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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

27th session of the Human Rights Council (8-26 September 2014)


Adopted resolutions, decisions and President’s statements

Please note that the final adopted texts (in the first column) will be made available as soon as the adopted texts are released in all the six official United Nations languages in the Official Document System (ODS).


Final number


Title of document


Item


Draft number


Action taken

Resolutions

27/1

 

Enforced or involuntary disappearances 3

A/HRC/27/L.1

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/2

 

The right to development 3

A/HRC/27/L.3

 

Adopted by a recorded vote (42 to 1, with 4 abstentions),
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/3

 

Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence 3

A/HRC/27/L.4

 

Adopted as orally revised without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/4

 

Local government and human rights 3

A/HRC/27/L.6

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/5

The safety of journalists 3

A/HRC/27/L.7

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/6

 

Panel discussion on realizing the equal enjoyment of the right to education by every girl 3

A/HRC/27/L.8

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/7

 

The human right to safe drinking water and sanitation 3

A/HRC/27/L.11/Rev.1

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/8

 

Promoting human rights through sport and the Olympic ideal 3

A/HRC/27/L.14

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/9

Mandate of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order 3

A/HRC/27/L.16

 

Adopted by a recorded vote (29 to 14, with 4 abstentions),
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/10

 

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination 3

A/HRC/27/L.17

 

Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 14, with 1 abstention),
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/11

 

Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights 3

A/HRC/27/L.19/Rev.1

 

Adopted without a vote, as orally revised,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/12

 

World Programme for Human Rights Education: adoption of the plan of action for the third phase 3

A/HRC/27/L.20

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/13

 

Human rights and indigenous peoples 3

A/HRC/27/L.22

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/14

 

Preventable mortality and morbidity of children under 5 years of age as a human rights concern 3

A/HRC/27/L.23

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/15

 

The right of the child to engage in play and recreational activities 3

A/HRC/27/L.28

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/16

 

The continuing grave deterioration in the human rights and humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic 4

A/HRC/27/L.5/ Rev.1

 

Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 5, with 10 abstentions),
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/17

 

Promotion of the right to peace 5

A/HRC/27/L.15/Rev.1

 

Adopted by a recorded vote (33 to 9, with 5 abstentions),
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/18

 

National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights 8

A/HRC/27/L.25

 

Adopted without a vote, as orally revised,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/19

 

Technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights 10

A/HRC/27/L.9/ Rev.1

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/20

 

Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights 10

A/HRC/27/L.18/Rev.1

 

Adopted without a vote,
39th meeting, 25 September 2014

27/21


27/21/Corr.1
 

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

Corrigendum

3

A/HRC/27/L.2

 

Adopted, as orally revised, by a recorded vote (31 to 14, with 2 abstentions),
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/22

 

Intensifying global efforts and sharing good practices to effectively eliminate female genital mutilation 3

A/HRC/27/L.12

 

Adopted without a vote,
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/23

 

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

3

A/HRC/27/L.13

 

Adopted without a vote, as orally revised,
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/24

 

Equal participation in political and public affairs 3

A/HRC/27/L.29/Rev.1

 

Adopted without a vote,
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/25

 

Mandate of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent 9

A/HRC/27/L.10/Rev.1

 

Adopted without a vote,
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/26

 

National policies and human rights 10

A/HRC/27/L.21

 

Adopted without a vote,  40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/27

 

Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités en matière de droits de l’homme en République démocratique du Congo
[Technical assistance and capacity-building for human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo]

10

A/HRC/27/L.32

 

Adopted without a vote,
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/28

 

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

10

A/HRC/27/L.31

 

Adopted without a vote,
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/29

 

Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in the Sudan 10

A/HRC/27/L.30/Rev.1

 

Adopted without a vote,
40th meeting, 26 September 2014

27/30

 

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: the activities of vulture funds 3

A/HRC/27/L.26

 

Adopted by a recorded vote (33 to 5, with 9 abstentions),
41st meeting, 26 September 2014

27/31

 

Civil society space 3

A/HRC/27/L.24

 

Adopted, as orally revised, without a vote,
41st meeting, 26 September 2014

27/31/Corr.1 Corrigendum 3

27/32

 

Human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity 8

A/HRC/27/L.27/Rev.1

 

Adopted by a recorded vote (25 to 14, with 7 abstentions),
42nd meeting, 26 September 2014

Decisions
27/101 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Norway 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
22nd meeting, 18 September 2014

27/102 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Albania 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
22nd meeting, 18 September 2014

27/103 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
22nd meeting, 18 September 2014

27/104 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Côte d’Ivoire 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
24th meeting, 18 September 2014

27/105 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Portugal 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 18 September 2014

27/106 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Bhutan 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
24th meeting, 18 September 2014

27/107 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Dominica 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
25th meeting, 19 September 2014

27/108 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
25th meeting, 19 September 2014

27/109 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Brunei Darussalam 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
25th meeting, 19 September 2014

27/110 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Costa Rica 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
26th meeting, 19 September 2014

27/111 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Equatorial Guinea 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
26th meeting, 19 September 2014

27/112 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Ethiopia 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
26th meeting, 19 September 2014

27/113 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Qatar 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
27th meeting, 19 September 2014

27/114 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Nicaragua 6 N/A

Adopted without a vote,
27th meeting, 19 September 2014

President’s statements
PRST 27/1 Twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 1 A/HRC/27/L.52

Adopted without a vote,
42nd meeting, 26 September 2014

PRST 27/2 Reports of the Advisory Committee 1 A/HRC/27/L.53

Adopted without a vote,  
42nd meeting, 26 September 2014

PRST 27/3 Protection of the human rights of migrants at sea 1 A/HRC/27/L.54 

Adopted without a vote,  
42nd meeting, 26 September 2014

PRST 27/4 The Ebola epidemic 1 A/HRC/27/L.55 

Adopted without a vote,  
42nd meeting, 26 September 2014