A/HRC/RES/54/19 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 17 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 12 October 2023 54/19. Realization of the equal enjoyment of the right to education by every girl The Human Rights Council, Guided by the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations, Reaffirming the human right of everyone to education, which is enshrined in, inter alia, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other relevant international human rights instruments, including 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, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Recalling all relevant Human Rights Council resolutions, in particular resolution 47/5 of 12 July 2021, Recalling also that gender equality and the right to education have been recognized in the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences, Recalling further that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement will be implemented to reflect equity and the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities, in the light of different national circumstances, Reaffirming that all human rights are universal, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated and that States have the primary responsibility for the promotion and protection of all human rights, Recognizing that the full realization of the right to education for all is an essential condition for achieving sustainable development and contributes to enhancing the adaptive capacity and resilience of individuals and communities in the face of the adverse effects of climate change and environmental degradation, and in this regard encouraging States to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including Sustainable Development Goal 4, to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, underlining the commitment therein to eliminate GE.23-19797(E)

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