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United Nations Human Rights Council

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Corporate name headingUnited Nations Human Rights Council
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Variant(s)Human Rights Council (United Nations)
United Nations. General Assembly. Human Rights Council.
UN Human Rights Council
Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas
United Nations. Consejo de Derechos Humanos
Consiglio per i diritti umani delle Nazioni Unite
United Nations. Consiglio per i diritti umani
United Nations. Secretariat. United Nations Human Rights Council
See alsoPredecessor: United Nations. Commission on Human Rights
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Hierarchical superior: United Nations. Secretariat
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Beginning date2006-03-15
Associated placeNew York (N.Y.)
LocatedGeneva (Switzerland)
Field of activityHuman rights
Found inU.S. Cong. House. Comm. on International Relations. Subcomm. on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations. The United Nations Human Rights Council: reform or regression, 2006: p. [i] (United Nations Human Rights Council)
UN web site, UN News Centre, Feb. 12, 2007 (15 Mar. 2006: in historic vote, General Assembly creates new Human Rights Council, ... a resolution setting up a new Human Rights Council to replace the much-criticized Human Rights Commission; General Assembly President noted the Council's higher status as a subsidiary body of the General Assembly ...)
Council web site, Feb. 12, 2007: home page (UN Human Rights Council)
Cuadernos Deusto de Derechos Humanos, 2006: prelim. (Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas)
La sitazione dei diritti umani in Palestina e negli altri territori arabi occupati, 2014: title page (Consiglio per i diritti umani delle Nazioni Unite) page 4 of cover (UNHRC)
United Nations, Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner (website), viewed November 5, 2018: Who we are (Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights); part of the United Nations Secretariat, with headquarters in Geneva and an office in New York; the High Commissioner heads OHCHR) Brief history (the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, established in 1946 and reporting to the Economic and Social Council, was the key United Nations intergovernmental body responsible for human rights until it was replaced by the Human Rights Council in 2006)