Original HRC document


Document Type: Amendment Resolution

Date: 2012 Mar

Session: 19th Regular Session (2012 Feb)

Agenda Item: Item5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms


Human Rights Council Nineteenth session

Agenda item 5

Human rights bodies and mechanisms

China: amendment to draft resolution A/HRC/19/L.11

Paragraph 6 should read

6. Decides that the Forum shall remain open to the participation of States,

United Nations mechanisms, bodies and specialized agencies, funds and programmes,

intergovernmental organizations, regional organizations and mechanisms in the field of

human rights, national human rights institutions and other relevant national bodies,

academics and experts on minority issues and non-governmental organizations in

consultative status with the Economic and Social Council; the Forum shall also remain

open to other non-governmental organizations whose aims and purposes are in conformity

with the spirit, purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and that respect

the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of States, based on arrangements,

including Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/31 of 25 July 1996, and practices

observed by the Commission on Human Rights, through an open and transparent

accreditation procedure in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Human Rights

Council, which will provide for the timely information on participation and consultations

with States concerned;