A/78/161 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 12 July 2023 Original: English Seventy-eighth session Item 73 (b) of the provisional agenda* Promotion and protection of human rights: Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms Contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences Note by the Secretary-General The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit the report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Tomoya Obokata, in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 51/15. * A/78/150. 23-13623 (E) 010823 *2313623*

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