A/HRC/RES/16/1

United Nations

General Assembly

Distr.: General
8 April 2011
Original: English

Human Rights Council
Sixteenth session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development

Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council*
16/1
United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and
Training
The Human Rights Council,
Acknowledging the work of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee in
preparing a draft declaration on human rights education and training as requested by the
Human Rights Council in its resolution 6/10 of 28 September 2007,
Recalling Council resolution 13/15 of 25 March 2010, in which it established an
open-ended intergovernmental working group with the mandate of negotiating, finalizing
and submitting to the Council the draft United Nations declaration on human rights
education and training on the basis of the draft submitted by the Advisory Committee,
Welcoming the report of the Open-ended Working Group on the draft United
Nations declaration on human rights education and training (A/HRC/WG.9/1/3) and the
decision to transmit the draft United Nations declaration on human rights education and
training to the Council for its consideration,
1.
Adopts the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and
Training as contained in the annex to the present resolution;
2.
Recommends that the General Assembly, in accordance with paragraph 5 (c)
of its resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, adopt the following draft resolution:
“The General Assembly,

* The resolutions and decisions adopted by the Human Rights Council will be contained in the report of
the Council on its sixteenth session (A/HRC/16/2), chap. I.

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