A/HRC/RES/54/7 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 12 October 2023 Original: English Human Rights Council Fifty-fourth session 11 September–13 October 2023 Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council on 11 October 2023 54/7. World Programme for Human Rights Education The Human Rights Council, Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, Reaffirming that, according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and as stipulated in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and in other international human rights instruments, States are duty-bound to ensure that education is aimed at strengthening respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, Recalling General Assembly resolution 59/113 A of 10 December 2004, in which the Assembly proclaimed the World Programme for Human Rights Education, and resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, in which the Assembly decided, inter alia, that the Human Rights Council should promote human rights education and learning, Reaffirming the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training, adopted by the General Assembly in its resolution 66/137 of 19 December 2011, Recalling previous Human Rights Council resolutions on the World Programme, the most recent being resolution 51/2 of 6 October 2022, Recalling also that the World Programme is an ongoing initiative, structured in consecutive phases, to advance the implementation of human rights education programmes in all sectors, and that States should continue the implementation of previous phases while taking the measures necessary to implement the current phase, Recognizing that the World Programme focused, in its first phase, on the integration of human rights education into the primary and secondary school systems, in its second phase, on human rights education in higher education and human rights training for teachers and educators, civil servants, law enforcement officials and military personnel, in its third phase, on the implementation of the first two phases and on promoting human rights training for media professionals and journalists, and in its fourth phase, on youth, and aligning that phase with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, specifically target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals, while strengthening all previous phases of the World Programme, GE.23-19769(E)

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