UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

20th session of the Human Rights Council (18 June - 6 July 2012)


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.
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RESOLUTIONS


Adopted text



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Action taken


20/1

Trafficking in persons, especially women and children: access to effective remedies for trafficked persons and their right to an effective remedy for human rights violations

3

A/HRC/20/L.1

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/2

Conscientious objection to military service

3

A/HRC/20/L.4

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12 

20/3

Human rights of migrants

3

A/HRC/20/L.6

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/4

The right to a nationality: women and children

3

A/HRC/20/L.8

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/5

Human rights and arbitrary deprivation of nationality

3

A/HRC/20/L.9

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/6

Elimination of discrimination against women

3

A/HRC/20/L.11  

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/7

The right to education: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 8/4

3

A/HRC/20/L.12

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/8

The promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet

3

A/HRC/20/L.13

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/9

Human rights of internally displaced persons

3

A/HRC/20/L.14

Adopted as orally revised without a vote on 05.07.12

20/10

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/20/L.17

Adopted as orally revised by vote: 31 in favour, 11 against, 5 abstentions
05.07.12

20/11

Promotion of the enjoyment of the cultural rights of everyone and respect for cultural diversity

3

A/HRC/20/L.18

Adopted as orally revised without a vote
05.07.12 -  31st meeting

20/12

Accelerating efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women: remedies for women who have been subjected to violence 

3

A/HRC/20/L.10

Adopted as orally revised without a vote
05.07.12 -  31st meeting

20/13

Situation of human rights in Belarus

4

A/HRC/20/L.7

Adopted by vote on 05.07.12
[22 in favour, 5 against, 20 abstentions]

20/14

National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

8

A/HRC/20/L.15

Adopted without a vote on 05.07.12

20/15

Promotion of the right to peace

5

A/HRC/20/L.16

Adopted as orally revised by vote on 05.07.12
[34 in favour, 1 against, 12 abstentions]

20/16

Arbitrary detention

3

A/HRC/20/L.5

Adopted as orally revised without a vote on 06.07.12

20/17

Situations des droits de l’homme en République du Mali

4

A/HRC/20/L.20

Adopted without a vote on 06.07.12

20/18

Nelson Mandela International Day Panel

9

A/HRC/20/L.3

Adopted without a vote on 06.07.12

20/19

Assistance technique à la Côte d’Ivoire dans le domaine des droits de l’homme

10

A/HRC/20/L.21

Adopted as orally revised without a vote on 06.07.12

20/20

Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea

4

A/HRC/20/L.19/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised without a vote on 06.07.12

20/21

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/20/L.2/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote on 06.07.12

20/22

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic

4

A/HRC/20/L.22

Adopted as orally revises by vote on 06.07.12
[41 in favour, 3 against, 3 abstentions]

Amendment proposed by Russia rejected by vote [8 in favour, 33 against, 6 abstentions]

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENTS


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Action taken


PRST 20/1

Reports of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review

6

A/HRC/20/L.23