United Nations

General Assembly

Distr.: General
6 October 2010
Original: English

Human Rights Council
Fifteenth 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*
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, 9/2 of 24 September 2008 and 12/9 of 1 October
2009, and taking note of the reports submitted by the independent expert on human rights
and international solidarity, in particular his latest report,1
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,
Reaffirming the fact that article 4 of the Declaration on the Right to Development
states that sustained action is required to promote more rapid development of developing
countries and, as a complement to the efforts of developing countries, effective
international cooperation is essential in order to provide these countries with the
appropriate means and facilities to foster their comprehensive development,




The resolutions and decisions adopted by the Human Rights Council will be contained in the report of
the Council on its fifteenth session (A/HRC/15/60), chap. I.

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