Situation of human rights in Iraq

Economic and Social Council Decision 1994/278


At its 43rd plenary meeting, on 25 July 1994, the Council, noting Commission on Human Rights resolution 1994/74 of 9 March 1994, approved the Commission's decision to extend for a further year the mandate of the Special Rapporteur, as contained in Commission resolutions 1991/74, Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 1991, Supplement No. 2 (E/1991/22), chap. II, sect. A. 1992/71 and 1993/74. The Council also approved:

(a) The Commission's request to the Secretary-General, in consultation with the Special Rapporteur, to take the necessary measures in order to send human rights monitors to such locations as would facilitate improved information flows and assessment and help in the independent verification of reports on the situation of human rights in Iraq;

(b) The Commission's request to the Special Rapporteur to report periodically to the Commission on the situation of human rights in Iraq and to submit an interim report on the situation of human rights in Iraq to the General Assembly at its forty-ninth session and a report to the Commission at its fifty-first session;

(c) The Commission's request to the Secretary-General to provide appropriate additional resources, within existing overall United Nations resources, to fund the sending of human rights monitors;

(d) The Commission's request to the Secretary-General to provide the Special Rapporteur with all the assistance necessary for the performance of his task.

43rd plenary meeting,
25 July 1994


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