40th 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), are available on the HRC40 Extranet (New users access).

RESOLUTIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

40/1

Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

2

A/HRC/40/L.1

Adopted without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/2

Promotion and protection of human rights in Nicaragua

2

A/HRC/40/L.8

Adopted by a recorded vote (23 to 3, with 21 abstentions), 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/3

The negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights

3

A/HRC/40/L.5

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 15, with 5 abstentions), 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/4

The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation

3

A/HRC/40/L.9

Adopted by a recorded vote (31 to 2, with 14 abstentions), 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/5

Elimination of discrimination against women and girls in sport

3

A/HRC/40/L.10/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/6

Promotion of the enjoyment of the cultural rights of everyone and respect for cultural diversity

3

A/HRC/40/L.11

Adopted without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/7

The right to food

3

A/HRC/40/L.12

Adopted without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/8

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/40/L.13

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 14, with 6 abstentions), 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019)

40/9

Human rights, democracy and the rule of law

3

A/HRC/40/L.14

Adopted without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/10

Freedom of religion or belief

3

A/HRC/40/L.17

Adopted without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/11

Recognizing the contribution of environmental human rights defenders to the enjoyment of human rights, environmental protection and sustainable development

3

A/HRC/40/L.22/Rev.1

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/12

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

3

A/HRC/40/L.23

Adopted without a vote, 52nd meeting, 21 March 2019

40/13

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

2

A/HRC/40/L.25

Adopted by a recorded vote (23 to 8, with 15 abstentions) 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/14

Rights of the child: empowering children with disabilities for the enjoyment of their human rights, including through inclusive education

3

A/HRC/40/L.20/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/15

Thirtieth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

3

A/HRC/40/L.21

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/16

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

3

A/HRC/40/L.29

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/17

The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic

4

A/HRC/40/L.7

Adopted by a recorded vote (28 to 5, with 14 abstentions), 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/18

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

4

A/HRC/40/L.15

Adopted by a recorded vote (22 to 7, with 18 abstentions), 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/19

Situation of human rights in South Sudan

4

A/HRC/40/L.16/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/20

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

4

A/HRC/40/L.18

Adopted without a vote, 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/21

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

7

A/HRC/40/L.4

Adopted by a recorded vote (26 to 16, with 5 abstentions), 53rd meeting, 22 March 2019

40/22

Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

7

A/HRC/40/L.26

Adopted by a recorded vote (41 to 3, with 2 abstentions), 54th meeting, 22 March 2019

40/23

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

7

A/HRC/40/L.27

Adopted by a recorded vote (39 to 3, with 5 abstentions), 54th meeting, 22 March 2019

40/24

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

7

A/HRC/40/L.28

Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 5, with 10 abstentions), 54th meeting, 22 March 2019

40/25

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

9

A/HRC/40/L.3

Adopted without a vote, 55th meeting, 22 March 2019

40/26

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/40/L.2

Adopted without a vote, 55th meeting, 22 March 2019

40/27

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

10

A/HRC/40/L.6/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 55th meeting, 22 March 2019

40/28

Cooperation with Georgia

10

A/HRC/40/L.24

Adopted by a recorded vote (19 to 3, with 25 abstentions), 55th meeting, 22 March 2019

40/29

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

4

A/HRC/40/L.19

Adopted by a recorded vote (37 to 3, with 7 abstentions), 55th meeting, 22 March 2019

DECISIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

40/101

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Saudi Arabia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 35th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/102

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Senegal

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 35th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/103

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Congo

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 35th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/104

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Nigeria

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 35th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/105

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mexico

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/106

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mauritius

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/107

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Jordan

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/108

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Malaysia

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/109

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Central African Republic

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/110

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Monaco

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 14 March 2019

40/111

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Belize

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 15 March 2019

40/112

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Chad

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 15 March 2019

40/113

Outcome of the universal periodic review: China

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 15 March 2019

40/114

Outcome of the universal periodic review: Malta

6

N/A

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 15 March 2019

PRESIDENT’S STATEMENTS

No President’s statements were adopted at this session.

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Yes