The Human Rights Council in 2018

‘The Human Rights Council in 2018’ report aims to provide, inter alia:

  • A written analysis of the main events and development at the Council in 2018.
  • Data on the quantitative evolution of the Council’s work in 2018, as well as since the body’s establishment in 2006. This includes the number of resolutions adopted; the number of voted resolutions; the number of ‘hostile amendments;’ levels of cooperation with the Council’s mechanism; the substantive focus of the Council’s work and output – by agenda item and by theme; the geographic reach of the Council’s resolutions; and the budgetary implications of its work.
  • Infographics showing the global reach and influence of the mechanisms of the Council and the OHCHR.
  • An in-depth analysis of the contribution of all current Council member States, against the criteria for membership set down in GA resolution 60/251. This includes an analysis of their cooperation with the Special Procedures, UPR and Treaty Bodies, their voting records in 2018, and their principal sponsorship on key thematic and country-specific issues.

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