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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

31st session of the Human Rights Council (29 February - 24 March 2016)


Adopted resolutions, decisions and President’s statement

Please note that the final adopted texts (in the first column) will be made available as soon as these documents are translated, processed and released in all the six official United Nations languages in the Official Document System (ODS).To search for final adopted texts in ODS, enter the final number in the search field, preceded by A/HRC/RES for resolutions, A/HRC/DEC for decisions and A/HRC/PRST for President’s statements.

More information about the consideration of each draft proposal, including any oral revisions, statements of programme budget implications and detailed voting results if any can be found on the HRC31 Extranet.


Adopted text


Title


Item


Draft


Action taken

RESOLUTIONS

31/1

 

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

2

A/HRC/31/L.15

Adopted by a recorded vote (33 to 13, with 1 abstention), 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/2

 

Integrity of the judicial system

3

A/HRC/31/L.1     

Adopted without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/3

 

Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

3

A/HRC/31/L.3    

Adopted without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/4

Commemoration of the thirtieth  anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development

3

A/HRC/31/L.6      

Adopted by a recorded vote (34 to 0, with 13 abstentions), 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/5

Question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights

3

A/HRC/31/L.7/Rev.1    

Adopted without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/6

 

The rights of persons with disabilities in situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies

3

A/HRC/31/L.8    

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/7

 

Rights of the child: information and communications technologies and child sexual exploitation

3

A/HRC/31/L.9/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/8

 

Human rights and the environment

3

A/HRC/31/L.10          

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/9

 

Adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and the right to non-discrimination in this context

3

A/HRC/31/L.11          

Adopted without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/10

 

The right to food

3

A/HRC/31/L.14

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/11

 

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/31/L.16

Adopted by a recorded vote (33 to 12, with 2 abstentions), 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/12

 

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

3

A/HRC/31/L.17

Adopted without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/13

 

Rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities

3

A/HRC/31/L.18

Adopted without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/14

 

The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights

3

A/HRC/31/L.19

Adopted without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/15

 

The right to work

3

A/HRC/31/L.32

Adopted without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/16

Freedom of religion or belief

3

A/HRC/31/L.35

Adopted without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/17

The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

4

A/HRC/31/L.5

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 6, with 14 abstentions), 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/18

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

4

A/HRC/31/L.25

Adopted without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/19

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

4

A/HRC/31/L.27

Adopted by a recorded vote (20 to 15, with 11 abstentions), 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/20

 

Situation of human rights in South Sudan

4

A/HRC/31/L.33

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/21

Human rights education and training

3

A/HRC/31/L.12

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/22

 

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

3

A/HRC/31/L.24/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 0, with 15 abstentions), 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/23

 

Promoting human rights through sport and the Olympic ideal

3

A/HRC/31/L.29

Adopted without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/24

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

4

A/HRC/31/L.30/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/25

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

7

A/HRC/31/L.31

Adopted by a recorded vote (31 to 0, with 16 abstentions), 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/26

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

9

A/HRC/31/L.34

Adopted without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/27

 

Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in Libya

10

A/HRC/31/L.20        

Adopted without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/28

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

10

A/HRC/31/L.22

Adopted without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/29

 

Strengthening technical cooperation and advisory services for Guinea

10

A/HRC/31/L.23                

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/30

 

Effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of all human rights

3

A/HRC/31/L.13/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (28 to 14, with 5 abstentions), 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/31

 

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: safeguards to prevent torture during police custody and pre-trial detention

3

A/HRC/31/L.26/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 64th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/32

 

Protecting human rights defenders, whether individuals, groups or organs of society, addressing economic, social and cultural rights

3

A/HRC/31/L.28

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (33 to 6, with 8 abstentions), 65th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/33

Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

7

A/HRC/31/L.36

Adopted without a vote, 66th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/34

 

Human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

7

A/HRC/31/L.37

Adopted by a recorded vote (42 to 0, with 5 abstentions), 66th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/35

 

Ensuring accountability and justice for all violations of international law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

7

A/HRC/31/L.38

Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 0, with 15 abstentions), 66th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/36

 

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

7

A/HRC/31/L.39

Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 0, with 15 abstentions), 66th meeting, 24 March 2016

31/37

The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests

3

A/HRC/31/L.21

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (31 to 5, with 10 abstentions), 66th meeting, 24 March 2016

DECISIONS

31/101

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Federated States of Micronesia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting, 16 March 2016

31/102

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Lebanon

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 43rd meeting
16 March 2016

31/103

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mauritania

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 43rd meeting, 16 March 2016

31/104

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Nauru

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 43rd meeting, 16 March 2016

31/105

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Rwanda

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 44th meeting, 16 March 2016

31/106

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Nepal

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 44th meeting, 16 March 2016

31/107

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Austria

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 44th meeting, 16 March 2016

31/108

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Australia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 17 March 2016

31/109

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Georgia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 17 March 2016

31/110

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Saint Lucia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 17 March 2016

31/111

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Oman

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 46th meeting, 17 March 2016

31/112

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Myanmar

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 46th meeting, 17 March 2016

31/113

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Saint Kitts and Nevis

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 46th meeting, 17 March 2016

31/114

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Sao Tome and Principe

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 49th meeting, 18 March 2016

31/115

High-level panel discussion on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Human Rights Council

3

A/HRC/31/L.2

Adopted without a vote, 62nd meeting, 23 March 2016

31/116

Commencement of the third cycle of the universal periodic review

6

A/HRC/31/L.4

Adopted without a vote, 63rd meeting, 23 March 2016

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT

PRST 31/1

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

10

A/HRC/31/L.40

Adopted as orally revised without a vote at the 64th meeting, 24 March 2016