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Appendix F: 61st Session UN Commission on Human Rights Voting Record


Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2005
March 8, 2006
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Year/ Resolution

Resolution Title

Method of Adoption[1]

Agenda Item

2005/1

Situation in occupied Palestine

49-1(US)-2

5

2005/2

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

35-15(US)-2

5

2005/3

Combating defamation of religions

31-16(US)-5

6

2005/4

The right to development

48-2(US)-2

7

2005/5

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

46-0-4(US)

6

2005/6

Israeli settlements in the Occupied Arab Territory, including East Jerusalem and the occupied Syrian Golan

39-2(US)-12

8

2005/7

Israeli practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem

29-10(US) 14

8

2005/8

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

32-2(US)-19

8

2005/9

Cooperation with representatives of UN human rights bodies

Without a vote

9

2005/10

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

Without a vote

9

2005/11

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

30-(US)-9-14

9

2005/12

Situation of human rights in Cuba

21(US)-17-15

9

2005/13

Situation of human rights in Belarus

23 (US)-16-14

9

2005/14

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

37-14(US)-2

10

2005/15

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

37-13(US)-2

10

2005/16

Human rights and extreme poverty

Without a vote

10

2005/17

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

38-15(US)-0

10

2005/18

The right to food

52-1(US)-0

10

2005/19

Effects of economic reform policies and foreign debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights

33-14(US)-6

10

2005/20

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

29-1(US)-13

10

2005/21

The right to education

Without a vote

10

2005/22

Question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights

50-0-3(US)

10

2005/23

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

Without a vote

10

2005/24

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

52-1(US)-0

10

2005/25

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

2005/26

Human rights and forensic science

Without a vote

11

2005/27

Enforced or involuntary disappearances

Without a vote

11

2005/28

Arbitrary detention

Without a vote

11

2005/29

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

28-14(US)-11

11

2005/30

Integrity of the judicial system

52-0-1(US)

11

2005/31

Hostage-taking

Without a vote

11

2005/32

Democracy and the rule of law

46(US)-0-7

11

2005/33

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

Without a vote

11

2005/34

Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

36-0-17(US)

11

2005/35

Basic Principles and Guidelines on the Right to a Remedy and Reparation for Victims of Gross Violations of International Human Rights Law and Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law

40-0-13(US)

11

2005/36

The incompatibility between democracy and racism

Without a vote

11

2005/37

Promoting the right to peaceful assembly and association

45(US)-0-8

11

2005/38

The right to freedom of opinion and expression

Without a vote

11

2005/39

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

Without a vote

11

2005/40

Elimination of all forms of intolerance and of discrimination based on religion or belief

Without a vote

11

2005/41

Elimination of violence against women

Without a vote

12

2005/42

Integrating the human rights of women throughout the UN System

Without a vote

12

2005/43

Abduction of children in Africa

Without a vote

13

2005/44

Rights of the child

52-1(US)-0

13

2005/45

Human rights and arbitrary deprivation of nationality

Without a vote

14

2005/46

Internally displaced persons

Without a vote

14

2005/47

Human rights of migrants

Without a vote

14

2005/48

Human rights and mass exoduses

Without a vote

14

2005/49

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

39-13(US)-0

15

2005/50

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

52-0-1(US)

15

2005/51

Human rights and indigenous issues

Without a vote

15

2005/52

Protection of indigenous peoples in times of conflict

35-13(US)-4

15

2005/53

Sub-commission on Promotion and

Protection of Human Rights

Without a vote

16

2005/54

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

Without a vote

17

2005/55

Human rights and international solidarity

37-15(US)-1

17

2005/56

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

32-15(US)-6

17

2005/57

Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

32-15(US)-6

17

2005/58

The development of public information activities in the field of human rights, including the World Public Information Campaign on Human Rights

Without a vote

17

2005/59

The question of the death penalty

26-17(US)-10

17

2005/60

Human rights and the environment as part of sustainable development

Without a vote

17

2005/61

World Programme for Human Rights Education

Without a vote

17

2005/62

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

Without a vote

17

2005/63

Protection of the human rights of civilians in armed conflicts

51-1(US)-1

17

2005/64

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

38-1(US)-14

6

2005/65

Human rights of persons with disabilities

Without a vote

14

2005/66

The right to the truth

Without a vote

17

2005/67

Human rights defenders

Without a vote

17

2005/68

The role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights

Without a vote

17

2005/69

Human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

49-3(US)-1

10

2005/70

Human rights and transitional justice

Without a vote

17

2005/71

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

Without a vote

18

2005/72

Composition of the staff of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

36-15(US)-2

18

2005/73

Regional Arrangements for Human Rights

Without a vote

18

2005/74

National Institutions

Without a vote

18

2005/75

Advisory services and technical assistance in Burundi

Without a vote

19

2005/76

Assistance to Sierra Leone in the field of human rights

Without a vote

19

2005/77

Technical cooperation and advisory services in Cambodia

Without a vote

19

2005/78

Technical cooperation and advisory services in Nepal

Without a vote

19

2005/79

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

Without a vote

14

2005/80

Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

Without a vote

11

2005/81

Impunity

Without a vote

17

2005/82

Situation of human rights in Sudan

Without a vote

19

2005/83

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

Without a vote

19

2005/84

The protection of human rights in the context of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Without a vote

14

2005/85

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

Without a vote

19






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



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