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Implementation of General Assembly Resolution 60/251, E.S.C. Res. 2006/2, U.N. Doc. E/RES/2006/2 (March 22, 2006).


Text of the resolution adopted on 22 March 2006 by the Economic and Social Council at the fifth meeting of its 2006 organizational session.


2006/2. Implementation of General Assembly resolution 60/251

The Economic and Social Council

Recalling its resolution 5 (1) of 16 February 1946, by which it established the Commission on Human Rights, and its subsequent relevant resolutions relating to the mandate of the Commission,

Also recalling General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006,

1. Requests the Commisssion on Human Rights to conclude its work at its sixty-second session, which should be short and procedural, and to transmit its final report to the Council,

2. Decides to abolish the Commission on Human Rights with effect on 16 June 2006.




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