A/RES/67/166 United Nations Distr.: General 20 March 2013 General Assembly Sixty-seventh session Agenda item 69 (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 20 December 2012 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/67/457/Add.2 and Corr.1)] 67/166. Human rights in the administration of justice The General Assembly, Bearing in mind the principles embodied in articles 3, 5, 8, 9 and 10 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1 and the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Optional Protocols thereto, 2 in particular articles 6, 7, 9 and 10 of the Covenant, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 3 in particular articles 37, 39 and 40, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 4 as well as all other relevant international treaties, Calling attention to the numerous international standards in the field of the administration of justice, Recalling all the resolutions of the General Assembly, the Human Rights Council, the Commission on Human Rights and the Economic and Social Council that are relevant to the subject of human rights in the administration of justice, including General Assembly resolutions 62/158 of 18 December 2007 and 65/213 of 21 December 2010 and Human Rights Council resolutions 10/2 of 25 March 2009 5 and 18/12 of 29 September 2011, 6 Recalling also General Assembly resolution 67/1 of 24 September 2012, entitled “Declaration of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the rule of law at the national and international levels”, _______________ 1 Resolution 217 A (III). See resolution 2200 A (XXI), annex; and United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1642, No. 14688. 3 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. 4 See resolution 2200 A (XXI), annex. 5 See Official Records of the General Assembly, Sixty-fourth Session, Supplement No. 53 (A/64/53), chap. II, sect. A. 6 Ibid., Sixty-sixth Session, Supplement No. 53A and corrigendum (A/66/53/Add.1 and Corr.1), chap. II. 2 12-48856 *1248856* Please recycle

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