Category:UN Human Rights Council
Logo of the United Nations Human Rights Council
|Predecessor||UN Commission on Human Rights|
|Type||United Nations System inter-governmental body|
|United Nations General Assembly|
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a United Nations System inter-governmental body responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the world. Its 47 seats are filled by member states elected for three-year terms.
The UNHRC is the successor to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR, herein CHR), and is a subsidiary body of the UN General Assembly. The council works closely with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and engages the United Nations' special procedures.
- United Nations Human Rights Council article from Wikipedia
- "About the Human Rights Council". Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/Pages/AboutCouncil.aspx. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
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Pages in category "UN Human Rights Council"
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