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Appendix F: 60th Session UN Commission on Human Rights Voting Record


Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2004
February 28, 2005
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Resolutions Adopted by the Commission on Human Rights at its Sixtieth Session

Year/ Resolution

Resolution Title

Method of Adoption1

Agenda Item

2004/1

Grave situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Recorded vote 31/2/18

8

2004/2

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

Recorded vote 51/0/2

18

2004/3

Situation in Occupied Palestine

Recorded Vote 52/1 /0

5

2004/4

Question of Western Sahara

Without a vote

5

2004/5

Use of mercenaries as a means of violating
human rights and impeding the exercise of the right
of peoples to self/determination

Recorded vote 36/14/3

5

2004/6

Combating Defamation of Religions

Recorded vote 29/16/7

6

2004/7

Right to Development

Recorded vote 49/3/0

7

2004/8

Human Rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

Recorded vote 31/I 21

8

2004/9

Israeli settlements in the occupied Arab territories

Recorded vote 27/2 /24

8

2004/10

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

Recorded vote 31/7/15

8

2004/11

Situation of Human Rights in Cuba

Recorded vote 22/21/10

9

2004/12

Situation of Human Rights in Turkmenistan

Recorded vote 25/11/17

9

2004/13

Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Recorded vote 29/8/16

9

2004/14

Situation of Human Rights in Belarus

Recorded Vote 23/13/17

9

2004/15

Cooperation with representatives of United Nations
human rights bodies

Without a vote

9

2004/16

Inadmissibility of certain practices that contribute to
fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial
discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

Recorded vote 36/13/4

6

2004/17

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

Recorded vote 38/13/2

10

2004/18

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

Recorded vote 29/14/10

10

2004/19

The right to food

Recorded vote 51/1/1

10

2004/20

Promotion of the enjoyment of the cultural rights
of everyone and respect for different cultural identities

Recorded vote 38/1/14

10

2004/21

Adequate housing as a component of the right to an
adequate standard of living

Without a vote

10

2004/22

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

Recorded Vote 36/14/3

10

2004/23

Human Rights and Extreme Poverty

Without a vote

10

2004/24

Globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment
of all human rights

Recorded vote 38/15/0

10

2004/25

The Right to Education

Without a vote

10

2004/26

Access to medication in the context of pandemics
such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

Without a vote

10

2004/27

The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest
attainable standard of physical and mental health

Recorded vote 52/1/0

10

2004/28

Prohibition of forced evictions

Recorded vote 45/1/7

10

2004/29

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

Recorded vote 48/0/5

10

2004/30

Enhancing the role of regional, sub/regional and other organizations and arrangements in promoting and consolidating democracy

Recorded vote 45/0/8

11

2004/31

Strengthening of popular participation, equity, social justice and non/discrimination as essential foundations of democracy

Recorded vote 28/14/11

11

2004/32

Integrity of the judicial system

Without a vote

11

2004/33

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

Without a vote

11

2004/34

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

Without a vote

11

2004/35

Conscientious objection to military service

Without a vote

11

2004/36

Elimination of all forms of religious intolerance

Without a vote

11

2004/37

Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

Recorded vote 39/0/12

11

2004/38

The incompatibility between democracy and racism

Without a vote

11

2004/39

Arbitrary detention

Without a vote

11

2004/40

Enforced or involuntary disappearances

Without a vote

11

2004/41

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading
treatment or punishment

Without a vote

11

2004/42

The right to freedom of opinion and expression

Without a vote

11

2004/43

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

Recorded vote 43/1/8

11

2004/44

Human rights and terrorism

Recorded vote 31/14/8

11

2004/45

Trafficking in women and girls

Without a vote

12

2004/46

Elimination of violence against women

Without a vote

12

2004/47

Abduction of children in Africa

Without a vote

13

2004/48

Rights of the child

Recorded vote 52/1/0

13

2004/49

Violence against women migrant workers

Without a vote

14. A

2004/50

Missing persons

Recorded vote 52/0/1

14. D

2004/51

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

Without a vote

14. B

2004/52

Human rights of persons with disabilities

Without a vote

14. D

2004/53

Human rights of migrants

Without a vote

14. A

2004/54

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

Without a vote

14. B

2004/55

Internally displaced persons

Without a vote

14. C

2004/56

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

Without a vote

14. A

2004/57

Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Sub/Commission
on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Recorded vote 38/15/0

15

2004/58

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 Peoples

Recorded vote 38/2/13

15

2004/59

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

2004/60

The work of the Sub/Commission on the Promotion
and Protection of Human Rights

Without a vote

16

2004/61

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

Without a vote

9

2004/62

HR and indigenous issues

Without a vote

15

2004/63

Enhancement of international cooperation

Without a vote

17

2004/64

Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Recorded vote 31/15/7

17

2004/65

Promotion of peace as a vital requirement for the full
enjoyment of all human rights by all

Recorded vote 32/15/6

17

2004/66

Human rights and international solidarity

Recorded vote 37/15/1

17

2004/67

Question of the death penalty

Recorded vote 29/19/5

17

2004/68

Human rights Defenders

Without a vote

17

2004/69

Status of the International Covenants on Human Rights

Without a vote

17

2004/70

The role of good governance in the promotion of human rights

Without a vote

17

2004/71

Follow/up to the United Nations Decade for
Human Rights Education

Without a vote

17

2004/72

Impunity

Without a vote

17

2004/73

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

Recorded vote 35/14/4

18

2004/74

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

Without a vote

18

2004/75

National institutions for the promotion and
protection of human rights

Without a vote

18

2004/76

Human rights and special procedures

Recorded vote 35/0/18

2004/77

Protection of United Nations personnel

Without a vote

18

2004/78

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

Without a vote

2004/79

Technical cooperation and advisory services in Cambodia

Without a vote

19

2004/80

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

Without a vote

19

2004/81

Advisory services and technical cooperation
in the field of human rights

Without a vote

19

2004/82

Advisory services and technical assistance in Burundi

Without a vote

19

2004/83

Technical cooperation and advisory services in Liberia

Without a vote

19

2004/84

Technical cooperation and advisory services in the
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Without a vote

19

2004/85

Technical cooperation and advisory services in Chad

Without a vote

19

2004/86

Assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights

Without a vote

19

2004/87

Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms
while countering terrorism

Without a vote

17

2004/88

World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination,
Xenophobia and Related Intolerance and the
comprehensive implementation of and follow/up to the
Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

Recorded vote 38/1/14

6

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



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