The United Nations Human Rights Council is a United Nations body whose mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world. While there have been a limited number of resolutions that are directly relevant to tobacco control, there are many others that could support a human rights based approach to health, the SDGs, and tobacco control.

HRC and the UN system

  • The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Read more…

  • Promotion and protection of human rights and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    2018 – asks the Convention Secretariat to communicate with various bodies about becoming official observers, including the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Read more…