44th session of the Human Rights Council: Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements

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Resolutions, decisions and President’s statements

Document links to the adopted texts in the first column below will work once the documents have been processed, translated 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 HRC44 Extranet (new users access).

RESOLUTIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken
44/1 Situation of human rights in Eritrea2 A/HRC/44/L.8Adopted by a recorded vote (24 to 10, with 13 abstentions), 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/2 The central role of the State in responding to pandemics and other health emergencies, and the socioeconomic consequences thereof in advancing sustainable development and the realization of all human rights2 A/HRC/44/L.23/Rev.1Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/3 The right to education3 A/HRC/44/L.1Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/4 Trafficking in persons, especially women and children: strengthening human rights through enhanced protection, support and empowerment of victims of trafficking, especially women and children3 A/HRC/44/L.2Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/5 Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions3 A/HRC/44/L.3Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/6 Elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members3 A/HRC/44/L.4Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/7 Human rights and climate change3 A/HRC/44/L.5Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/8 Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers3 A/HRC/44/L.6Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/9 Independence and impartiality of the judiciary, jurors and assessors, and the independence of lawyers3 A/HRC/44/L.7Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/10 Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities3 A/HRC/44/L.13Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/11 Mandate of the Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity3 A/HRC/44/L.15Adopted by a recorded vote (31 to 15, with 1 abstention), 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/12 Freedom of opinion and expression3 A/HRC/44/L.18/Rev.1Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/13 Extreme poverty and human rights 3 A/HRC/44/L.19Adopted without a vote, 27th meeting, 16 July 2020
 44/14 Fifteenth anniversary of the responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, as enshrined in the 2005 World Summit Outcome3 A/HRC/44/L.12Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (32 to 1, with 14 abstentions), 28th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/15 Business and human rights: the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, and improving accountability and access to remedy3 A/HRC/44/L.14Adopted without a vote, 28th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/16 Elimination of female genital mutilation 3 A/HRC/44/L.20Adopted without a vote, 28th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/17 Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and girls3 A/HRC/44/L.21Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 28th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/18 Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights3 A/HRC/44/L.22Adopted by a recorded vote (30 to 15, with 2 abstentions), 28th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/19 Situation of human rights in Belarus4 A/HRC/44/L.9Adopted by a recorded vote (22 to 5, with 20 abstentions), 28th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/20 The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests3 A/HRC/44/L.11Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 29th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/21 Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic4 A/HRC/44/L.10Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (28 to 2, with 17 abstentions), 29th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/22 The Social Forum5 A/HRC/44/L.16Adopted without a vote, 29th meeting, 17 July 2020
 44/23 Contribution of respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms to achieving the purposes and upholding the principles of the Charter of the United Nations8
A/HRC/44/L.17/Rev.1Adopted by a recorded vote (41 to 0, with 6 abstentions), 29th meeting, 17 July 2020

DECISIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken
44/101 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Spain6N/AAdopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 16 July 2020
44/102 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Kuwait6N/AAdopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 16 July 2020

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