48th 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 HRC48 Extranet.

RESOLUTIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken
48/1 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan2A/HRC/48/L.24/Rev.1 (as orally revised)Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (28 to 5, with 14 abstentions), 41st meeting, 7 October 2021
48/2 Equal participation in political and public affairs3 A/HRC/48/L.4/Rev.1 Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 7 October 2021
48/3 Human rights of older persons3
A/HRC/48/L.5/Rev.1 Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 7 October 2021
48/4 Right to privacy in the digital age3 A/HRC/48/L.9/Rev.1 Adopted without a vote, 41st meeting, 7 October 2021
48/5 The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination3 A/HRC/48/L.12 Adopted by a recorded vote (29 to 14, with 4 abstentions), 41st meeting, 7 October 2021
48/6 Child, early and forced marriage in times of crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic3 A/HRC/48/L.7/Rev.1 (as orally revised) Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 42nd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/7 Negative impact of the legacies of colonialism on the enjoyment of human rights3 A/HRC/48/L.8 (as orally revised and amended) Adopted as orally revised and amended by a recorded vote (27 to 0, with 20 abstentions), 42nd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/8 Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order3 A/HRC/48/L.13 Adopted by a recorded vote (30 to 14, with 3 abstentions), 42nd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/9 Question of the death penalty3 A/HRC/48/L.17/Rev.1 Adopted by a recorded vote (29 to 12, with 5 abstentions), 42nd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/10 The right to development3 A/HRC/48/L.18 Adopted by a recorded vote (29 to 13, with 5 abstentions), 43rd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/11 Human rights and indigenous peoples3 A/HRC/48/L.22 Adopted without a vote, 43rd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/12 Human rights implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people3 A/HRC/48/L.26/Rev.1 Adopted without a vote, 43rd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/13 The human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment3 A/HRC/48/L.23/Rev.1 (as orally revised) Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (43 to 0, with 4 abstentions), 43rd meeting, 8 October 2021
48/14 Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change3 A/HRC/48/L.27 (as orally revised) Adopted as orally revised by a recorded vote (42 to 1, with 4 abstentions), 44th meeting, 8 October 2021
48/15 Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic4 A/HRC/48/L.10 Adopted by a recorded vote (23 to 7, with 17 abstentions), 44th meeting, 8 October 2021
48/16 Situation of human rights in Burundi4 A/HRC/48/L.19/Rev.1 Adopted by a recorded vote (21 to 15, with 11 abstentions), 44th meeting, 8 October 2021
48/17 Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights5 A/HRC/48/L.21/Rev.1 (as orally revised) Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 44th meeting, 8 October 2021
48/18 From rhetoric to reality: a global call for concrete action against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance9 A/HRC/48/L.3/Rev.1 Adopted by a recorded vote (32 to 10, with 5 abstentions), 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
48/19 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/48/L.1 Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
48/20 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/48/L.2 (as orally revised) Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
48/21 Technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights10 A/HRC/48/L.6 Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
48/22 Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights10 A/HRC/48/L.15/Rev.1 Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
48/23 Advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia10 A/HRC/48/L.16 (as orally revised) Adopted as orally revised without a vote, 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
48/24 Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights10 A/HRC/48/L.20/Rev.1 Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
48/25 Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in Libya10 A/HRC/48/L.25 Adopted without a vote, 45th meeting, 11 October 2021
N/A Situation of human rights in Yemen2 A/HRC/48/L.11 Rejected by a recorded vote (18 to 21, with 7 abstentions), 41st meeting, 7 October 2021
N/A Realizing a better life for everyone3 A/HRC/48/L.14 Withdrawn by sponsor on 8 October 2021

DECISIONS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken
48/101 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Namibia6N/AAdopted without a vote, 28th meeting, 30 September 2021
48/102 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Niger6N/AAdopted without a vote, 28th meeting, 30 September 2021
48/103 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Mozambique6N/AAdopted without a vote, 29th meeting, 30 September 2021
48/104 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Estonia 6N/AAdopted without a vote, 29th meeting, 30 September 2021
48/105 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Belgium6N/AAdopted without a vote, 29th meeting, 30 September 2021
48/106 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Paraguay6N/AAdopted without a vote, 29th meeting, 30 September 2021
48/107 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Denmark6N/AAdopted without a vote, 30th meeting, 1 October 2021
48/108 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Somalia6N/AAdopted without a vote, 30th meeting, 1 October 2021
48/109 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Palau6N/AAdopted without a vote, 30th meeting, 1 October 2021
48/110 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Solomon Islands6N/AAdopted without a vote, 30th meeting, 1 October 2021
48/111 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Seychelles6N/AAdopted without a vote, 31st meeting, 1 October 2021
48/112 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Latvia6N/AAdopted without a vote, 31st meeting, 1 October 2021
48/113 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Singapore6N/AAdopted without a vote, 31st meeting, 1 October 2021
48/114 Outcome of the universal periodic review: Sierra Leone6N/AAdopted without a vote, 31st meeting, 1 October 2021

PRESIDENT'S STATEMENTS

Adopted text Title Item Draft Action taken
PRST 48/1 Reports of the Advisory Committee1A/HRC/48/L.28Adopted at the 41st meeting, 7 October 2021

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