A/HRC/RES/54/33 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 12 October 2023 54/33. Establishment of a regional office of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for the Caribbean Community The Human Rights Council, Guided by the fundamental and universal principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, Reaffirming the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and recalling all relevant human rights treaties, including the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Recalling the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action of 1993, which reiterated the need to consider the possibility of establishing regional and subregional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights where they do not already exist, and reaffirming the universality, indivisibility, interdependence and interrelatedness of all human rights, economic, civil, cultural, political and social, including the right to development, Recalling also General Assembly resolutions 32/127 of 16 December 1977 and 51/102 of 12 December 1996, Commission on Human Rights resolution 1993/51 of 9 March 1993 and Human Rights Council resolution 43/17 of 22 June 2022, and all subsequent Assembly and Council resolutions concerning regional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights, Reaffirming that regional cooperation plays a fundamental role in promoting and protecting human rights and should reinforce universal human rights, as contained in international human rights instruments, and their protection, Committed to enhancing subregional, regional and international cooperation to promote universal promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, in conformity with international obligations, Convinced that cooperation between the United Nations and regional initiatives in the field of human rights continues to be both substantive and supportive, and that possibilities exist for increased cooperation, Reaffirming that technical cooperation and capacity-building in the field of human rights should continue to be based on consultations with and with the consent of the States concerned, and should take into account their requests, needs and priorities, and the fact that all human rights are universal, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated, and should aim to make a concrete impact on the ground, GE.23-20066(E)

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