TitleQuestion of human rights and states of emergency.
Approves the request of the Subcommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to the Special Rapporteur on human rights and states of emergency, Mr. Leandro Despouy, to fulfil his mandate, notably relating to the updating of the lists of States that have proclaimed, extended or terminated a state of emergency, the submission of conclusions and recommendations concerning non-derogable rights in states or situations of emergency, and the continuation of his consultations on the establishment of a database on states of emergency and related human rights questions; requests the Secretary-General to provide the Special Rapporteur the necessary human and material resources to fulfil his mandate.
Adopted at the 46th plenary meeting, 23 July 1996. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1996, New York, 25 Jan. and 6-9 Feb. 1996; resumed organizational session for 1996, New York, 2 Apr. and 2-3 May 1996; substantive session of 1996, New York, 24 June-26 July 1996; resumed substantive session of 1996, New York, 10 Oct. and 13-14 and 20 Nov. 1996 - E/1996/96 - p. 45 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).