Resolution Nº A/HRC/RES/43/35 from Human Rights Council of the United Nations

Publication Date:06 Jul 2020
Resolution Number:A/HRC/RES/43/35
GE.20-08962(E)
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Human Rights Council
Forty-third session
24 February13 March and 1523 June 2020
Agenda item 9
Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related
forms of intolerance, follow-up to and implementation of
the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action
Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council
on 22 June 2020
43/35. Mandate of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective
Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action
The Human Rights Council,
Recalling General Assembly resolution 56/266 of 27 March 2002, in which the
Assembly endorsed the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action,
Recalling also Commission on Human Rights resolutions 2002/68 of 25 April 2002
and 2003/30 of 23 April 2003,
Recalling further Human Rights Council resolutions 1/5 of 30 June 2006, 11/12 of 18
June 2009, 22/30 of 22 March 2013 and 34/34 of 23 March 2 017, in which the Council
renewed and extended the mandate of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective
Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action,
Welcoming General Assembly resolution 74/137 of 18 December 2019 ,
Encouraging the Working Group to enhance its efforts towards the effecti ve
realization of its mandate, and to report regularly in this regard to the Human Rights Council
and the General Assembly,
1. Decides to renew the mandate of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the
Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration a nd Programme of Action for a further
period of three years;
2. Requests the Chair of the Working Group to submit an annual report on its
sessions to the Human Rights Council;
3. Requests the Secretary-General and the United Nations High Commissioner
for Human Rights to provide the Working Group with all the human resources, technical and
financial assistance necessary for the effective implementation of its mandate;
4. Requests the Chair of the Working Group to orally update and engage in an
interactive dialogue with the General Assembly under the item entitled “Elimination o f
racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance” annually;
United Nations
A/HRC/RES/43/35
General Assembly
Distr.: General
3 July 2020
Original: English

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