A/HRC/RES/14/4

United Nations

General Assembly

Distr.: General
23 June 2010
Original: English

Human Rights Council
Fourteenth 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*
14/4
The effects of foreign debt and other related international
financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all
human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural
rights
The Human Rights Council,
Guided by the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights, the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action and other relevant international
human rights instruments,
Reaffirming all resolutions and decisions adopted by the Commission on Human
Rights on the effects of structural adjustment and economic reform policies and foreign
debt on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural
rights, including Commission resolutions 1998/24 of 17 April 1998, 1999/22 of 23 April
1999, 2000/82 of 26 April 2000, 2004/18 of 16 April 2004 and 2005/19 of 14 April 2005,
as well as Council resolutions 7/4 of 27 March 2008 and 11/5 of 17 June 2009,
Reaffirming also its resolution S-10/1 of 23 February 2009 on the impact of the
global economic and financial crises on the universal realization and effective enjoyment of
human rights,
Bearing in mind paragraph 6 of General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March
2006,
Stressing that one of the purposes of the United Nations is to achieve international
cooperation in solving international problems of an economic, social, cultural or
humanitarian character,
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GE.10-14555

The resolutions and decisions adopted by the Human Rights Council will be contained in the report of
the Council on its fourteenth session (A/HRC/14/37), chap. I.

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