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Appendix F: 58th UNCHR Voting Record


Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2002
March 31, 2003
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Resolutions Adopted by the Commission on Human Rights at its Fifty-Eighth Session

Year/
No.
Title
Method of
adoption1
Agenda
item
2002/1 Situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory
roll-call vote (44/2/7)
4
2002/2 Strengthening of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
without a vote
4
2002/3 Situation in occupied Palestine
recorded vote (52/1/0)
5
2002/4 Question of Western Sahara
without a vote
5
2002/5 The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination
recorded vote (36/8/9)
5
2002/6 Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan
recorded vote
(34/1/18)
8
2002/7 Israeli settlements in the occupied Arab territories
recorded vote
(52/1/0)
8
2002/8 Question of the violation of human rights in the occupied Arab territories, including Palestine
recorded vote
(40/5/7)
8
2002/9 Combatting defamation of religions
recorded vote (30/15/8)
6
2002/10 Human rights situation of the Lebanese detainees in Israel
recorded vote
(34/2/17)
9
2002/11 Assistance to Equatorial Guinea in the field of human rights
recorded vote (32/1/20)
9
2002/12 Situation of human rights in Burundi
without a vote
9
2002/13 Situation of human rights in parts of south-eastern Europe
without a vote
9
2002/14 Situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
without a vote
9
2002/15 Situation of human rights in Iraq
recorded vote (28/4/21)
9
2002/16 Situation of human rights in the Sudan
recorded vote (25/24/4)
9
2002/17 Cooperation with representatives of United Nations human rights bodies
without a vote
9
2002/18 Situation of human rights in Cuba
recorded vote (23/21/9)
9
2002/19 Situation of human rights in Afghanistan
without a vote
9
2002/20 Situation of human rights in Sierra Leone
without a vote
9
2002/21 Adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living
without a vote
10
2002/22 Human rights and unilateral coercive measures
recorded vote (38/6/9)
10
2002/23 The right to education
without a vote
10
2002/24 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 human rights
without a vote
10
2002/25 The right to food
without a vote
10
2002/26 Promotion of the enjoyment of the cultural rights of everyone and the respect for the different cultural identities
without a vote
10
2002/27 Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights
recorded vote (37/14/2)
10
2002/28 Globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment of human rights
recorded vote (38/15/0)
10
2002/29 Effects of structural adjustment policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights
recorded vote (29/15/9)
10
2002/30 Human rights and extreme poverty
without a vote
10
2002/31 The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
without a vote
10
2002/32 Access to medication in the context of pandemics such as HIV/AIDS
without a vote
10
2002/33 Draft optional protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
recorded vote (29/10/14)
11
2002/34 Strengthening of popular participation, equity, social justice and non-discrimination as essential foundations of democracy
recorded vote (29/7/17)
11
2002/35 Human rights and terrorism
recorded vote
(32/0/21)
11
2002/36 Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
recorded vote (36/2/14)
11
2002/37 Integrity of the judicial system
recorded vote (34/0/19)
11
2002/38 Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
without a vote
11
2002/39 The incompatibility between democracy and racism
without a vote
11
2002/40 Elimination of all forms of religious intolerance
without a vote
11
2002/41 Question of enforced or involuntary disappearances
without a vote
11
2002/42 Question of arbitrary detention
without a vote
11
2002/43 Independence and impartiality of the judiciary, jurors and assessors and the independence of lawyers
without a vote
11
2002/44 The right to restitution, compensation and rehabilitation for victims of grave violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms
without a vote
11
2002/45 Conscientious objection to military service
without a vote
11
2002/46 Further measures to promote and consolidate democracy
recorded vote (43/0/9)
11
2002/47 Human rights in the administration of justice, in particular juvenile justice
without a vote
11
2002/48 The right to freedom of opinion and expression
without a vote
11
2002/49 Women's equal ownership, access to and control over land and the equal rights to own property and to adequate housing
without a vote
10
2002/50 Integrating the human rights of women throughout the United Nations system
without a vote
12
2002/51 Traffic in women and girls
without a vote
12
2002/52 Elimination of violence against women
without a vote
12
2002/53 Abduction of children from northern Uganda
without a vote
13
2002/54 International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
without a vote
14
2002/55 Tolerance and pluralism as indivisible elements in the promotion and protection of human rights
without a vote
14
2002/56 Internally displaced persons
without a vote
14
2002/57 Rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities
without a vote
14
2002/58 Violence against women migrant workers
without a vote
14
2002/59 Protection of migrants and their families
without a vote
14
2002/60 Missing persons
without a vote
14
2002/61 Human rights of persons with disabilities
without a vote
14
2002/62 Human rights of migrants
without a vote
14
2002/63 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
2002/64 Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights to elaborate a draft declaration in accordance with paragraph 5 of General Assembly resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994
without a vote
15
2002/65 Human rights and indigenous issues
without a vote
15
2002/66 The work of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
without a vote
16
2002/67 Situation of human rights in Myanmar
without a vote
9
2002/68 Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
recorded vote (37/11/5)
6
2002/69 The right to development
recorded vote (38/0/15)
7
2002/70 Human rights defenders
without a vote
17
2002/71 Promotion of the right of peoples to peace
recorded vote (33/15/5)
17
2002/72 Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
recorded vote (32/15/6)
17
2002/73 Human rights and international solidarity
recorded vote (38/15/0)
17
2002/74 United Nations decade for human rights education (1995-2004)
without a vote
17
2002/75 Human rights and the environment as part of sustainable development
without a vote
17
2002/76 The role of good governance in the promotion of human rights
without a vote
17
2002/77 The question of the death penalty
recorded vote (25/20/8)
17
2002/78 Status of the International Covenants on Human Rights
without a vote
17
2002/79 Impunity
without a vote
17
2002/80 Composition of the staff of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
recorded vote (36/14/3)
18
2002/81 Protection of United Nations personnel
without a vote
18
2002/82 Regional cooperation for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Asian and Pacific region
without a vote
18
2002/83 National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights
without a vote
18
2002/84 Human rights and thematic procedures
without a vote
18
2002/85 Effective implementation of international instruments on human rights, including reporting obligations under international instruments on human rights
without a vote
18
2002/86 Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights
recorded vote (40/0/13)
17
2002/87 Advisory services and technical cooperation in the field of human rights
without a vote
19
2002/88 Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights
without a vote
19
2002/89 Situation of human rights in Cambodia
without a vote
19
2002/90 Situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory
recorded vote (33/1/19)
4
2002/91 Enhancement of the effectiveness of the working methods of the Commission
recorded vote (36/0/17)
3
2002/92 Rights of the child
without a vote
13

1. In the case of a vote, the figures in parentheses represent: votes in favor/votes against/abstentions.



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