A/HRC/RES/54/10 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 13 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 54/10. Mandate of Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes The Human Rights Council, Guided by the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action and the Declaration on the Right to Development, Bearing in mind paragraph 6 of General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006, Recalling its resolution 5/1 on institution-building of the Human Rights Council and resolution 5/2 on the Code of Conduct for Special Procedures Mandate Holders of the Human Rights Council, both of 18 June 2007, and emphasizing that the mandate holder is to discharge his or her duties in accordance with those resolutions and the annexes thereto, Recalling also its resolutions 9/1 of 24 September 2008, 18/11 of 29 September 2011, 21/17 of 27 September 2012, 27/23 of 26 September 2014 and 36/15 of 28 September 2017, and all resolutions of the Commission on Human Rights on this subject, Cognizant of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as contained in General Assembly resolution 53/144 of 9 December 1998, Recalling General Assembly resolution 70/1 of 25 September 2015, by which the Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including target 12.4 of the Sustainable Development Goals to achieve, by 2020, the environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes and substances throughout their life cycle, in accordance with the agreed international frameworks, as well as targets 3.9 and 6.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals, and affirming the interlinkages and integrated nature of all the Goals, Recalling also Human Rights Council resolution 48/13 of 8 October 2021 and General Assembly resolution 76/300 of 28 July 2022, in which they recognized the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, GE.23-19774(E)

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