A/HRC/RES/54/34 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 13 October 2023 English Original: French Human Rights Council Fifty-fourth session 11 September–13 October 2023 Agenda item 10 Technical assistance and capacity-building Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council on 12 October 2023 54/34. Technical assistance and capacity-building in the field of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Human Rights Council, Reaffirming that all States have a responsibility to promote and protect the human rights and fundamental freedoms enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to discharge their obligations under the International Covenants on Human Rights and other relevant instruments to which they are parties, Recalling General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, Recalling also its resolutions 5/1 of 18 June 2007, 7/20 of 27 March 2008 and S-8/1 of 1 December 2008, Recalling further its resolutions 10/33 of 27 March 2009, 13/22 of 26 March 2010, 16/35 of 25 March 2011, 19/27 of 23 March 2012, 24/27 of 27 September 2013, 27/27 of 26 September 2014, 30/26 of 2 October 2015, 33/29 of 30 September 2016, 35/33 of 23 June 2017, 36/30 of 29 September 2017, 39/20 of 28 September 2018, 42/34 of 27 September 2019, 45/34 of 7 October 2020, 48/20 of 11 October 2021 and 51/36 of 7 October 2022, in which the Human Rights Council called upon the international community to support the efforts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and its institutions with a view to improving the situation of human rights and responding to its requests for technical assistance, Taking note of the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation and the activities of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,1 submitted to the Human Rights Council in accordance with its resolution 51/36, Deeply concerned about the continuing human rights violations and abuses being committed against children and women in the east and certain areas of the west of the country, in the light of the report by the team of international experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2 including sexual and gender-based violence, and affirming the necessity of preventing, condemning and eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls, of 1 2 A/HRC/54/73. A/HRC/54/76. GE.23-19923 (E) 131023 131023

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