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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

16th session of the Human Rights Council: Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements



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Voting process


A/HRC/RES/16/1

United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

3

A/HRC/16/L.1

Adopted on
23 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/2

The human right to safe drinking water and sanitation

3

A/HRC/16/L.4

Adopted
on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/3

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

3

A/HRC/16/L.6
[orally revised]

Adopted
on 24 March 2011
[24 in favour, 21 against, 7 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/4

Freedom of opinion and expression: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the rights to freedom of opinion and expression

3

A/HRC/16/L.10

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/5

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

3

A/HRC/16/L.15

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/6

Mandate of the independent expert on minority issues

3

A/HRC/16/L.24
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/7

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women , its causes and consequences

3

A/HRC/16/L.26
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/8

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

4

A/HRC/16/L. 3

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[30 in favour, 3 against, 11 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/9

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

4

A/HRC/16/L.25/Rev.1

Adopted on  24 March 2011
[22 in favour, 7 against, 14 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/10

Composition of staff of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

2

A/HRC/16/L.19

Adopted on
24 March 2011
[31 in favour, 13 against, 2 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/11

Human rights and the environment

3

A/HRC/16/L.7
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/12

Rights of the child: a holistic approach to the protection and promotion of the rights of children working and/or living on the street

3

A/HRC/16/L.13/Rev.1
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/13

Freedom of religion or belief

3

A/HRC/16/L.14
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/14

Mandate of the independent experts on the effects 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/16/L.18
[orally revised]

 

Adopted on  24 March 2011
[29 in favour, 13 against, 4 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/15

The role of international cooperation in support of national efforts for the realization of the right of persons with disabilities

3

A/HRC/16/L.20
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/16

Enforced and involuntary disappearances

3

A/HRC/16/L.23
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/17

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

7

A/HRC/16/L.2

Adopted on  24 March 2011
[29 in favour, 1 against, 16 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/18

Combating intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of, and discrimination, incitement to violence, and violence against persons based on religion or belief

9

A/HRC/16/L.38

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/19

Cooperation between Tunisia and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

10

A/HRC/16/L.32/Rev.1
[orally revised]

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/20

Follow-up to the report of the independent international fact-finding mission on the incident of the humanitarian flotilla

1

A/HRC/16/L.5
[orally revised

Adopted on  25 March 2011
[37 in favour, 1 against, 8 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/21

Review of the work and functioning of the Human Rights Council

1

A/HRC/16/L.39

Adopted on 25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/22

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

3

A/HRC/16/L.8/Rev.1

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/23

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: mandate of the Special Rapporteur

3

A/HRC/16/L.12/Rev.1

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/24

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

4

A/HRC/16/L.11
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/25

Situation of human rights in Cote d’Ivoire

4

A/HRC/16/L.33
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/26

The Social Forum

5

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

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/27

The right to food

3

A/HRC/16/L.17
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/28

The protection of human rights in the context of HIV and AIDS

3

A/HRC/16/L.22
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/29

The Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

7

A/HRC/16/L.28
[orally revised]

Adopted on  25 March 2011
[30 in favour, 1 against, 15 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/30

Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

7

A/HRC/16/L.29

Adopted on  25 March 2011
[45 in favour, 1 against, no abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/31

Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan

7

A/HRC/16/L.30
[orally revised]

Adopted on  25 March 2011
[45 in favour, 1 against, no abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/32

Follow-up to the report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict

7

A/HRC/16/L.31
[orally revised]

Adopted on  25 March 2011
[27 in favour, 3 against, 16 abstentions]

A/HRC/RES/16/33

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial

9

A/HRC/16/L.34
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/34

Advisory services and technical assistance for Burundi

10

A/HRC/16/L.35
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/35

The human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the strengthening of technical cooperation and advisory services

10

A/HRC/16/L.36
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/RES/16/36

Strengthening of technical cooperation and consultative services in Guinea

10

A/HRC/16/L.37
[orally revised]

Adopted on
25 March 2011
[without a vote]


DECISIONS

A/HRC/DEC/16/101

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Liberia

6

n/a

Adopted on
16 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/102

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Malawi

6

n/a

Adopted on
16 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/103

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mongolia

6

n/a

Adopted on
16 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/104

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Panama

6

n/a

Adopted on
16 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/105

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Maldives

6

n/a

Adopted on
16 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/106

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Andorra

6

n/a

Adopted on
16 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/107

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Bulgaria

6

n/a

Adopted on
17 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/108

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Honduras

6

n/a

Adopted on
17 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/109

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Lebanon

6

n/a

Adopted on
17 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/110

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Marshall Islands

6

n/a

Adopted on
17 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/111

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Croatia

6

n/a

Adopted on
17 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/112

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Jamaica

6

n/a

Adopted on
17 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/113

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Micronesia

6

n/a

Adopted on
18 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/114

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mauritania

6

n/a

Adopted on
18 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/115

Outcome of the universal periodic review: United States of America

6

n/a

Adopted on
18 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/116

Panel on human rights of victims of terrorism

3

A/HRC/16/L.21

Adopted on 24 March 2011
[without a vote]

A/HRC/DEC/16/117

Right to development

3

A/HRC/16/L.9
[orally revised]

Adopted on 25 March 2011
[45 in favour, 0 against, 1 abstention]

A/HRC/DEC/16/118

Postponement of the renewal of the mandate of the international expert on human  rights and international solidarity

1

A/HRC/16/L.40

Adopted on 25 March 2011
[32 in favour, 14 against, no  abstentions]


PRESIDENTIAL STATEMENTS

A/HRC/16/PRST/1

Reports of the Advisory Committee

5

n/a

Adopted on
25 March