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Overview of the mandate


Human Rights Council


Session Symbol Title Documents
18th A/HRC/RES/18/11 Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes E F S A C R
12th A/HRC/RES/12/18
The adverse effects of the movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S A C R
9th A/HRC/RES/9/1 Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F R S C A

In addition, the Commission on Human Rights issued the following resolutions regarding the mandate of the Special Rapporteur:

Session Symbol Title Documents
61st E/CN.4/RES/2005/15 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
60th E/CN.4/RES/2004/17 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
59th E/CN.4/RES/2003/20 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
58th E/CN.4/RES/2002/27 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
57th E/CN.4/RES/2001/35 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
56th E/CN.4/RES/2000/72 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
55th E/CN.4/RES/1999/23 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
54th E/CN.4/RES/1998/12 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human right E F S
53rd E/CN.4/RES/1997/9 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights E F S
52nd E/CN.4/RES/1996/14 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human right E F S
51st E/CN.4/RES/1995/81 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human right E F S

The mandate was extended for a period of three years by the Commission on Human Rights resolution 2004/17. The Commission on Human Rights was replaced by the Human Rights Council by the General Assembly Resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006. The Human Rights Council extended all the mandates by its resolution 5/1.

Resolutions of the General Assembly


Session Symbol Title Documents
58th A/RES/58/40 Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes E F S A C R
56th A/RES/56/24 L Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes E F S A C R
54th A/RES/54/54 C Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes E F S A C R
53rd A/RES/53/77 C Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes E F S A C R
52nd A/RES/52/38 I Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes E F S A C R
51st A/RES/51/45 J Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes E F S A C R
46th A/RES/46/126 Human rights and scientific and technological progress E F S A C R
45th A/RES/45/13 Co-operation between the United Nations and the Organization of African Unity E F S A C R
44th A/RES/44/226 Traffic in and disposal, control and transboundary movements of toxic and dangerous products and wastes E F S A C R
43rd A/RES/43/212 Responsibility of States for the protection of the environment E F S A C R
43rd A/RES/43/75 T Dumping of radioactive wastes E
42nd A/RES/42/183 Traffic in toxic and dangerous products and wastes E F S A C R