The Social Forum
Commission on Human Rights Decision 2003/107
At its 56th meeting, on 22 April 2003, the Commission on Human Rights, taking note of resolution 2002/12 of 14 August 2002 of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, decided, by a recorded vote of 36 votes to 1, with 16 abstentions to recommend to the Economic and Social Council that it authorize the Sub-Commission to convene in Geneva an annual intersessional forum on economic, social and cultural rights, to be known as the Social Forum, for two days on dates that would permit the possible participation of 10 members of the Sub-Commission, to be appointed by the regional groups of the Sub-Commission, and that the Council also authorize the provision of all the necessary facilities for the preparation and servicing of the event.
[See chap. X. - E/CN.4/2003/L.11/Add.6]