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Fri Mar 21 17:05:14 2014 UTClccn-no20070205220.00United Nations General Assembly A /0.691.00Report of the independent international commission of inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic149299359no20070205227336759Conseil des droits de l'hommeConseil des droits de l'homme (Naciones Unidas)Consejo de Derechos HumanosConsejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones UnidasConsejo de Derechos Humanos (Naciones Unidas)HRCHuman Rights CouncilHuman Rights Council (Naciones Unidas)Human Rights Council (Organizace spojených národů)Human Rights Council (United Nations)MenschenrechtsratNaciones Unidas Asamblea General Consejo de Derechos HumanosNaciones Unidas Conseil des droits de l'hommeNaciones Unidas Consejo de Derechos HumanosNaciones Unidas Human Rights CouncilNations Unies. Assemblée générale. Conseil des droits de l'hommeNations Unies. Conseil des droits de l'hommeOrganizace spojených národů. Human Rights CouncilRada OSN pro lidská právaUN Human Rights CouncilUNHRCUNHRC AbkuerzungUnited Nations. 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The Mission interpreted the mandate as requiring it to place the civilian population of the region at the center of its concerns regarding the violations of international law, and determined that it was required to consider any actions by all parties that might have constituted violations of international human rights law or international humanitarian law, and to review related actions in the entire Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel301ocn500907491file20090.70Kothari, MiloonPromotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context272ocn460953368book20090.98Informe del relator especial sobre la situación de los derechos humanos y las libertades fundamentales de los indígenas, Sr. Rodolfo Stavenhagen : misión a Bolivia : Naciones Unidas, Consejo de Derechos Humanos : 11° período de sesiones261ocn842988300com20130.63Schutter, Olivier deReport of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food mission to Canada262ocn842988245com20130.63Schutter, Olivier deRapport du Rapporteur spécial sur le droit à l'alimentation mission au Canada161ocn664519824book20090.98UPR, the experience of BangladeshReport with reference to universal periodic review of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Bangladesh in 20091010ocn751712235serialUnited Nations Human Rights CouncilUnited Nations General Assembly A101ocn678924899book20080.97United Nations Human Rights CouncilZambia's 1st national report on the universal periodic review under the United Nations Human Rights Council102ocn294936285book20080.93Kokusai shakai ga kyōyūsuru jinken to Nihon : Kokuren Jinken Rijikai UPR Nihon shinsa 200861ocn224759985serial0.27United Nations Human Rights CouncilReport of the Human Rights Council : ... session ... special session61ocn758973822book20090.98Observaciones finales al 2°, 3° y 4° informes combinados presentados por Bolivia al Comité para la eliminación de la discriminación contra la mujer (CEDAW) : convención sobre la eliminación de todas las formas de discriminación contra la mujer53ocn666501855book20100.73United Nations Human Rights CouncilReport of the international fact-finding mission to investigate violations of international law, including international humanitarian and human rights law, resulting from the Israeli attacks on the flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian assistanceThis report was prepared by the fact-finding mission established by the Human Rights Council on 2 June 2010 to investigate violations of international law, including international humanitarian law and human rights law, resulting from the interception by Israeli forces of the humanitarian aid flotilla bound for Gaza on 31 May 2010 during which nine people were killed and many others injured. The report sets out background information relating to the interception of the flotilla as well as the applicable international law. The fact-finding mission conducted interviews with more than 100 witnesses in Geneva, London, Istanbul and Amman. On the basis of this testimony and other information received, the Mission was able to reconstruct a picture of the circumstances surrounding the interception on 31 May 2010 and its aftermath. The report presents a factual description of the events leading up to the interception, the interception of each of the six ships in the flotilla as well as a seventh ship subsequently intercepted on 6 June 2010, the deaths of nine passengers and wounding of many others and the detention of passengers in Israel and their deportation. The report contains a legal analysis of facts as determined by the Mission with a view to determining whether violations of international law, including international humanitarian and human rights law, took place. The fact-finding mission concluded that a series of violations of international law, including international humanitarian and human rights law, were committed by the Israeli forces during the interception of the flotilla and during the detention of passengers in Israel prior to deportation54ocn767748139file20111.00Report of the independent international commission of inquiry on the Syrian Arab RepublicThe situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic has deteriorated significantly since 15 February 2012. Armed violence increased in intensity and spread to areas. Active hostilities raged between Government forces (and the Shabbiha) and anti-Government armed groups. Sporadic clashes between the armed actors evolved into continuous combat, involving more brutal tactics and new military capabilities on both sides. The level of armed violence varied throughout the country. During the reporting period, the commission of inquiry determined that the intensity and duration of the conflict, combined with the increased organizational capabilities of anti- Government armed groups, had met the legal threshold for a non-international armed conflict. The commission found reasonable grounds to believe that Government forces and the Shabbiha had committed the crimes against humanity of murder and of torture, war crimes and gross violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law, including unlawful killing, torture, arbitrary arrest and detention, sexual violence, indiscriminate attack, pillaging and destruction of property. The commission found reasonable grounds to believe that war crimes, including murder, extrajudicial execution and torture, had been perpetrated by organized anti-Government armed groups. The commission is unaware of efforts meeting international standards made by either the Government or anti-Government armed groups to prevent or punish the crimes documented in the present report52ocn769808039com20110.97Discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identityThe present report is submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its resolution 17/19, in which the Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to commission a study documenting discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity, and how international human rights law can be used to end violence and related human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity52ocn756177953com20110.95LaRue, FrankReport of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Frank La RueIn this report, Frank La Rue provides detailed summaries of his letters and appeals to government officials in 71 countries regarding instances of alleged violations of freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and other rights. The author also provides summaries of governments' responses, when they exist. The author's communications were sent from 20 March 2010 to 31 March 2011. Governments' replies were received until 13 May 2011. Cases are organized by country42ocn740237851book20110.97Kälin, WalterReport of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Walter Kälin : addendum : operational guidelines on the protection of persons in situations of natural disasters44ocn797246065com20090.47United NationsHuman rights in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza ConflictAfdækker alvorlige brud på international ret, begået af begge parter i den væbnede konflikt i Gaza, som varede 22 dage henover nytåret 2008-200931ocn506561348book20090.81From hope to fear : an Afghan perspective on operations of pro-government forces in Afghanistan"This report represents the Afghan perspective on the operations of Pro-Government Forces (PGF). The incidents documented in this report have resulted primarily from operations by International Military Forces (IMF), Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), or joint operations involving airstrikes and nighttime searches of civilian houses ("night raids") ... AIHRC found no systematic attempts by PGF to violate their international obligation of care to civilians. Nonetheless, some PGF practices raise serious concerns."--Executive summary32ocn648199076book20100.27Scheinin, MartinCompilation of good practices on legal and institutional frameworks and measures that ensure respect for human rights by intelligence agencies while countering terrorism, including on their oversight"The present document ... is the outcome of a consultation process where Governments, experts and practitioners in various ways provided their input. In particular, written submissions received from Governments by a deadline of 1 May 2010 have been taken into account ... The outcome of the process is the identification of 35 elements of good practice. The elements of good practice were distilled from existing and emerging practices in a broad range of States throughout the world. The compilation also draws upon international treaties, resolutions of international organizations and the jurisprudence of regional courts ... The 35 areas of good practice included in the compilation are grouped into four "baskets", namely legal basis (practices 1-5), oversight and accountability (practices 6-10 and 14-18), substantive human rights compliance (practices 11-13 and 19-20) and issues related to specific functions of intelligence agencies (practices 21-35)."--Summary31ocn663117886book20100.96Second follow-up to the report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict : report of the Secretary-General"The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 64/254. On 27 May 2010, the Secretary-General sent notes verbales to the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations, the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations, drawing their attention to the relevant provisions of resolution 64/254 and requesting written information by 12 July 2010 concerning any steps taken or in the process of being taken in relation to their implementation. The full text of the materials received by the Secretariat in reply to those requests is attached as annexes. The report also contains the observations of the Secretary-General."--Executive summary7862ocn801410565file20120.59Piccone, Theodore JCatalysts for change how the UN's independent experts promote human rights"Examines the effectiveness of a key endeavor by the United Nations to monitor and influence human rights through a unique body of independent experts, appointed by countries to investigate, analyze, and report on the whole spectrum of human rights problems around the world"--Provided by publisher6663ocn335214963book20090.66United StatesThe UN Human Rights Council's review of China's record : process and challenges : roundtable before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundredth Eleventh Congress, first session, January 16, 20095284ocn724562693file20110.73United StatesReforming the United Nations : lessons learned : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 3, 20115043ocn743320777book20110.70United StatesReforming the United Nations : the future of U.S. policy : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 7, 20113824ocn190689567book20070.66United StatesThe U.N. Human Rights Council : shortcomings and prospects for reform : hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Democracy, and Human Rights of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 26, 20073613ocn084899182book20060.66United StatesThe United Nations Human Rights Council : reform or regression? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 6, 20062893ocn163843841book20070.59United StatesThe Human Rights Council Funding Reform Act of 2007 : report (to accompany S. 1698)2217ocn606776145book20100.81Ramcharan, B. GThe UN Human Rights CouncilThe UN Human Rights Council provides a detailed insight into this important organization. The UN was founded in the hope that lasting peace would be built on the foundations of human rights and economic and social progress. In 2006 the Commission on Human Rights was replaced by the Human Rights Council as the principal UN body concerned with human rights. It is even possible that the council might eventually become a principal organ of the world organization. The Human Rights Council is already the subject of major public interest and controversy. The Council has been criticized for having dro1243ocn320189729book20090.92Universal periodic review of human rights : towards best practiceSpeaking equally to the 3 major stakeholders in the process - to states, to national human rights institutions, and to civil society organisations, this book describes the human rights Universal Periodic Review mechanism, shares experiences, and provides analysis of the Commonwealth countries that reported in the first year of the UPR process+-+40554749361133ocn775416330book20110.79New challenges for the UN human rights machinery : what future for the UN treaty body system and the Human Rights Council procedures?1034ocn811137250book20130.84Freedman, RosaThe United Nations Human Rights Council : a critique and early assessmentThe United Nations Human Rights Council was created in 2006 to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights. The Council's mandate and founding principles demonstrate that one of the main aims, at its creation, was for the Council to overcome the Commission's flaws. Despite the need to avoid repeating its predecessor's failings, the Council's form, nature and many of its roles and functions are strikingly similar to those of the Commission.This book examines the creation and formative years of the United Nations Human Rights Council and assesses the extent to which the Council ha923ocn769473743book20120.79Mareș, RaduThe UN guiding principles on business and human rights : foundations and implementationThe issue of corporate responsibilities has had a tumultuous history at the United Nations. When the Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed John Ruggie's Guiding Principles in June 2011, it was the first time that the UN stated authoritatively its expectations in the area of business and human rights. This volume captures this special moment in time: a moment of taking stock of a successfully concluded UN Special Representative mandate (2005-2011) and of preparing for the massive task of following up with more operational guidance, effective governance mechanisms and sound theoretical treat623ocn747195770book20110.88Sen, PurnaUniversal periodic review : lessons, hopes and expectationsThis book examines the UN Human Rights Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism two years after its inception. It draws together the lessons of Commonwealth countries' experiences in 2008 and 2009, and hopes and expectations for the future of UPR+-+6895474936602ocn246923783file20070.70Canada and the United Nations Human Rights Council at the crossroads593ocn500983396file20080.53CanadaCanada and the United Nations Human Rights Council a time for serious re-evaluation573ocn704901146file20100.53CanadaCanada and the United Nations Human Rights Council charting a new courseWhen the reform of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights was announced in 2005 and work subsequently began on the creation of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC, or the "Council"), the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights (the "committee") recognized that this historic event would fundamentally change the United Nations (UN) human rights system and the way in which international human rights issues are handled572ocn646189073book20100.93Rivero, Juliette deCuring the selectivity syndrome : the 2011 review of the Human Rights Council"In April 2006 the United Nations General Assembly established the Human Rights Council (HRC) to elevate attention to human rights in the United Nations and address shortcomings of the HRC's predecessor, the UN Commission on Human Rights. The creation of the Council was heralded as a major step forward for human rights protection, given the new institution's year-round schedule and an innovative system for assessing the human rights records of all states, the Universal Periodic Review. The core of the Council's mandate requires it to address human rights violations, contribute to their prevention, and respond promptly to human rights emergencies. In 2011 the Council's work will be assessed, as required by the Council's founding resolution. Curing the Selectivity Syndrome examines the successes and failures of the Human Rights Council to date, and finds significant gaps in the performance of its mandate. Human Rights Watch calls on the Council to engage on all human rights situations that need its attention and to overcome selectivity in its work. The 2011 review is an opportunity to develop an array of approaches tailored to address human rights violations effectively wherever they occur. At the same time, the Council is urged to 'improve by doing' by taking immediate steps to ratchet up the HRC's response to human rights violations, rather than waiting for the 2011 review to address the Council's shortcomings."--P. [4] of cover483ocn758997764book20110.92Rivero, Juliette deKeeping the momentum : one year in the life of the UN Human Rights Council"Five years after its creation, the UN Human Rights Council began shaking off its reluctance to engage on "country situations" by taking concrete steps to respond to several human rights crises across the globe. From July 2010 through June 2011, the Council established commissions of inquiry on Libya and Côte d'Ivoire, appointed an expert to investigate the human rights situation in Iran, and spoke out after years of silence on the human rights situation in Belarus. It responded quickly and helpfully to the Arab Spring in some countries (Libya, Syria, Tunisia), but ignored entirely developments in Bahrain. Keeping the Momentum highlights the main achievements of the Council in the past year, while noting the serious human rights situations that the Council failed to address. By taking a close look at the performance of 27 states that have played an influential role at the Council, the report shows how a small number of states have moved the Council from being a passive spectator to engaging actively in a manner that shapes human rights on the ground. And it describes how some states have sought to derail that progress. The report examines ways to consolidate and build on that progress to the benefit of all those facing human rights abuse. Human Rights Watch challenges states to live up to the Council's clear mandate: to promote and protect the human rights of people throughout the world."--P. [4] of cover372ocn775080432book20120.50Osthoff, JanineWeiterentwicklung des internationalen Menschenrechtsschutzes unter dem UN-Menschenrechtsrat? : Darstellung und Analyse des UN-Menschenrechtsrats und seines KontrollregimesHistory351ocn081211666serial0.90United Nations Human Rights CouncilReport of the Human Rights CouncilPeriodicals+-+4055474936Fri Mar 21 15:24:35 EDT 2014batch38250