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Profile: Commission on Human Rights

Commission on Human Rights was a participant or observer in the following events:

The Commission on Human Rights, in its resolution 1999/21, condemns the unilateral use of economic sanctions, urging “all States to refrain from adopting or implementing unilateral measures not in accordance with international law and the Charter of the United Nations, in particular those of a coercive nature with extraterritorial effects, which create obstacles to trade relations among States, thus impeding the full realization of the rights set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments, in particular the right of individuals and peoples to development.” (United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 4/23/1999; Singh 12/21/1999)


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