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Secretary-General Report to the Human Rights Council (45th session)

In its decision 18/117 adopted on 28 September 2011, the Human Rights Council requested “the Secretary-General to continue to submit to the Human Rights Council, in consultation with Governments, specialized agencies and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, a yearly supplement to his quinquennial report on capital punishment and the implementation of the safeguards guaranteeing protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty, paying special attention to the imposition of the death penalty on persons younger than 18 years of age at the time of the offence, on pregnant women and on persons with mental or intellectual disabilities.” Furthermore, in its resolution 22/11, adopted on 21 March 2013, the Human Rights Council decided that “the yearly supplement to the quinquennial report of the Secretary-General on the question of the death penalty will continue to inform” on the matter of “the human rights of children of parents sentenced to the death penalty or executed”.

Read the report - A/HRC/45/20

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Secretary-General report to the General Assembly (75th session)

Paragraph 11 of resolution 73/175 on “moratorium on the use of the death penalty”, adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 2018, requests the Secretary-General “to report to the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session on the implementation of the present resolution”.

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