The negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of all human rights

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Background

At its thirty-fourth session in March 2017, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution 34/8 in which it requested the Advisory Committee to conduct a study and prepare a report on the negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms, with a particular focus on economic, social and cultural rights, including as a result of diverting foreign direct investment, reducing capital inflows, destroying infrastructure, limiting foreign trade, disturbing financial markets, negatively affecting certain economic sectors and impeding economic growth, and to recommend actions to be taken by Governments, United Nations human rights mechanisms, regional and international organizations and civil society organizations in this regard, and to present the report to the Human Rights Council at its thirty-ninth session (September 2018).

Drafting group

The current members of the drafting group are:

  • Buhm-Suk Baek
  • Lazhari Bouzid
  • Alessio Bruni (Chair)
  • Milena Costas Trascasas
  • Iurii Alexandrovich Kolesnikov
  • José Augusto Lindgren Alves
  • Xinsheng Liu
  • Ajai Malhotra
  • Mona Omar (Rapporteur)
  • Elizabeth Salmón
  • Patrycja Sasnal

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