A/HRC/RES/54/28 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 17 October 2023 Original: English 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 54/28. Enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights The Human Rights Council, Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, particularly with regard to achieving international cooperation in promoting and encouraging respect for human rights and for fundamental freedoms for all, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status, Reaffirming the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and recalling all relevant human rights treaties, including the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Noting that 2023 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the thirtieth anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, Recognizing that, in the context of technical cooperation and capacity-building, the enhancement of international cooperation is essential for the effective promotion, protection and fulfilment of human rights, which should be based on the principles of cooperation and genuine dialogue and aimed at strengthening the capacity of States to promote, protect and fulfil human rights, to prevent human rights violations and to comply with their human rights obligations for the benefit of all human beings, Bearing in mind the mandate of the Human Rights Council, as stated by the General Assembly in its resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, to promote advisory services, technical assistance and capacity-building, to be provided in consultation with and with the consent of the States concerned, and the provisions of Council resolutions 5/1 and 5/2 of 18 June 2007 and 16/21 of 25 March 2011 that aim to enable the Council to fulfil such a mandate, Recalling all relevant Human Rights Council resolutions on the enhancement of technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights, on strengthening the voluntary funds for the universal periodic review mechanism of the Human Rights Council, and on the promotion and protection of human rights and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Recalling also Human Rights Council resolution 51/33 of 7 October 2022, in which the Council considered that the implementation of human rights obligations and GE.23-20058(E)

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