TitleWorking Group on Situations of the Commission on Human Rights.
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Authorizes the Commission on Human Rights to establish a working group consisting of not more than 5 of its members, to meet for a period not exceeding 5 working days prior to the sessions of the Commission to examine such particular situations as might be referred to the Commission by the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities and those situations of which the Commission is seized under that procedure, and to make recommendations to the Commission on the course of action to take in respect of each particular situation; decides that the working group, to be referred to as the Working Group on Situations, shall be constituted as follows: (a) before the end of each session, the Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights shall nominate the members to serve in their personal capacity on the working group at its next session; (b) if necessary, the Chairman or the outgoing Chairman may at any time, in order to fill a vacancy, designate a member from among all Commission members of the same geographical area; decides that the Working Group on Situations shall hold closed meetings and communicate its recommendations confidentially to the Commission on Human Rights.
Adopted at the 14th plenary meeting, 25 May 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1990, 1-25 May 1990. - E/1990/INF/6. - 16 July 1990. - p. 71. - Issued in ESCOR, 1990, Suppl. no. 1.