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GENERAL
A/HRC/RES/12/9
12 October 2009
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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
Twelfth 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*
12/9. Human rights and international solidarity
The Human Rights Council,
Reaffirming all previous resolutions adopted by the Commission on Human Rights and the
Council on the issue of the human rights and international solidarity, including Commission
resolution 2005/55 of 20 April 2005 and Council resolutions 6/3 of 27 September 2007, 7/5 of 27
March 2008 and 9/2 of 24 September 2008, and taking note of the reports presented by the
independent expert on human rights and international solidarity, in particular his latest report
(A/HRC/12/27),
Underlining the fact 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 that, at the World Conference on Human Rights, held in June 1993, States
pledged to cooperate with each other in ensuring development and eliminating obstacles to
development, and stressed that the international community should promote effective
international cooperation for the realization of the right to development and the elimination of
obstacles to development,

*

The resolutions and decisions adopted by the Human Rights Council will be contained in the report of the Council
on its twelfth session (A/HRC/12/50), chap. I.

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