Situation of human rights in Rwanda
Economic and Social Council Decision 2000/254
At its 45th plenary meeting, on 28 July 2000, the Economic and Social Council, taking note of Commission on Human Rights resolution 2000/21 of 18 April 2000,* endorsed the Commission’s decision to extend for a further year the mandate of the Special Representative of the Commission on the situation of human rights in Rwanda to make recommendations on the situation of human rights in Rwanda, to facilitate the effective and independent functioning of the National Human Rights Commission and to make recommendations on situations in which technical assistance to the Government of Rwanda in the field of human rights may be appropriate.
The Council also approved the Commission’s request to the Special Representative to report to the General Assembly at its fifty-fifth session and to the Commission at its fifty-seventh session, in accordance with his mandate, and its request to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to provide the Special Representative with such financial assistance as he may require to discharge his mandate.
*See Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 2000, Supplement No. 3 (E/2000/23), chap. II, sect. A.