Resolutions and decisions on the mandate of  the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

The following tables list the resolutions and decisions of the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly concerning the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders.

Session

Symbol

Title

43rd session of the HRC
2020

A/HRC/RES/43/16

A/HRC/DEC/43/115

Renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

Extension of mandates and mandated activities

40th session of the HRC
2019

A/HRC/RES/40/11

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

38th session of the HRC
2018

A/HRC/38/L.17/Rev.1

Civil society space: engagement with international and regional organizations

34th session of HRC
2017

A/HRC/RES/34/5

Renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

32nd session of HRC
2016

A/HRC/32/L. 29

Civil society space

31st session of HRC
2016

A/HRC/RES/31/32

Protecting human rights defenders, whether individuals, groups or organs of society, addressing economic, social and cultural rights

27th session of HRC
2014

A/HRC/RES/27/31

Civil society space

25th session of HRC
2014

A/HRC/RES/25/18

Renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

24th session of HRC
2013

A/HRC/RES/24/24

Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights

22nd session of HRC
2013

A/HRC/RES/22/6

Protecting human rights defenders

18th session of HRC
2011

A/HRC/18/18

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

16th session of HRC
2011

A/HRC/RES/16/5

Renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

13th session of HRC
2010

A/HRC/RES/13/13

Protection of human rights defenders

12th session of HRC
2009

A/HRC/RES/12/2

Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights

7th session of HRC
2008

A/HRC/RES/7/8

Renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders


Resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly


Session

Symbol

Title

74th session of the GA 2019

A/RES/74/146

Implementing the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms through providing a safe and enabling environment for human rights defenders and ensuring their protection

72nd session of GA 2017

A/RES/72/247

Twentieth anniversary and promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

70th session of GA
2015

A/RES/70/161

Human rights defenders in the context of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and
Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

68th session of GA
2013

A/RES/68/181

Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders

66th session of GA
2012

A/RES/66/164

Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

65th session of GA
2011

A/RES/65/281

Review of the Human Rights Council (paragraphs 22 - 34)

53rd session of GA
1999

A/RES/53/144

Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms