Violence and Injury Prevention

Resolution on the right to health

Resolution adopted by the Commission on Human Rights

23-4-2003: The Resolution expresses concern about the magnitude of the findings of the World report on violence and health; invites the UN General Assembly to declare 2007 the UN Year on Violence Prevention; and invites WHO, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and other UN agencies to organize a consultation on violence and human rights with the aim of developing guidelines for violence prevention.