A/HRC/RES/54/36 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 13 October 2023 54/36. Advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia The Human Rights Council, Reaffirming that all Member States have an obligation to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms as enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, as reaffirmed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in accordance with their respective obligations under the International Covenants on Human Rights and other applicable human rights instruments, Recalling General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, Recalling also Human Rights Council resolutions 5/1 and 5/2 of 18 June 2007, and stressing that special procedure mandate holders shall discharge their duties in accordance with those resolutions and the annexes thereto, Recalling further Human Rights Council resolution 48/23 of 11 October 2021 and other relevant resolutions, Bearing in mind the reports of the Secretary-General on the role and achievements of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in assisting the Government and people of Cambodia in the promotion and protection of human rights,1 Recognizing that the tragic history of Cambodia requires special measures to ensure the protection of human rights and the non-return to the policies and practices of the past, as stipulated in the Agreement on a Comprehensive Political Settlement of the Cambodia Conflict, signed in Paris on 23 October 1991, Noting the new developments in Cambodia, especially the achievements and improvements in the economic and cultural fields over recent years through its relevant national plans, strategies and frameworks, Noting also the efforts made by the Government of Cambodia to rebuild the country, to promote individuals’ rights, freedoms and dignity while protecting the life of people and maintaining peace, stability, social security and public order, to promote development and to enhance the quality of life of the population, and stressing the importance of respect for and the promotion and protection of human rights, 1 A/HRC/42/31 and A/HRC/48/79. GE.23-20059(E)

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