45th 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 HRC45 Extranet (new users access).

RESOLUTIONS


Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken

45/1

Situation of human rights in Belarus in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election and in its aftermath

1

A/HRC/45/L.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (23 to 2, with 22 abstentions), 10th meeting, 18 September 2020

45/2

Strengthening cooperation and technical assistance in the field of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

2

A/HRC/45/L.55/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (14 to 7, with 26 abstentions), 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/3

Enforced or involuntary disappearances

3

A/HRC/45/L.19

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/4

Mandate of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

3

A/HRC/45/L.21

Adopted by a recorded vote (22 to 15, with 10 abstentions), 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/5

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

3

A/HRC/45/L.22

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 15, with 5 abstentions), 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/6

The right to development

3

A/HRC/45/L.23

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 13, with 7 abstentions), 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/7

Local government and human rights

3

A/HRC/45/L.27

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/8

The human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

3

A/HRC/45/L.28/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/9

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

3

A/HRC/45/L.29

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/10

Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence

3

A/HRC/45/L.31

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/11

Terrorism and human rights

3

A/HRC/45/L.33

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/12

Human rights and indigenous peoples

3

A/HRC/45/L.34

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/13

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

3

A/HRC/45/L.35

Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/14

Eliminating inequality within and among States for the realization of human rights

3

A/HRC/45/L.37

Adopted by a recorded vote (25 to 8, with 14 abstentions), 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/15

Situation of human rights in Yemen

2

A/HRC/45/L.25

Adopted by a recorded vote (22 to 12, with 12 abstentions), 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/16

Mandate of the open-ended intergovernmental working group to elaborate the content of an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies

3

A/HRC/45/L.39

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/17

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes

3

A/HRC/45/L.41

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/18

The safety of journalists

3

A/HRC/45/L.42/Rev.1

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/19

Situation of human rights in Burundi

4

A/HRC/45/L.36/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (24 to 6, with 17 abstentions), 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/20

Situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

4

A/HRC/45/L.43/Rev.1

Adopted by a recorded vote (22 to 3, with 22 abstentions), 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/21

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic

4

A/HRC/45/L.45

Adopted by a recorded vote (27 to 1, with 19 abstentions), 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/22

National human rights institutions

8

A/HRC/45/L.20

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/23

Commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

9

A/HRC/45/L.44  (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/24

Mandate of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent

9

A/HRC/45/L.47 (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/25

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

10

A/HRC/45/L.40 (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/26

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

10

A/HRC/45/L.51

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/27

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

10

A/HRC/45/L.52

Adopted without a vote, 37th meeting, 6 October 2020

45/28

Promoting and protecting the human rights of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situations on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000)

3

A/HRC/45/L.24/Rev.1 (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 38th meeting, 7 October 2020

45/29

Promoting, protecting and respecting women’s and girls’ full enjoyment of human rights in humanitarian situations

3

A/HRC/45/L.46/Rev.1 (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised  without a vote, 38th meeting, 7 October 2020

45/30

Rights of the child: realizing the rights of the child through a healthy environment

3

A/HRC/45/L.48/Rev.1 (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 38th meeting, 7 October 2020

45/31

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

5

A/HRC/45/L.32 (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (32 to 3, with 11 abstentions), 38th meeting, 7 October 2020

45/32

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

10

A/HRC/45/L.26

Adopted without a vote, 38th meeting, 7 October 2020

45/33

Technical cooperation and capacity building for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines

10

A/HRC/45/L.38 (as orally revised)

Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 38th meeting, 7 October 2020

45/34

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/45/L.53

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 7 October 2020

45/35

Technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Central African Republic

10

A/HRC/45/L.54

Adopted without a vote, 39th meeting, 7 October 2020

N/A

People-centred approaches in promoting and protecting human rights

3

A/HRC/45/L.49

Withdrawn by sponsors on 7 October 2020

N/A

Elimination of discrimination against women and girls in sport

3

A/HRC/45/L.56

Withdrawn by sponsor on 30 September 2020

DECISIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken
45/101 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Kyrgyzstan6N/AAdopted without a vote, 22nd meeting, 28 September 2020
45/102 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Guinea6N/AAdopted without a vote, 22nd meeting, 28 September 2020
45/103 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Lao People’s Democratic Republic6N/AAdopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 28 September 2020
45/104 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Lesotho6N/AAdopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 28 September 2020
45/105 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Kenya6N/AAdopted without a vote, 23rd meeting, 28 September 2020
45/106 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Armenia6N/AAdopted without a vote, 24th meeting, 28 September 2020
45/107 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Sweden6N/AAdopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 September 2020
45/108 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Grenada6N/AAdopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 September 2020
45/109 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Turkey6N/AAdopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 September 2020
45/110 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Kiribati6N/AAdopted without a vote, 25th meeting, 29 September 2020
45/111 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Guinea-Bissau6N/AAdopted without a vote, 34th meeting, 5 October 2020
45/112 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Guyana6N/AAdopted without a vote, 34th meeting, 5 October 2020
45/113 Postponement of the implementation of certain activities mandated by the Human Rights Council 1A/HRC/45/L.50 Adopted without a vote, 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENTS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken
PRST 45/1 Report of the Advisory Committee1A/HRC/45/L.30Adopted at the 36th meeting, 6 October 2020

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