UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

25th session of the Human Rights Council (3 - 28 March 2014)

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


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25/1 Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

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A/HRC/25/L.1/Rev.1Adopted by a vote (23 in favour, 12 against, 12 abstentions),
53rd meeting on 27/3/2014
25/2 Freedom of opinion and expression: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression

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A/HRC/25/L.2/Rev.1Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/3 Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

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A/HRC/25/L.3Adopted without a vote,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/4 Integrity of the judicial system

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A/HRC/25/L.5Adopted by a vote (27 in favour, 1 against, 19 abstentions) as orally revised,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/5 Mandate of the Independent Expert on minority issues

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A/HRC/25/L.8Adopted without a vote,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/6 Rights of the child: access to justice for children

3

A/HRC/25/L.10Adopted without a vote,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/7 Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

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A/HRC/25/L.11Adopted without a vote, 54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/8 The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights

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A/HRC/25/L.13Adopted without a vote,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/9 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation

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A/HRC/25/L.14Adopted by a vote (33 in favour, 2 against, 12 abstentions) as orally revised,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/10 Ending violence against children: a global call to make the invisible visible

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A/HRC/25/L.15/Rev.1Adopted without a vote,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/11 Question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights

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A/HRC/25/L.16Adopted without a vote as orally revised, 
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/12 Freedom of religion or belief

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A/HRC/25/L.19Adopted without a vote,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/13 Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: mandate of the Special Rapporteur

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A/HRC/25/L.25Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/14 The right to food

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A/HRC/25/L.26Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/15 Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

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A/HRC/25/L.27Adopted by a vote (30 in favour, 14 against, 3 abstentions) as orally revised,
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/16 Mandate of the Independent Expert 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

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A/HRC/25/L.28Adopted by a vote (30 in favour, 14 against, 3 abstentions),
54th meeting on 27/3/2014
25/17 Adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living

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A/HRC/25/L.18/Rev.1Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/18 Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

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A/HRC/25/L.24Adopted  without a vote as orally revised,
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/19 Promotion of the enjoyment of the cultural rights of everyone and respect for cultural diversity

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A/HRC/25/L.29/Rev.1Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/20 The right to education of persons with disabilities

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A/HRC/25/L.30Adopted without a vote,
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/21 Human rights and the environment

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A/HRC/25/L.31Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/22 Ensuring use of remotely piloted aircraft or armed drones in counter-terrorism and military operations in accordance with international law, including international human rights and humanitarian law

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A/HRC/25/L.32Adopted by a vote (27 in favour, 6 against, 14 abstentions),
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/23 The continuing grave deterioration of the human rights and humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

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A/HRC/25/L.7Adopted by a vote (32 in favour, 4 against, 11 abstentions),
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/24 Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

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A/HRC/25/L.9Adopted by a vote (21 in favour, 9 against, 16 abstentions),
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/25 Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

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A/HRC/25/L.17Adopted by a vote (30 in favour, 6 against, 11 abstentions),
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/26 Situation of human rights in Myanmar

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A/HRC/25/L.21/Rev.1Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
55th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/27 Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

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A/HRC/25/L.36Adopted by a vote (46 in favour, 1 against, 0 abstentions),
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/28 Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan

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A/HRC/25/L.37/Rev.1Adopted by a vote (46 in favour, 1 against, 0 abstentions),
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/29 Human rights situation in Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

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A/HRC/25/L.38/Rev.1Adopted by a vote (46 in favour, 1 against, 0 abstentions),
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/30 Follow-up to the report of the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict

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A/HRC/25/L.39Adopted by a vote (46 in favour, 1 against, 0 abstentions),
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/31 Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

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A/HRC/25/L.40Adopted by a vote (33 in favour, 1 against, 13 abstentions),
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/32 Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

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A/HRC/25/L.22Adopted without a vote,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/33 International Decade for People of African Descent

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A/HRC/25/L.23Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/34 Combating intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of, and discrimination, incitement to violence and violence against persons based on religion or belief

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A/HRC/25/L.41Adopted without a vote,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/35 Renforcement de la coopération technique et des services consultatifs en Guinée
[Strengthening of technical cooperation and consultative services in Guinea]

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A/HRC/25/L.6Adopted without a vote,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/36 Assistance à la République du Mali dans le domaine des droits de l’homme
[Assistance to the Republic of Mali in the field of human rights]

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A/HRC/25/L.33Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/37 Technical assistance for Libya in the field of human rights

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A/HRC/25/L.35Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
25/38 The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests

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A/HRC/25/L.20Adopted by a vote (31 in favour, 9 against, 7 abstentions) as orally revised,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014

DECISIONS


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25/101 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Saudi Arabia

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---Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting on 19/3/2014
25/102 Outcome of the Universal Periodic Review: Senegal

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---Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting on 19/3/2014
25/103 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Nigeria

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---Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting on 20/3/2014
25/104 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mexico

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---Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting on 20/3/2014
25/105 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mauritius

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---Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting on 20/3/2014
25/106 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Jordan

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---Adopted without a vote, 40th meeting on 20/3/2014
25/107 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Malaysia

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---Adopted without a vote,
40th meeting on 20/3/2014
25/108 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Central African Republic

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---Adopted without a vote, 40th meeting on 20/3/2014
25/109 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Belize

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---Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting on 20/3/2014
25/110 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Chad

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---Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting on 20/3/2014
25/111 Outcome of the universal periodic review: China

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---Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting on 20/3/2014
25/112 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Monaco

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---Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting on 21/3/2014
25/113 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Congo

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---Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting on 21/3/2014
25/114 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Malta

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---Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting on 21/3/2014
25/115 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Israel

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---Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting on 27/3/2014
25/116
 
Postponement of the renewal of the mandate of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

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A/HRC/25/L.4                     Adopted without a vote,
53rd meeting on 27/3/2014
25/117 Panel on the right to privacy in the digital age

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A/HRC/25/L.12Adopted without a vote, 54th meeting on 27/3/2014

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENTS


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PRST 25/1 Situation des droits de l'homme en Haïti
[Situation of human rights in Haiti]

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A/HRC/25/L.42Adopted without a vote,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014
PRST 25/2 Situation of human rights in South Sudan

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A/HRC/25/L.34Adopted without a vote as orally revised,
56th meeting on 28/3/2014