TitleRegional arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Welcomes also the assistance provided by the Centre for Human Rights in the establishment of the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies at Banjul, as well as the cooperation of the Centre with the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the International Institute of Human Rights at Strasbourg and the Inter-American Institute of Human rights at Strasbourg and the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights at San Jose, and the technical assistance provided by the Centre to the Arab Institute for Human Rights at Tunis; requests the Secretary-General to continue encouraging these developments; notes with interest in this regard the announcement by the Secretary-General in the proposed medium-term plan for the period 1992-1997 that efforts would be made to strengthen exchanges between UN and regional intergovernmental bodies dealing with human rights issues and that it might be expected that during the medium-term plan period more national, regional and subregional workshops and training courses would be organized for administrators of justice and government officials engaged in the implementation of international conventions on human rights, and that more countries in all regions of the world would develop forms of cooperation and assistance with the Centre for Human Rights, in keeping with their specific needs; invites States in areas where regional arrangements in the field of human rights do not yet exist to consider agreements with a view to the establishment within their respective regions of suitable regional machinery for the promotion and protection of human rights.
Adopted at the 69th plenary meeting, 18 Dec. 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 45th session, Volume 1, 18 September-21 December 1990. - A/45/49. - 1991. - p. 280-281. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).