The United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture : draft resolution / Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
|UN Document Symbol||E/CN.4/1982/L.29|
|Convention||Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment|
|Document Type||Draft Resolution|
|Subjects||Torture and Other Cruel Treatment|
24 February 1982
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda item 10 (a)
QUESTION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF ALL PERSONS SUBJECTED TO ANY FORK OF DETENTION OR IMPRISONMENT, IN PARTICULAR: TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Denmark, Finland Norway and Sweden : draft resolution The United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture The Commission on Human Rights,
Bearing in mind its resolution 35 (XXXVII) of 11 March 1981, Recalling General Assembly resolution 36/151 of 16 December 1981 by which the Assembly decided to establish a United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture
Noting that all (Government have an obligation to respect and promote human rights in accordance with the responsibilities they have undertaken under various
Further noting with deep concern that acts of torture take piace in various
Recognizing the need to provide assistance to the victims of torture in a purely
1. Calls on ell Governments in a position to do so to respond favorably to requests for contributions to the Fund;
2. Requests the Secretary-General to transmit to all Governments the Commission's appeal for contributions to the Fund.
In accordance with rule 69, paragraph 3. of the rules of procedure of the functional commissions of the Economic and Social Council.