human rights council

More patience needed in assessing UN human rights body, its President says

Nearly three years since its creation, more patience is needed in judging the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is still in an “evolutionary” stage, the body’s President told the General Assembly today.

UN Human Rights Council renews mandate of Sudan investigator

The United Nations Human Rights Council ended its ninth session in Geneva today with the adoption of 24 texts, including a decision to extend until June 2009 the mandate of its Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Sudan.