRC/12/L.8
[orally revised]

Adopted
on 1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/3

Independence and impartiality of the judiciary, jurors and assessors and the independence of lawyers

3

A/HRC/12/L.7

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/4

World Programme for Human Rights Education

3

A/HRC/12/L.9
[orally revised]

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/5

Protection of the human rights of civilians in armed conflict

3

A/HRC/12/L.15

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/6

Human rights of migrants: migration and human rights of the child

3

A/HRC/12/L.16
[orally revised]

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/7

Elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members

3

A/HRC/12/L.17
[orally revised]

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/8

Human rights and access to safe drinking water and sanitation

3

A/HRC/12/L.19
[orally revised]

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/9

Human rights and international solidarity

3

A/HRC/12/L.20

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[33 in favour, 14 against, 0  abstention]

A/HRC/RES/12/10

Follow-up to the seventh special session of the Human Rights Council on the negative impact of the worsening of the world food crisis on the realization of the right to food for all

3

A/HRC/12/L.21

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/11

Human rights and transitional justice

3

A/HRC/12/L.26/Rev.1

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/12

Right to the truth

3

A/HRC/12/L.27

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/13

Human rights and indigenous peoples

3

A/HRC/12/L.33

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/14

Situation of human rights in Honduras since the coup d’état of 28 June 2009

4

A/HRC/12/L.31
[orally revised]

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/15

Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights

3

A/HRC/12/L.2/Rev.1

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/16

Freedom of opinion and expression

3

A/HRC/12/L.14/Rev.1

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/17

Elimination of discrimination against women

3

A/HRC/12/L.3/Rev.1
[orally revised]

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/18

The adverse effects of the movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights

3

A/HRC/12/L.4/Rev.1

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/19

Draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights

3

A/HRC/12/L.30/Rev.1

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/20

Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners

4

A/HRC/12/L.32

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/21

Promoting human rights and fundamental freedom through a better understanding of traditional values of humankind

8

A/HRC/12/L.13/Rev.1
[orally revised]

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[26 in favour, 15 against, 6 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/12/22

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

3

A/HRC/12/L.5

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[32 in favour, 14 against, 0  abstention]

A/HRC/RES/12/23

The right to development

3

A/HRC/12/L.6/Rev.1

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[33 in favour, 0  against, 14  abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/12/24

Access to medicine in the context of the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

3

A/HRC/12/L.23
[orally revised]

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/25

Advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia

10

A/HRC/12/L.18
[orally revised]

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/26

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/12/L.29/Rev.1

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/27

The protection of human rights in the context of immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

3

A/HRC/12/L.24
[orally revised]

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/12/28

Follow up to the 10th special session of the Human Rights Council on the impact of the global economic and financial crises on the universal realization and effective enjoyment of human rights

3

A/HRC/12/L.25
[orally revised]

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[without a vote]


DECISIONS

A/HRC/DEC/12/101

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Central African Republic

6

n/a

Adopted on
23 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/102

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Monaco

6

n/a

Adopted on
23 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/103

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Belize

6

n/a

Adopted on
23 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/104

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Congo

6

n/a

Adopted on
23 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/105

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Malta

6

n/a

Adopted on
23 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/106

Outcome of the universal periodic review: New Zealand

6

n/a

Adopted on
24 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/107

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Afghanistan

6

n/a

Adopted on
24 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/108

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Chile

6

n/a

Adopted on
24 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/109

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Chad

6

n/a

Adopted on
24 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/110

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Viet Nam

6

n/a

Adopted on
24 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/111

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Uruguay

6

n/a

Adopted on
24 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/112

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Yemen

6

n/a

Adopted on
24 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/113

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Vanuatu

6

n/a

Adopted on
25 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/114

Outcome of the universal periodic review: The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

6

n/a

Adopted on
25 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/115

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Comoros

6

n/a

Adopted on
25 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/116

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Slovakia

6

n/a

Adopted on
25 September 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/117

Missing persons

5

A/HRC/12/L.1

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/118

United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

5

A/HRC/12/L.11

Adopted on
1 October 2009
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/12/119

The effect of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights , particularly economic, social and cultural rights

3

A/HRC/12/L.22

Adopted on
2 October 2009
[31 in favour, 13 against, 2 abstentions]