Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2001
March 4, 2002

Resolutions Adopted by the Commission on Human Rights at its Fifty-Seventh Session

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Year/

No.

Title

Method of

adoption

Agenda

item

2001/1

Question of Western Sahara

without a vote

5

2001/2

Situation in occupied Palestine

roll-call vote

(48/2/2)

5

2001/3

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

roll-call vote

(35/11/6)

5

2001/4

Combating defamation of religions as a means to promote human rights, social harmony and religious and cultural diversity

roll-call vote

(28/15/9)

6

2001/5

Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

without a vote

6

2001/6

Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan

roll-call vote

(29/2/21)

8

2001/7

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

roll-call vote

(28/2/22)

8

2001/8

Israeli settlements in the occupied Arab territories

roll-call vote

(50/1/1)

8

2001/9

The right to development

roll-call vote

(48/2/3)

7

2001/10

Human rights situation of the Lebanese detainees in Israel

roll-call vote

(33/1/19)

9

2001/11

Cooperation with representatives of United Nations human rights bodies

without a vote

9

2001/12

The situation of human rights in parts of south-eastern Europe

roll-call vote

(41/0/11)

9

2001/13

Situation of human rights in Afghanistan

without a vote

9

2001/14

Situation of human rights in Iraq

roll-call vote

(30/3/19)

9

2001/15

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

without a vote

9

2001/16

Situation of human rights in Cuba

roll-call vote

(22/20/10)

9

2001/17

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

roll-call vote

(21/17/15)

9

2001/18

Situation of human rights in the Sudan

roll-call vote

(28/0/25)

9

2001/19

Situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

without a vote

9

2001/20

Situation of human rights in Sierra Leone

without a vote

9

2001/21

Situation of human rights in Burundi

without a vote

9

2001/22

Situation in Equatorial Guinea and assistance in the field of human rights

without a vote

9

2001/23

Situation of human rights in Rwanda

roll-call vote

(28/16/9)

9

2001/24

Situation in the Republic of Chechnya of the Russian Federation

roll-call vote

(22/12/19)

9

2001/25

The right to food

roll-call vote

(52/1/0)

10

2001/26

Human rights and unilateral coercive measures

roll-call vote

(37/8/8)

10

2001/27

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

roll-call vote

(31/15/7)

10

2001/28

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

without a vote

10

2001/29

The right to education

without a vote

10

2001/30

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

without a vote

10

2001/31

Human rights and extreme poverty

without a vote

10

2001/32

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

roll-call vote

(37/15/1)

10

2001/33

Access to medication in the context of pandemics such as HIV/AIDS

roll-call vote

(52/0/1)

10

2001/34

Women's equal ownership of, access to and control over land and the equal rights to own property and to adequate housing

without a vote

10

2001/35

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

roll-call vote

(38/15/0)

10

2001/36

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

roll-call vote

(28/4/21)

11

2001/37

Human rights and terrorism

roll-call vote

(33/14/6)

11

2001/38

Hostage-taking

without a vote

11

2001/39

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

without a vote

11

2001/40

Question of arbitrary detention

without a vote

11

2001/41

Continuing dialogue on measures to promote and consolidate democracy

roll-call vote

(44/0/9)

11

2001/42

Elimination of all forms of religious intolerance

without a vote

11(e)

2001/43

The incompatibility between democracy and racism

without a vote

11

2001/44

Draft optional protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

without a vote

11(a)

2001/45

Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

without a vote

11(b)

2001/46

Question of enforced or involuntary disappearances

without a vote

11

2001/47

The right to freedom of opinion and expression

roll-call vote

(44/0/8)

11

2001/48

Traffic in women and girls

without a vote

12

2001/49

Elimination of violence against women

without a vote

12

2001/50

Integrating the human rights of women throughout the United Nations system

without a vote

12

2001/51

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

without a vote

14

2001/52

Human rights of migrants

without a vote

14(a)

2001/53

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

without a vote

14(a)

2001/54

Internally displaced persons

without a vote

14(c)

2001/55

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

without a vote

14(b)

2001/56

Protection of migrants and their families

without a vote

14(a)

2001/57

Human rights and indigenous issues

without a vote

15

2001/58

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

2001/59

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 People

without a vote

15

2001/60

Work of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

without a vote

16

2001/61

United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education (1995-2004)

without a vote

17

2001/62

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

without a vote

11

2001/63

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

without a vote

17

2001/64

Human rights defenders

without a vote

17(b)

2001/65

Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

roll-call vote

(32/16/4)

17

2001/66

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

without a vote

17(a)

2001/67

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights

without a vote

17

2001/68

The question of the death penalty

roll-call vote

(27/18/7)

17

2001/69

Promotion of the right of peoples to peace

roll-call vote (29/16/7)

17

2001/70

Impunity

roll-call vote

(39/0/13)

17

2001/71

Human rights and bioethics

without a vote

17

2001/72

The role of good governance in the promotion of human rights

without a vote

17

2001/73

Human rights and international solidarity

roll-call vote (36/16/0)

17

2001/74

Abduction of children from northern Uganda

without a vote

13

2001/75

Rights of the child

without a vote

13

2001/76

Equitable geographical distribution of the membership of the human rights treaty bodies

roll-call vote

(35/15/2)

18

2001/77

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

without a vote

18

2001/78

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

roll-call vote

(34/16/2)

18

2001/79

Regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights

without a vote

18

2001/80

National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

without a vote

18

2001/81

Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights

without a vote

19

2001/82

Situation of human rights in Cambodia

without a vote

19


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