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Core Documents

Guiding Principles on extreme poverty and human rights
The Guiding Principles have now been published in a full-colour, user-friendly booklet.
The publications are available in ArabicEnglish, French, and Spanish.

Reports

Final draft of the guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights, submitted by the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona (A/HRC/21/39)

Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - Analytical compilation of the submissions received in writing and made at the consultation on the progress report on the draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights (A/HRC/19/32)

Report of the independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty, Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, on the draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights (A/HRC/15/41)

Draft Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights: the rights of the poor: A Technical Review, 2009

Draft Guiding Principles on ‘Extreme Poverty and Human Rights: the Rights of the Poor’ Background paper on views and comments of States and other relevantstakeholders, January 2009

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights: the rights of the poor: Summarising the replies and contributions received by the secretariat on the draft guiding principles, February 2008

‘Implementation of existing human rights norms and standards in the context of the fight against extreme poverty’ - Final report submitted by José Bengoa, coordinator of the ad hoc group of experts, June 2006


Resolutions/decisions

2011 Human Rights Council Resolution 17/13: Extreme poverty and human rights

2009 Human Rights Council Resolution 12/19: Draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights

2008 Human Rights Council Resolution 7/27: Human rights and extreme poverty

2006 Human Rights Council Resolution 2/2: Human rights and extreme poverty