37th session of the Human Rights Council (26 February to 23 March 2018)

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Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements

The final adopted texts can be accessed in all six official languages of the United Nations in the first column below and also on the Official Document System (ODS). To search for final adopted texts on ODS, enter the final number in the search field, preceded by A/HRC/RES for resolutions, A/HRC/DEC for decisions or A/HRC/PRST for President’s statements.

More information about the consideration of each draft proposal, including any oral revisions, amendments, statements of programme budget implications or detailed voting results (as applicable), can be found on the HRC37 Extranet (New users access).

RESOLUTIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

37/1

The deteriorating situation of human rights in Eastern Ghouta, in the Syrian Arab Republic

1

A/HRC/37/L.1

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (29 to 4, with 14 abstentions), 16th meeting, 5 March 2018

37/2

The right to privacy in the digital age

3

A/HRC/37/L.10

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/3

Integrity of the judicial system

3

A/HRC/37/L.11/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (23 to 2, with 22 abstentions), 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/4

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/37/L.12

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/5

Mandate of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

3

A/HRC/37/L.13

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/6

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

3

A/HRC/37/L.15

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/7

Promoting human rights and Sustainable Development Goals through transparent, accountable and efficient public services delivery

3

A/HRC/37/L.16

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/8

Human rights and the environment

3

A/HRC/37/L.19

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/9

Freedom of religion or belief

3

A/HRC/37/L.20

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/10

The right to food

3

A/HRC/37/L.21

Adopted by a recorded vote (46 to 1, with no abstentions), 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/11

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/37/L.22

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 16, with 4 abstentions), 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/12

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights

3

A/HRC/37/L.23

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/13

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

3

A/HRC/37/L.24

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/14

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

3

A/HRC/37/L.25

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/15

High-level intersessional discussion celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela

3

A/HRC/37/L.26

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/16

Right to work

3

A/HRC/37/L.28

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/17

Cultural rights and the protection of cultural heritage

3

A/HRC/37/L.30

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2018

37/18

Promoting human rights through sport and the Olympic ideal

3

A/HRC/37/L.31

Adopted without a vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/19

The negative impact of corruption on the right to be free from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

3

A/HRC/37/L.32

Adopted without d vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2019

37/20

Rights of the child: protection of the rights of the child in humanitarian situations

3

A/HRC/37/L.33

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/21

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

3

A/HRC/37/L.34

Adopted by a recorded vote (28 to 15, with 3 abstentions), 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/22

Equality and non-discrimination of persons with disabilities and the right of persons with disabilities to access to justice

3

A/HRC/37/L.35

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/23

Promoting mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights

3

A/HRC/37/L.36

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (28 to 1, with 17 abstentions), 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/24

Promotion and protection of human rights and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

3

A/HRC/37/L.37

Adopted without a vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/25

The need for an integrated approach to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for the full realization of human rights, focusing holistically on the means of implementation

3

A/HRC/37/L.42

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/26

Prevention of genocide

3

A/HRC/37/L.44

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/27

Terrorism and human rights

3

A/HRC/37/L.50/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 54th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/28

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

4

A/HRC/37/L.29

Adopted without a vote, 55th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/29

The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

4

A/HRC/37/L.38

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 4, with 16 abstentions), 55th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/30

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

4

A/HRC/37/L.39

Adopted by a recorded vote (21 to 7, with 19 abstentions), 55th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/31

Situation of human rights in South Sudan

4

A/HRC/37/L.40

Adopted without a vote, 55th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/32

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

4

A/HRC/37/L.43

Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 5, with 10 abstentions), 55th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/33

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

7

A/HRC/37/L.18

Adopted by a recorded vote (25 to 14, with 7 abstentions), 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/34

Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

7

A/HRC/37/L.46

Adopted by a recorded vote (43 to 2, with 1 abstention), 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/35

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

7

A/HRC/37/L.47

Adopted by a recorded vote (41 to 3, with 2 abstentions), 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/36

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

7

A/HRC/37/L.48

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (34 to 4, with 8 abstentions), 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/37

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

7

A/HRC/37/L.49

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (27 to 4, with 15 abstentions), 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/38

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

9

A/HRC/37/L.17

Adopted without a vote, 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/39

Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités dans le domaine des droits de l'homme au Mali [Technical assistance and capacity-building for Mali in the field of human rights]

10

A/HRC/37/L.14

Adopted without a vote, 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/40

Cooperation with Georgia

10

A/HRC/37/L.27

Adopted by a recorded vote (19 to 5, with 23 abstentions), 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/41

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

10

A/HRC/37/L.45

Adopted without a vote, 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

37/42

Contribution to the implementation of the joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem with regard to human rights

3

A/HRC/37/L.41

Adopted as orally revised and amended by a recorded vote (26 to 10, with 11 abstentions), 56th meeting, 23 March 2018

DECISIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

37/101

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Czechia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/102

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Argentina

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/103

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Gabon

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/104

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Ghana

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/105

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Peru

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/106

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Guatemala

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/107

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Switzerland

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/108

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Republic of Korea

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 15 March 2018

37/109

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Benin

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 40th meeting, 19 March 2018

37/110

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Pakistan

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 19 March 2018

37/111

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Zambia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 19 March 2018

37/112

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Japan

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 19 March 2018

37/113

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Ukraine

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 19 March 2018

37/114

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Sri Lanka

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 42nd meeting, 19 March 2018

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENTS

No President’s statements were adopted at this session.

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