TitleHuman rights in the administration of justice : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Requests the Commission on Human Rights to invite the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to study the practical implementation of UN norms and standards in this field and to recommend practical measures to the Commission; requests the Secretary-General in this regard: (a) to solicit from Member States as well as from the relevant international agencies and bodies, in particular, the Human Rights Committee, the Committee against Torture and the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, comments on the implementation of these standards; (b) to forward those comments to the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities at its next session; requests the Secretary-General: (a) to identify general problems that may impinge on the effective implementation of standards and norms and to recommend viable solutions with action-oriented proposals; (b) to formulate practical proposals on procedures and action at the national, regional and international levels to implement UN norms and standards on human rights in the administration of justice for the 8th UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders; (c) to continue to assist Member States in implementing existing international human rights standards in the administration of justice; (d) to continue to provide all necessary support to UN bodies working on standard-setting in this field; (e) to co-ordinate the various technical advisory services provided by the Centre for Human Rights and the Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs of the Secretariat.
Adopted at the 82nd plenary meeting, 15 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 235-236. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).