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34th Meeting - 56th Regular Session of Human Rights…

34th Meeting - 56th Regular Session of Human Rights Council

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56th regular session of the Human Rights Council (18 June – 12 July 2024)
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- ITEM 1: Decisions and conclusions

SPEAKER:

  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council


- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.7/Rev.1 – "Strengthening documentation within the Human Rights Council: webcasts" – Submitted by Egypt, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, Senegal - ADOPTED without a vote

SPEAKERS:

  • Egypt, Ms. Noran Mohamed Omar Atteya (Introduction)
  • Indonesia, Ms. Erlina Widyaningsih
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)


- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.18/Rev.1 – "Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar" - Submitted by Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation) - ADOPTED without a vote

SPEAKERS:

  • Pakistan (on behalf of OIC), Mr. Danyal Hasnain (Introduction)
  • President: Mr. Omar Zniber (Morocco)        
  • Bangladesh, Ms. Shanchita Haque
  • France, Mr. Jérôme Bonnafont
  • Belgium, Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • China, Mr. Jiang Han (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • United States of America, Ms. Michèle Taylor (Explanation of votes before the vote)
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)


- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.1 – "Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights" - Submitted by Uganda (on behalf of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries) - ADOPTED (YES 31 ¦ NO 14 ¦ 2 ABSTENTIONS)

SPEAKERS:

  • Uganda, Mr. Arthur Kafeero (Introduction)
  • China, Mr. Jiang Han
  • Belgium (on behalf of the European Union), Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve (Explanation of vote before de vote)
  • United States of America, Ms. Susan Benda (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Argentina, Mr. Carlos Mario Foradori (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)

 - Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.3 – "Independence and impartiality of the judiciary, jurors and assessors, and the independence of Lawyers" - Submitted by Hungary, Australia, Botswana, Maldives, Mexico, Thailand - ADOPTED without a vote

SPEAKERS:

  • Hungary, Mr. Zoltán Turbék (Introduction)
  • Maldives, Ms. Salma Rasheed
  • Lithuania, Ms. Emilija Giedraitytė
  • Costa Rica, Mr. Christian Guillermet Fernández
  • China, Mr. Jiang Han
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)


- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.5 – "Human rights and international solidarity" - Submitted by Cuba - ADOPTED (YES 29 ¦ NO 14 ¦ 4 ABSTENTIONS)

SPEAKERS:

  • Cuba, Ms. Greisy Cordero (Introduction)
  • China, Mr. Jiang Han
  • United States of America, Ms. Michèle Taylor (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Belgium (on behalf of the European Union), Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Paraguay, Ms. Ana Rolon Candía (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Argentina, Mr. Carlos Mario Foradori (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Chile, Ms. Claudia Fuentes Julio (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Costa Rica, Mr. Christian Guillermet Fernández (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)


- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.8/Rev.1 and Amendments L.39 and L.40 – "Open-ended intergovernmental working group on an optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the rights to early childhood education, free pre-primary education and free secondary education" - Submitted by Luxembourg, Armenia, Bulgaria, Colombia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Gambia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nauru, Panama, Romania, Sierra Leone --

 A/HRC/56/L.8/Rev.1, Amendment L.39 - REJECTED (YES 12 ¦ NO 25 ¦ 8 ABSTENTIONS) -

 A/HRC/56/L.8/Rev.1, Amendment L.40 - REJECTED (YES 12 ¦ NO 26 ¦ 7 ABSTENTIONS)

A/HRC/56/L.8/Rev.1 ADOPTED without a vote -

SPEAKERS:

  • Sierra Leone, Mr. Samuel Housman Buggie Saffa (Introduction)
  • Russian Federation, Mr. Ilia Barmin (Introduction Amendments L.39 and L.40)
  • Luxembourg, Mr. Marc Bichler
  • Chile, Ms. Claudia Fuentes Julio
  • Bulgaria, Mr. Yuri Sterk
  • South Africa, Mr. Mxolisi Nkosi
  • Kyrghizistan, Mr. Omar Sultanov
  • Kazakhstan, Mr. Yerlan Alimbayev
  • Dominican Republic, Ms. Alfonsina Margarita Gonzalez Nicasio
  • Hunduras, Ms. Marcela Arias Moncada
  • France, Mr. Jérôme Bonnafont
  • Netherlands (Kingdom of the), Mr. Paul Bekkers (Explanation of vote before the vote Amendment L.39)
  • Luxembourg, Mr. Marc Bichler (Explanation of vote before the vote Amendment L.39)
  • Luxembourg, Mr. Marc Bichler (Explanation of vote before the vote Amendment L.40)
  • China, Mr. Jiang Han (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • United States of America, Ms. Michèle Taylor (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)


- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.11/Rev.1 – "Safety of the child in the digital environment" - Submitted by Egypt, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Senegal, Singapore, United Arab Emirates - ADOPTED without a vote

SPEAKERS:

  • Egypt, Mr. Ahmed Moharam Ahmed Soliman (Introduction)
  • Gambia, Mr. Muhammadou M.O. Kah
  • United Emirates Arab, Mr. Jamal Jama Al Musharakh
  • Cameroon, Mr. Salomon Eheth
  • Costa Rica, Mr. Christian Guillermet Fernández
  • China, Mr. Jiang Han
  • Viet Nam, Mr. Mai Phan Dung
  • Indonesia, Mr. Febrian Ruddyard
  • Malaysia, Ms. Nadzirah Osman
  • Belgium (on behalf ofthe European Union), Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • United States of America, Ms. Susan Benda (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • France, Mr. Jérôme Bonnafont (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)


- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.12 - "Freedom of opinion and expression" - Submitted by Netherlands (Kingdom of the), Brazil, Canada, Fiji, Namibia, Sweden - ADOPTED without a vote

SPEAKERS:

  • Netherlands (Kingdom of the), Mr. Paul Bekkers (Introduction)
  • Canada, Ms. Patricia Lyn Mccullagh (Introduction)
  • Costa Rica, Mr. Christian Guillermet Fernández
  • Lithuania, Mr. Darius Staniulis
  • India, Mr. Kshitij Tyagi
  • Chile, Ms. Claudia Fuentes Julio
  • Finland, Ms. Heidi Schroderus-Fox
  • United States of America, Ms. Michèle Taylor (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)

- Vote on Draft Resolution A/HRC/56/L.14/Rev.1 – "Human rights and climate change" - Submitted by Viet Nam, Bangladesh, Philippines - ADOPTED without a vote

SPEAKERS:

  • Viet Nam, Mr. Mai Phan Dung (Introduction)
  • Bangladesh, Ms. Shanchita Haque
  • United Emirates Arab, Khalifa Salem Mohammed Zayed Almazrouei
  • Belgium (on behalf of the European Union), Mr. Marc Pecsteen De Buytswerve
  • China, Mr. Han Xincheng
  • Malaysia, Ms. Dato' Nadzirah Osman
  • United States of America, Ms. Susan Benda (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Japan, Mr. Honsei Kozo (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Costa Rica, Mr. Christian Guillermet Fernández (Explanation of vote before the vote)
  • Mr. Omar Zniber, President of the Human Rights Council (Adoption)
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