Wisdom of Life

Human Rights Defenders Resolution

Human Rights Council
Twenty-second session



Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Argentina, Armenia,Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Costa Rica, Côte ,d’Ivoire, Czech Republic, Estonia, ,France , Georgia , Germany, Honduras,  Hungary , Iceland, Ireland, Mexico , Montenegro, Norway

Protecting human rights defenders The Human Rights Council, Guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Recalling General Assembly resolution 53/144 of 9 December 1998, by which the  Assembly adopted by consensus the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of  Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Prote ct Universally Recognized
Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms annexed to that resolution, and reiterating the
importance of the Declaration and its promotion and implementation, Recalling also the continued validity and application of all the provisions of the  above-mentioned Declaration,

Recalling further all previous resolutions on this subject, in particular Human Rights  Council resolutions 13/13 of 25 March 2010 and 16/5 of 24 March 2011, and General  Assembly resolution 66/164 of 19 December 2011, Recalling the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action


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