Human Rights Council
Resolution 6/3.

Human rights and international solidarity

The Human Rights Council,
Recalling Commission on Human Rights resolution 2005/55 of 20 April 2005,
and taking note of the report presented to the Council by the independent expert on
human rights and international solidarity (A/HRC/4/8),
Recalling also the resolutions 5/1 “Institution-building of the United Nations
Human Rights Council” and 5/2 “Code of Conduct for Special Procedures Mandateholders of the Human Rights Council” of 18 June 2007 and stressing that the
mandate-holder shall discharge his/her duties in accordance with these resolutions and
their annexes,
Underlining that the processes of promoting and protecting human rights
should be conducted in conformity with the purposes and principles of the Charter of
the United Nations and international law,
Recalling the importance, in the view to the promotion and protection of
international solidarity, of the declarations and programmes of action of international
conferences such as the World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna in 1993,
the International Conference on Financing for Development held in Monterrey in
2002, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio
in 1992 , the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg in
2002, and the World Conference on the Disaster Reduction held in Kobe in 2005,
Taking note with appreciation of the initiatives of the International Action
against Hunger and Poverty, particularly in the field of innovative financial
mechanisms,
Recalling that at the World Conference on Human Rights, States pledged to
cooperate with each other in ensuring development and eliminating obstacles to

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