Human Rights Council Thirty-sixth session

11–29 September 2017

Agenda item 5

Human rights bodies and mechanisms

China, Egypt, India, Russian Federation,* Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of):

amendment to draft resolution A/HRC/36/L.26/Rev.1

36/… Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights

After the fourteenth preambular paragraph, insert a new paragraph reading

Aware of the lack of agreed and specific tools to verify whether allegations

received are credible, which may compromise the effectiveness and integrity of the process

of assessing those allegations, and underlining that continuous and constructive dialogue

and cooperation with the State concerned should always be the primary consideration in

this regard,

* State not a member of the Human Rights Council.