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Appendix F: 56th UNHRC Voting Record


Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2000
February 23, 2001
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Resolutions Adopted by the Commission on Human Rights at its 56th Session

 

Nr.

Title

Method of adoption*/

Agenda item

 

2000/1

Strengthening of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

without a vote

4

2000/2

Question of Western Sahara

without a vote

5

2000/3

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

roll-call vote
(35/11/5)

5

2000/4

Situation in occupied Palestine

roll-call vote
(44/1/6)

5

2000/5

The right to development

without a vote

7

2000/6

Question of the violation of human rights in the occupied Arab territories, including Palestine

roll-call vote
(31/1/19)

8

2000/7

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

roll-call vote
(31/1/19)

8

2000/8

Israeli settlements in the occupied Arab territories

roll-call vote
(50/1/1)

8

2000/9

Question of the realization in all countries of the economic, social and cultural rights contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and study of special problems which the developing countries face in their efforts to achieve these human rights

without a vote

10

2000/10

The right to food

roll-call vote
(49/1/2)

10

2000/11

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

roll-call vote
(36/9/7)

10

2000/12

Human rights and extreme poverty

without a vote

10

2000/13

Women's equal ownership of, access to and control over land and the equal rights to own property and to adequate housing

without a vote

10

2000/14

Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

without a vote

6

2000/15

Situation on human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

without a vote

9

2000/16

Human rights situation in southern Lebanon and west Bakaa

roll-call vote
(51/1/1)

9

2000/17

Situation of human rights in Iraq

roll-call vote
(32/0/21)

9

2000/18

Situation of human rights in Afghanistan

without a vote

9

2000/19

Situation of human rights in Equatorial Guinea and assistance in the field of human rights

without a vote

9

2000/20

Situation of human rights in Burundi

without a vote

9

2000/21

Situation of human rights in Rwanda

without a vote

9

2000/22

Cooperation with representatives of United Nations human rights bodies

without a vote

9

2000/23

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

without a vote

9

2000/24

The Situation of human rights in Sierra Leone

without a vote

9

2000/25

Situation of human rights in Cuba

roll-call vote
(21/18/14)

9

2000/26

Situation of human rights in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the Republic of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

without a vote

9

2000/27

Situation of human rights in the Sudan

roll-call vote
(28/0/24)

9

2000/28

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

roll-call vote
(22/20/11)

9

2000/29

Hostage-taking

without a vote

11

2000/30

Human rights and terrorism

roll-call vote
(27/13/12)

11(f)

2000/31

Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

without a vote

11(b)

2000/32

Human rights and forensic science

without a vote

11

2000/33

Implementation of the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief

without a vote

11(e)

2000/34

Conscientious objection to military service

without a vote

11(g)

2000/35

Draft optional protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

without a vote

11(a)

2000/36

Question of arbitrary detention

without a vote

11

2000/37

Question of enforced or involuntary disappearances

without a vote

11

2000/38

The right to freedom of opinion and expression

without a vote

11

2000/39

Human rights in the administration of justice, in particular
juvenile justice

without a vote

11

2000/40

The incompatibility between democracy and racism

without a vote

11

2000/41

The right to restitution, compensation and rehabilitation for victims of grave violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms

without a vote

11

2000/42

Independence and impartiality of the judiciary, jurors and assessors and the independence of lawyers

without a vote

11

2000/43

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

without a vote

11(a)

2000/44

Traffic in women and girls

without a vote

12

2000/45

Elimination of violence against women

without a vote

12

2000/46

Integrating the human rights of women throughout the United Nations system

without a vote

12

2000/47

Promoting and consolidating democracy

roll-call vote
45/0/8

11

2000/48

Human rights of migrants

without a vote

14(a)

2000/49

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

without a vote

14(a)

2000/50

Tolerance and pluralism as indivisible elements in the promotion and protection of human rights

without a vote

14

2000/51

Human rights of persons with disabilities

without a vote

14

2000/52

Rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities

without a vote

14

2000/53

Internally displaced persons

without a vote

14

2000/54

Violence against women migrant workers

without a vote

14

2000/55

Human rights and mass exoduses

without a vote

14

2000/56

Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People

without a vote

15

2000/57

Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights to elaborate a draft declaration in accordance with paragraph 5of General Assembly resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994

without a vote

15

2000/58

Situation in the Republic of Chechnya of the Russian Federation

roll-call vote
(25/7/19)

9

2000/59

Question of draft optional protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on involvement of children in armed conflict and on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

without a vote

13

2000/60

Abduction of children from northern Uganda

without a vote

13

2000/61

Human rights defenders

roll-call vote
(50/0/3)

17(b)

2000/62

Promotion of the right to a democratic and equitable international order

roll-call vote
(30/17/6)

17

2000/63

Human rights and human responsibilities

roll-call vote
(22/21/10)

17

2000/64

The role of good governance in the promotion of human rights

roll-call vote
(50/0/2)

17

2000/65

The question of the death penalty

roll-call vote
(27/13/12)

17

2000/66

Towards a culture of peace

without a vote

17

2000/67

Status of the International Covenants on Human Rights

without a vote

17(a)

2000/68

Impunity

without a vote

17

2000/69

Fundamental standards of humanity

without a vote

17

2000/70

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

without a vote

17

2000/71

United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education

without a vote

17(c)

2000/72

Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights

roll-call vote
(37/16)

10

2000/73

Composition of the staff of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

roll-call vote
(35/17/1)

18

2000/74

Regional cooperation for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Asian and Pacific region

without a vote

18

2000/75

Effective implementation of international instruments on human rights, including reporting obligations under international instruments on human rights

without a vote

18

2000/76

National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

without a vote

18

2000/77

The protection of United Nations personnel

without a vote

18

2000/78

Situation of human rights in Haiti

without a vote

19

2000/79

Situation of human rights in Cambodia

without a vote

19

2000/80

Advisory services and technical cooperation in the field of human rights

without a vote

19

2000/81

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

without a vote

19

2000/82

Effects of structural adjustment policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

roll-call vote
(30/15/7)

10

2000/83

Work of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

without a vote

16

2000/84

Defamation of religions

without a vote

6

2000/85

Rights of the child

without a vote

13

2000/86

Human rights and thematic procedures

without a vote

18

2000/87

Establishment of a Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

roll-call vote
(43/0/9)

15

*/ In the case of a vote, the figures in brackets represent: votes in favour/votes against/abstentions

[End.]

 

 



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