38th session of the Human Rights Council

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Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements

Please note that the final adopted texts (first column) will be made available as soon as they have been translated, processed and released in all six official languages of the United Nations 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 HRC38 Extranet (New users access).

RESOLUTIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

38/1

Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and girls

3

A/HRC/38/L.1/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 36th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/2

Human rights and international solidarity

3

A/HRC/38/L.3

Adopted by a recorded vote (31 to 14, with 1 abstention), 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/3

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

3

A/HRC/38/L.4

Adopted by a recorded vote (28 to 14, with 3 abstentions), 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/4

Human rights and climate change

3

A/HRC/38/L.5

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/5

Accelerating efforts to eliminate violence against women and girls: preventing and responding to violence against women and girls in digital contexts

3

A/HRC/38/L.6

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/6

Élimination des mutilations génitales féminines [Elimination of female genital mutilation]

3

A/HRC/38/L.9

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/7

The promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet

3

A/HRC/38/L.10/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/8

Human rights in the context of HIV and AIDS

3

A/HRC/38/L.12

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/9

The right to education: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 8/4

3

A/HRC/38/L.13

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/10

Human rights and the regulation of civilian acquisition, possession and use of firearms

3

A/HRC/38/L.14

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 5 July 2018

38/11

The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests

3

A/HRC/38/L.16

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 38th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/12

Civil society space: engagement with international and regional organizations

3

A/HRC/38/L.17/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (35 to 0, with 11 abstentions), 38th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/13

Business and human rights: improving accountability and access to remedy

3

A/HRC/38/L.18

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/14

Situation of human rights in Belarus

4

A/HRC/38/L.7

Adopted by a recorded vote (19 to 6, with 21 abstentions), 38th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/15

Situation of human rights in Eritrea

4

A/HRC/38/L.15/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/16

The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

4

A/HRC/38/L.20

Adopted by a recorded vote (26 to 5, with 15 abstentions), 39th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/17

The Social Forum

5

A/HRC/38/L.2

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/18

The contribution of the Human Rights Council to the prevention of human rights violations

5

A/HRC/38/L.19/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (28 to 9, with 8 abstentions), 39th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/19

The incompatibility between democracy and racism

9

A/HRC/38/L.11

Adopted without a vote, 40th meeting, 6 July 2018

38/20

Assistance technique à la République démocratique du Congo et établissement des responsabilités concernant les événements dans la région du Kasaï
[Technical assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and accountability concerning the events in the Kasai region]

10

A/HRC/38/L.8

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 40th meeting, 6 July 2018

N/A

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

10

A/HRC/38/L.21

Withdrawn by the sponsor on 6 July 2018

N/A

Technical assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and follow-up to the report of the team of international experts on the Kasai regions

2

A/HRC/38/L.22

Withdrawn by the sponsor on 5 July 2018

DECISIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

38/101

Outcome of the universal periodic review: France

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 22nd meeting, 28 June 2018

38/102

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Tonga

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 28 June 2018

38/103

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Romania

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 28 June 2018

38/104

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mali

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 28 June 2018

38/105

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Botswana

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 28 June 2018

38/106

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Bahamas

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting; 28 June 2018

38/107

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Burundi

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 28 June 2018

38/108

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Luxembourg

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 June 2018

38/109

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Barbados

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 June 2018

38/110

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Montenegro

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 June 2018

38/111

Outcome of the universal periodic review: United Arab Emirates

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 June 2018

38/112

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Israel

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 26th meeting, 29 June 2018

38/113

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Liechtenstein

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 26th meeting, 29 June 2018

38/114

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Serbia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 26th meeting, 29 June 2018

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENTS

No President’s statements were adopted at this session.

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