39th 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 HRC39 Extranet (New users access).

RESOLUTIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

39/1

Promotion and protection of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

2

A/HRC/39/L.1/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (23 to 7, with 17 abstentions), 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/2

Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar

2

A/HRC/39/L.22

Adopted by a recorded vote (35 to 3, with 7 abstentions), 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/3

World Programme for Human Rights Education

3

A/HRC/39/L.2

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/4

Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

3

A/HRC/39/L.5

Adopted by a recorded vote (28 to 14, with 5 abstentions), 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/5

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

3

A/HRC/39/L.6

Adopted by a recorded vote (30 to 15, with 2 abstentions), 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/6

The safety of journalists

3

A/HRC/39/L.7

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/7

Local government and human rights

3

A/HRC/39/L.8

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/8

The human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

3

A/HRC/39/L.11

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (44 to 1, with 2 abstentions), 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/9

The right to development

3

A/HRC/39/L.12

Adopted by a recorded vote (30 to 12, with 5 abstentions), 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/10

Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights in humanitarian settings

3

A/HRC/39/L.13/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

39/11

Equal participation in political and public affairs

3

A/HRC/39/L.14/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 40th meeting, 28 September 2018

39/12

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas

3

A/HRC/39/L.16

Adopted by a recorded vote (33 to 3, with 11 abstentions), 40th meeting, 28 September 2018

39/13

Human rights and indigenous peoples

3

A/HRC/39/L.18/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 40th meeting, 28 September 2018

39/14

Situation of human rights in Burundi

4

A/HRC/39/L.15/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (23 to 7, with 17 abstentions), 40th meeting, 28 September 2018

39/15

The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

4

A/HRC/39/L.20

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 4, with 16 abstentions), 40th meeting, 28 September 2018

39/16

Human rights situation in Yemen

2

A/HRC/39/L.21

Adopted by a recorded vote (21 to 8, with 18 abstentions), 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

39/17

National human rights institutions

8

A/HRC/39/L.19/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

39/18

Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/39/L.3

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

39/19

Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités dans le domaine des droits de l’homme en République centrafricaine
[Technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Central African Republic]

10

A/HRC/39/L.9

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

39/20

Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités dans le domaine des droits de l’homme en République démocratique du Congo
[Technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo]

10

A/HRC/39/L.10

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

39/21

Technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/39/L.23

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

39/22

Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in the Sudan

10

A/HRC/39/L.24/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

39/23

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/39/L.17

Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 28 September 2018

DECISIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

39/101

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Turkmenistan

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 20 September 2018

39/102

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Burkina Faso

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 20 September 2018

39/103

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Cabo Verde

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 20 September 2018

39/104

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Germany

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 20 September 2018

39/105

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Azerbaijan

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 20 September 2018

39/106

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Tuvalu

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 20 September 2018

39/107

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Colombia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 20 September 2018

39/108

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Djibouti

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 20 September 2018

39/109

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Cameroon

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 20 September 2018

39/110

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Bangladesh

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 20 September 2018

39/111

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Uzbekistan

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 20 September 2018

39/112

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Canada

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 26th meeting, 21 September 2018

39/113

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Cuba

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 26th meeting, 21 September 2018

39/114

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Russian Federation

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 26th meeting, 21 September 2018

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENTS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

PRST 39/1

Reports of the Advisory Committee

1

A/HRC/39/L.4

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 27 September 2018

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