UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

18th session of the Human Rights Council (12 - 30 September 2011)


Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements

The final adopted texts can be accessed in all six official languages of the United Nations in the first column below and also 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 HRC18 Extranet (New users access).

RESOLUTIONS


Adopted text



Title



Item



Draft



Action taken


 18/1

The human right to safe drinking water

3

A/HRC/18/L.1

Adopted 28 September 2011
[without vote]

18/2

Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity

3

A/HRC/18/L.8

Adopted 28 September 2011
[without vote]

18/3

Panel to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

3

A/HRC/18/L.7

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/4

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of people to self-determination

3

A/HRC/18/L.11

Adopted 29 September 2011
[31  in favour,  11 against,  4 abstentions]

18/5

Human rights and international solidarity

3

A/HRC/18/L.12

Adopted  29 September 2011
[33 in favour, 12 against, 1 abstention]

18/6

Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

3

A/HRC/18/L.13

Adopted  29 September 2011
[29 in favour, 12 against, 5 abstentions]

18/7

Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparations and guarantees of non-recurrence

3

A/HRC/18/L.22

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/8

Human rights and indigenous peoples

3

A/HRC/18/L.23

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/9

The resumption of Libya’s membership in the Human Rights Council

1

A/HRC/18/L.35

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/10

Human rights and issues related to terrorist hostage-taking

3

A/HRC/18/L.3

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/11

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the  environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and waste

3

A/HRC/18/L.6

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/12

Human rights in the administration of justice, in particular juvenile justice

3

A/HRC/18/L.9

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/13

The role of prevention in the promotion and protection of human rights

3

A/HRC/18/L.21

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/14

Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of
human rights

3

A/HRC/18/L.29/Rev.1

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/15

The incompatibility between democracy and racism

9

A/HRC/18/L.20

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/16

Technical assistance to the Sudan in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/18/L.4

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/17

Technical assistance and capacity-building to South Sudan in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/18/L.5/Rev.1

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/18

Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/18/L.24/Rev.1

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/19

Technical assistance and capacity-building in the Republic of Yemen in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/18/L.32

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/20

Panel on the promotion and protection of human rights in a multicultural context including through combating xenophobia, discrimination and intolerance

3

A/HRC/18/L.17

Adopted 29 September 2011
[37  in favour,  1 against,  8 abstentions]

18/21

Human rights of migrants

3

A/HRC/18/L.10/Rev.1

Adopted 30 September 2011
[without vote]

18/22

Human rights and climate change

3

A/HRC/18/L.26/Rev.1

Adopted 30 September 2011
[without vote]

18/23

Promoting awareness, understanding and application of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through Sport and the Olympic Ideal

8

A/HRC/18/L.18/Rev.1

Adopted 30 September 2011
[without vote]

18/24

Advisory Services and technical assistance for Burundi                                         

10

A/HRC/18/L.2

Adopted 30 September 2011
[without vote]

18/25

Advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia

10

A/HRC/18/L.25

Adopted 30 September 2011
[without vote]

18/26

The right to development

3

A/HRC/18/L.15

Adopted 30 September 2011
[45  in favour,  0 against,  1 abstention]

18/27

From rhetoric to reality: Global call for concrete action against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

9

A/HRC/18/L.31

Adopted 30 September 2011
[35  in favour,  1 against,  10 abstentions]

18/28

Mandate of the Working Group  of Experts on People of African Descent

9

A/HRC/18/L.30

Adopted 30 September 2011
[without vote]

DECISIONS


Adopted text



Title



Item



Draft



Action taken


18/117

Reporting by the Secretary General on the question of death penalty

1

A/HRC/18/L.28

Adopted 28 September 2011
[without vote]

18/118

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

5

A/HRC/18/L.19

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/119

Panel on freedom of expression on the Internet

3

A/HRC/18/L.27

Adopted 29 September 2011
[without vote]

18/120

Human rights and coercive measures

3

A/HRC/18/L.16

Adopted 30 September 2011
[34  in favour,  12 against,  0 abstentions]

18/121

Procedural decision on the annual cycle of the Advisory Committee

5

 

Adopted 30 September 2011
[without vote]

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENTS


Adopted text



Title



Item



Draft



Action taken


PRST/1

President’s statement on technical assistance and capacity building for Haiti

10

 

Adopted 30 September 2011

PRST/2

President’s statement

2

 

Adopted 30 September 2011