Rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities – Annual report of the United … – Reliefweb

Summary

The Human Rights Council, in its resolutions 13/12, 22/4 and 31/13 concerning the rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities, requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to present an annual report to the Council. This report is to contain information on relevant developments in the field of minority rights worldwide, including the work of United Nations human rights bodies and mechanisms, as well as on the activities undertaken by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at headquarters and in the field that contribute to the promotion of and respect for the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities. The present report is being submitted pursuant to these resolutions.

During the 2016 reporting period, OHCHR…

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