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Resolution 2004/17 of 12 August 2004 of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

"The Commission on Human Rights, taking note of the resolution 2004/17 of 12 August 2004 of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, approves the decision of the Sub-Commission to appoint Mr. Yozo Yokota and Ms. Chin- Sung Chung as Special Rapporteurs with the task of preparing a comprehensive study on discrimination based on work and descent, on the basis of the three working papers submitted to the Sub-Commission on this topic (E.CN.4/Sub2/2001/16, E/CN.4/Sub.2/2003/24 and E/CN.4/Sub.2/2004/31), the comments made during the sessions of the Sub-Commission at which those working papers were submitted and the provision of the above- mentioned resolution, and of responses from Governments, national human rights institutions, relevant organs and agencies of the United Nations system and non-governmental organisations to a questionnaire to be elaborated and circulated by the Special Rapporteurs. The Commission also approves the request to the Special Rapporteur to submit a preliminary report to the Sub- Commission at its fifty-seventh session, a progress report at its fifty-eight session and a final report at its fifty-ninth session, and the request to the Secretary-General and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to provide the Special Rapporteurs with all the assistance necessary to enable them to accomplish this task."



India Committee of the Netherlands / Landelijke India Werkgroep - May 31, 2005