Situation of human rights in Togo

Commission on Human Rights resolution 1996/67

The Commission on Human Rights,

Guided by the principles embodied in the Charter of the United Nations, in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the International Covenants on Human Rights,

Recalling its resolution 1995/52 of 3 March 1995,

Taking account of the progress achieved in the area of human rights and national reconciliation,

Noting with satisfaction the signing, on 23 March 1996, of an agreement between the United Nations and the Government of Togo on a human rights technical assistance programme,

1. Takes note with interest of the report of the Secretary-General (E/CN.4/1996/89); 2. Strongly urges the Togolese Government to continue its efforts aimed at the strengthening of human rights and the consolidation of democracy and the rule of law;

3. Invites the Togolese Government and the Centre for Human Rights to do everything possible to ensure the proper execution of the technical assistance programme provided for under the agreement of 23 March 1996;

4. Decides to terminate consideration of this question.

58th meeting 23 April 1996
[Adopted without a vote]


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