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Resolutions

OHCHR and good governance

The Human Rights Council has adopted of a series of resolutions related to good governance and human rights. The Council has adopted the following resolutions on good governance, asset recovery, corruption and public services delivery:

Good governance

Symbol Date Title
A/HRC/RES/51/5 12 October 2022 The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights
A/HRC/RES/45/9 9 October 2020 The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights
A/HRC/RES/37/6 9 April 2018 The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights
A/HRC/RES/31/14 19 April 2016 The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights
A/HRC/RES/25/8 11 April 2014 The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights
A/HRC/RES/19/20 25 April 2012   The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights
A/HRC/RES/7/11   27 March 2008   The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights

Asset recovery

The Human Rights Council and its subsidiary mechanisms have examined the issue of illicit financial flows and asset recovery since 2011. The most recent work has been undertaken by the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights and the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee.

Symbol Date Title
A/HRC/RES/52/21 3 April 2023 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/46/11 26 March 2021 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/40/4 21 March 2019 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/34/11 23 March 2017 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/31/22 24 March 2016 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/28/5 26 March 2015 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/25/9 27 March 2014 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/22/12 21 March 2013 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/19/38 23 March 2012 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the importance of improving international cooperation
A/HRC/RES/17/23 17 June 2011 The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights

Corruption

Symbol Date Title
A/HRC/RES/53/17 13 July 2023 The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights
A/HRC/RES/47/7 26 July 2021 The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights
A/HRC/RES/41/9 11 July 2019 The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights
A/HRC/RES/35/25 23 June 2017 The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights
A/HRC/RES/29/11 2 July 2015 The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights
A/HRC/DEC/26/115 10 July 2014 The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights
A/HRC/RES/23/9 13 June 2013 The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights
A/HRC/RES/21/13 27 September 2012 Panel discussion on the negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights

Public services delivery

Symbol Date Title
A/HRC/RES/52/8 3 April 2023 Promoting human rights and the Sustainable Development Goals through transparent, accountable and efficient public services delivery
A/HRC/RES/37/7 9 April 2018 Promoting human rights and the Sustainable Development Goals through transparent, accountable and efficient public services delivery