REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF SLAVERY, INCLUDING ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES, GULNARA SHAHINIAN : ADDENDUM
The road map
has legal, economic and social dimensions designed to bridge the gaps in the
implementation of the previous laws to eradicate the scourge of slavery, includes concrete
timelines and attributes responsibilities for the implementation of the recommendations
made by the Special Rapporteur.
LETTER DATED 12 AUGUST 2022 FROM THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF LATVIA, THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF UKRAINE, AND THE DEPUTY PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTENSTEIN ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
This chair’s summary was prepared by the organizers of the Yale Club
Roundtable and only attributes the comments of presenters and the opening and
closing speakers, as discussions among the participants were held under the Chatham
LETTER DATED 27 JUNE 2018 FROM THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES OF SLOVAKIA AND SOUTH AFRICA TO THE UNITED NATIONS ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
(d) International support for the reform of the defence and internal
security forces as part of a credible, nationally led peace process can help ensure
that national resources are available for social and economic development in
addition to the extension of state authority across the country. Colombia attributes
the bilateral assistance provided for the strengthening of the national armed forces
with ensuring the Government’s ability to direct resources to development, the
restoration of state presence and services to rural areas and the fight against drug
trafficking and organized crime.
REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ITS 16TH SESSION, GENEVA, 22-26 FEBRURARY 2016 : HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL, ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human
Rights (OHCHR) attributes the present positive appreciation for regional human rights
regimes to the fact that they are in an ideal position to help tailor internationally agreed
human rights standards to reflect regional needs and particularities, not to mention securing
State compliance with these standards through regional coercion and pressure.
NATIONAL REPORT SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH 5 OF THE ANNEX TO HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL RESOLUTION 16/21 :[UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW] : AUSTRALIA
The two internal territories are the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.
4 Protected attributes at the federal level include age, disability, sex, race and sexual orientation, gender
identity and intersex status. States and Territories have laws preventing discrimination on the basis of
these attributes as well as others. Recommendations 117–121, 124 and 126.
5 Recommendation 64.
6 Voluntary Pledge 5.4 – HRC membership.
7 Voluntary Commitment 9 - Second cycle UPR.
DECISION CONCERNING FOLLOW-UP PROGRAMME FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CLAIMS AWARDS TAKEN BY THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION COMMISSION AT ITS 150TH MEETING, ON 8 DECEMBER 2005
A well-functioning ecosystem can be characterized by a variety of
attributes. Guidance developed by international experts on restoration science, practice and policy
suggests that a well-functioning system includes a characteristic assemblage of native species, the
presence of key functional groups of organisms necessary for development or stability of the restored
ecosystem, the ability of the system to reproduce and sustain itself over time, the demonstrated
resiliency of the system to stress, and the integration of the restored ecosystem into the larger ecological
and social matrix of the landscape (see, e.g.,
UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW : INFORMATION PRESENTED BY THE AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARIAT
A number of countries highlighted the current gaps within Australia’s legal
framework to provide the necessary protection against discrimination based on sexual
orientation and gender identity and promote the rights of people who are lesbian, gay,
bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI). 43 In response the Australian Government
committed to including sexual orientation and gender identity as protected attributes in the
proposed consolidated federal anti-discrimination legislation. 44 ACHRA welcomes the
inclusion of protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender
identity in the exposure draft however recommends that coverage of sexual orientation, sex
characteristics, gender identity and gender expression be framed to achieve the broadest
38 See generally Australian Human Rights Commission, Submission to the Committee on the Rights of
the Child (2011).
NOTE VERBALE DATED 2007/03/22 FROM THE PERMANENT MISSION OF JORDAN TO THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA ADDRESSED TO THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
The Government read the report by the Special Rapporteur on torture as issued on
5 January 2007, it recalls the Special Rapporteur’s previous report and its own response thereto,
submitted on 10 October 2006, setting out its replies to his requests for clarification and drawing
his attention to the new legal and practical arrangements put in place to guarantee detainees in
detention, reform and rehabilitation centres the right not to be subjected to ill-treatment and
torture, and it should like to make the following comments:
In his final report, the Special Rapporteur refers to what he describes as widespread torture
in Jordan, which he attributes to “lack of awareness” and “impunity”. In addition, he concludes
that torture is practised routinely in detention centres run by the General Intelligence Directorate
and the Criminal Investigations Department.
REPORT OF THE WORKING GROUP ON THE USE OF MERCENARIES AS A MEANS OF VIOLATING HUMAN RIGHTS AND IMPEDING THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT OF PEOPLES TO SELF-DETERMINATION ON ITS MISSION TO UKRAINE
Furthermore, on 27 April 2015, a court in Kazakhstan sentenced a 27-year-old
Kazakh citizen for illegal participation in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, under
article 172 (intentional unlawful participation of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan in
the armed conflict or hostilities on the territory of a foreign state without attributes of
mercenarism) of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan.
EFFECTS OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT POLICIES AND FOREIGN DEBT ON THE FULL ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS, PARTICULARLY ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS :REPORT : ADDENDUM / SUBMITTED BY BERNARDS MUDHO, INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON THE EFFECTS OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT POLICIES AND FOREIGN DEBT ON THE FULL ENJOYMENT OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, PARTICULARLY ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS
the high incidence of poverty, there has been some reduction in the poverty level in recent years,
which the Government attributes to economic and social measures taken by the State in order to
raise living standards.