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Resolutions and decisions on the mandate

Resolutions and decisions on the mandate

Resolutions and decisions of the Human Rights Council

Session

Symbol

Title

25th session 2013
A/HRC/RES/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
25th session 2013
A/HRC/RES/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

23rd session 2013

A/HRC/RES/23/11 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

22nd session 2013

A/HRC/RES/22/12 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
20th session
2012
A/HRC/RES/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
17th session
2011
A/HRC/RES/17/7 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

16th session
2011

A/HRC/RES/16/14 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

14th session
2010

A/HRC/RES/14/4 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

12th session
2009

A/HRC/DEC/12/119 The effects of foreign debt and other related international financial 2009 obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

11th session
2009

A/HRC/RES/11/5 The effects of foreign debt and other related international financial 2009 obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

7th session
2008

A/HRC/RES/7/4

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

5th session
2007

A/HRC/RES/5/1

Institution-building of the United Nations Human Rights Council

2nd session
2006

A/HRC/DEC/2/109

Effects of economic reform policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights

Between 1997 and 2005, the Commission recalled the mandate of the Independent Expert in several resolutions.

Resolutions and decisions of the Commission on Human Rights

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Session

Symbol

Title

61st session
2005

E/CN.4/RES/2005/19

Effects of economic reform policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights

60th session
2004

E/CN.4/RES/2004/18

Effects of structural adjustment policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

59th session
2003

E/CN.4/RES/2003/21

Effects of structural adjustment policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

58th session
2002

E/CN.4/RES/2002/29

Effects of structural adjustment policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

57th session
2001

E/CN.4/RES/2001/27

Effects of structural adjustment policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

56th session
2000

E/CN.4/RES/2000/82

Effects of structural adjustment policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

55th session
1999

E/CN.4/DEC/1999/104

Effects of structural adjustment policies on the full enjoyment of human rights

55th session
1999

E/CN.4/RES/1999/22

Effects of the full enjoyment of human rights of the economic adjustment policies arising from foreign debt and, in particular, on the implementation of the Declaration on the Right to Development

54th session
1998

E/CN.4/DEC/1998/102

Effects of structural adjustment policies on the full enjoyment of human rights

54th session
1998

E/CN.4/RES/1998/24

Effects on the full enjoyment of human rights of the economic adjustment policies arising from foreign debt and, in particular, on the implementation of the Declaration on the Right to Development

53rd session
1997

E/CN.4/DEC/1997/103

Effects of structural adjustment policies on the full enjoyment of human rights

In June 2006, the Commission on Human Rights was replaced by the Human Rights Council pursuant to the General Assembly resolution 60/251. On 18 June 2007, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution 5/1 which extended the mandate. The Council also adopted resolution 5/2, containing a Code of Conduct for special procedures mandate holders.

Information from treaty bodies relevant to the mandate

The human rights treaty bodies are committees of independent experts that monitor implementation of the core international human rights treaties. They are created in accordance with the provisions of the treaty that they monitor. In their Concluding Observations on State reports, the treaty bodies have included information which falls under the mandate of the Independent Expert. Please click here for information on how the treaty bodies have addressed issues related to foreign debt, economic reform policies, and the policies and programmes of international financial institutions in their work. Please click here for a selection of State reports to treaty bodies which have included information on how debt servicing and other financial obligations and economic programmes can impact the realization of human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights.